Instrumental Highlights

NYC Trip Highlights!

NYC Trip Highlights!

The Advanced band, Orchestra, and Chorus 8 had a fantastic trip to NYC May 8 and 9.  The students enjoyed a few sight-seeing tours including the Madame Tussauds and Top of the Rock, as well as some unique dining experiences exclusive to NYC. They were treated to performances of Matilda and Phantom of the Opera!  In between …

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County Festival Results 2015

County Festival Results 2015

Congratulations to the Intermediate Band, Advanced band and Orchestra for their stellar performances at the MCPS District Band and  Orchestra Festivals.  Each group received straight A’s and all superior (I) ratings.  The advanced groups were praised for having a sound and maturity “well beyond their years.”  The adv groups both received several A+ scores and a final …

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State & County Results 2014!

State & County Results 2014!

Congratulations to the 24 students who made the 2014 county honors band and orchestra. 14 made the Maryland All-State groups.  Way to go!!!!!

Spring Trip Highlights 2014

Spring Trip Highlights 2014

The Adv Band & Orchestra traveled to Ohio to perform in the Music in the Parks Competition.   Both ensembles won their division and received the overall best band and orchestra awards scoring 399 out of 400 points. They were also awarded the Espirit de Corp Award. The trip also included seeing Jersey Boys, a …

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County Festival Results

County Festival Results

Congratulations to the Advanced Band, Orchestra, and Intermediate Band for receiving all superior ratings at the district assessment festivals! 

State & County Honors

State & County Honors

Congratulations to the 26 students who made the 2013 county honors band and orchestra. 9 made the Maryland All-State groups.  Way to go!!!!!

Maryland Music Award

Maryland Music Award

Congratulations to CJMS Music Department for receiving Maryland’s “Exemplary Music Program” award.