Williamsburg Competition 2016

Congratulations to the CJMS Advanced Band and Orchestra for winning “Best Overall Band” and “Best Overall Orchestra.” at the “Music in the Parks Competition” held in Williamsburg on the weekend of May 6 & 7.  Both groups won...

County Band and Orchestra Festival Results 2016

Congratulations to the Advanced band and Orchestra for their stellar performances at the MCPS District Band and  Orchestra Festivals.  Each group received all superior (I) ratings. Both groups were praised for having a “gorgeous sound” and playing with a...

Junior Honors Results 2015

Congratulations to the 34 students who made the MCPS Junior Honors Band, Jazz Band, and Orchestra.  15 made the junior band, 5 junior jazz, and 14 made junior orchestra.  Way to go!

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...

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...
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....

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

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

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