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Music Performances

Concert Schedules and Audition Information
Maryland Band Directors Band concert

2020-2021 Concert and Music Events

Unless otherwise noted, concerts are free and open to the public. 


Although there will be no performances by our music students this semester, we have 3 concerts by guest artists planned for your enjoyment as part of the "Zooming In: MC World Arts Festival" program.

  • VICTOR PROVOST: Caribbean Music and It's Intersection with American Jazz - Thursday, October 15, 7 p.m.
  • AMADOU KOUYATE: African Kora Demonstration and Performance - Thursday, November 5, 7:30 p.m.
  • DAWN AVERY: Global Spiritual Music Traditions and Native Heritage Discussion and Performance - Thursday, November 19, 7 p.m. 

To register for these free live-streamed events, visit the Arts Institute Pagenew window.

Any student interested in becoming a music major must audition for one of the full-time faculty on the Rockville campus.    

Music majors are required to take a theory placement test.  For more information about the requirements for an audition and when faculty are available to schedule an audition, please contact the music office at 240-567-5209.


All ensembles are one-credit courses with a culminating concert at the end of the semester. (The exception is Orchestra, which performs twice a semester.)

  • Chorus (MUSC 163)
  • Orchestra (MUSC 166) - Audition Required*
  • Chamber Singers (MUSC 170) - Audition Required*

* Auditions are required only for Orchestra and Chamber Singers. All other ensembles are open to all students.

Please contact Prof. Pablo Saelzer (240-567-7562) to audition for the Orchestra and Dr. Molly Donnelly (240-567-7558) to audition for Chamber Singers. 

Noncredit Education and Training


Community Arts provides noncredit classes for professional and aspiring artists, taught by working artists. We build our schedule based on community needs and interests, so we'd love to hear from you! Find out more.


Montgomery College, in collaboration with the Montgomery County Public Schools, offers this course to music teachers to support professional growth aligned with MCPS curricular objectives for instrumental music.  Find out more.