MEMBERSHIP

Membership in the EMMS Music Program requires one quality...

ENTHUSIASM for Music and for Ellicott Mills Middle School.    ALL students are accepted and are placed according to musical ability and aptitude.  In some instances, players may be asked to play another instrument needed to make up the proper ensemble instrumentation.   ALL Music Program members MUST be enrolled in a performing ensemble to participate.


AUDITIONS

Auditions for the Music Program  occur in the spring of each Academic Year.  Placement is then made into the appropriate concert ensemble.   Chair placement auditions occur throughout the school year.

Auditions for the EMMS Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab occur in the fall of each school year.  More information will be available as we work through the details.

Auditions for the EMMS Percussion Ensemble occur in the fall of each school year.  More information will be available as we work through the details.

Auditions for the EMMS Symphony Orchestra occur in the fall of each school year for winds, percussion, and string players (Concert Orchestra / Chamber Orchestra).  String Orchestra members may join without an audition.


ENSEMBLES

BAND

  • Concert Band - Period 2
  • Symphonic Band - Period 3
  • Symphonic Winds - Period 1
  • Wind Ensemble - Period 4

CHOIR

  • Concert Choir - Period 1
  • Chamber Choir - Period 3
  • Women's Choir - Period 6

ORCHESTRA

  • Concert Orchestra - Period 5
  • String Orchestra - Period 6
  • String Ensemble - Period 7

CO-CURRICULAR ENSEMBLES

  • Symphony Orchestra - Tuesday / Thursday (7:00am - 8:00am)
  • Jazz Ensemble(s) - Tuesday / Thursday (3:15pm - 4:30pm)
  • Percussion Ensemble - Wednesday (3:15pm - 4:30pm)