Registration Information

Returning Families: Have your account login and password ready.


  • Enroll in Individual Lessons
    • New to NMS? Open enrollment begins June 16
    • Returning Student? Enrolling After Priority
      • If you have an outstanding balance it must be resolved before you can continue.
      • Please ensure you are logged into your ASAP account to complete the Academic Year Lesson Request.
      • Be sure to indicate Academic Year & location, plus your 3 preferences for day/time and your payment preferences.
      • Our Student Services office will contact you for placement and payment.
  • Academic Year financial aid may be available. You must complete the application form and place a deposit of $50 for consideration.  The Financial Aid Committee will review your application as quickly as possible
    • Click here for application.
    • Place your $50 deposit here.
  • Priority Re-Enrollment (June 1-15) Returning students only
      • For your convenience, returning students are automatically re-enrolled for the next academic year’s individual lessons. Priority Re-Enrollment emails are sent on or before June 1 with instructions to secure a spot in your teacher’s studio.
      • After June 15, follow instructions above  for enrolling after Priority.
      • Financial Aid students will receive specific instructions from our Financial Aid Coordinator.
  • Payment Terms
    • All previous balances must be paid before enrolling.
    • Payment Plan
      • 3% payment plan fee applies.
      • Deposit required at time of enrollment; balance paid over monthly installments through March 15.
    • Lessons are cleared to begin once payment is received.
    • $50 Family Registration Fee is applied once per AcYr.



    • Enroll in Individual Lessons
      • New to NMS?
        1. Please contact us at [email protected].
        2. Set up an NMS account to speed up the registration process.
      • Returning Student?
        1. Registration forms will be emailed June 8, 2020. Be ready with the number of lessons you wish to purchase (ask your instructor ahead of time for their availability). Your instructor will schedule your specific date and time after you purchase your lessons. 
        2. Payment must be made in full before lessons can begin. Any previous outstanding balances from Academic Year 2019-2020 must be paid before registering. 
        3. There are no registration fees and no payment plans for Summer Session.
        4. If you need an account credit or refund for classes/lessons that did not meet online during the COVID19 shutdown, please email Tina Carlson at [email protected] before registering for Summer Session.
    • Summer Financial Aid may be available.
      • Click here for the application. 
      • Place your $50 deposit here.
    • Payment Terms
      • All previous balances must be paid before enrolling.
      • Register for days/times you know you can attend. NMS does not make up or refund student absences.
      • No registration fees or payment plans in summer.
      • Lessons are cleared to begin once payment is received.

    Questions? Call us! 203-624-5189

    • View our Academic Year Calendars: New Haven or Guilford
    • Please check out our FAQs page for complete information about  Financial Aid, Discounts, Make Up, Withdrawals and Refund Policies and more.