ECMS Open House

Join us for a hands-on taste of ECMS! Learn more about the school, explore musical possibilities, and register for lessons, classes, and ensembles. Plus registration fees will be waived for new students who turn in registration forms at the Open House!

Date and Time:

Saturday, September 7, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Messinger Hall, Karen Rettner Community Music Center (Messinger One)
10 Gibbs Street

Admission: FREE!


  • Instrument petting zoo
  • Registration & Info Table
  • Demos and booths with faculty and students from all ECMS departments(Piano, Jazz, Strings, Theory, Voice, Winds/Brass/Percussion, Early Childhood, World Music)
  • New Student/Parent Orientations at 10:40 & 11:40 a.m. (MSH-304)
  • Tours of Messinger Hall 
  • Eastman Campus Tour at Noon

Ensemble Placement Day

Interested in joining an ensemble? We will offer the opportunity to play for our faculty and get matched up with the ensemble that is right for you on September 7 after our Open House!

Click here for complete details and to sign up for an audition slot with a specific ensemble director or with some of our faculty members!