New Horizons Green Band
New Horizons Green Band (Beginner Band) is designed for beginning instrumentalists, for those wishing to refresh instrumental skills, or for those making instrument changes. No previous experience is necessary and true beginners (can’t even put an instrument together) are welcome. Different rehearsal space is provided for both the true beginners and those with minimal experience. Green band meets once a week from 9 – 11 on Wednesday mornings. Members need to provide their own instruments, music stands, and purchase some beginning books.
Members of the New Horizons Symphonic and Concert Bands are welcome to register and perform alongside of Green Band at no extra cost
This is a yearlong course divided into two semesters. Spring semester will be automatically re-registered unless written notification is received by December 1.
New Horizons Discounts
- Those registered in a core ensemble receive a 25% discount on all other New Horizons Ensembles. Core ensembles include Green Band, Intermediate & Advanced Band, Beginning Strings, Full Orchestra, Advanced String Orchestra, Chorus, Big Band, and Jazz Ensemble.
- Those registered in Intermediate & Advanced Bands or Advanced String Orchestra receive 50% off Full Orchestra.
- New Horizons tuition is FREE for those who are 90 or older.
- Snowbird Policy: New Horizons members who are gone four or more consecutive months during the winter are asked to notify the ECMS office by December, and they will be billed for the fall semester only. All are welcome to attend rehearsals for the balance of the school year at no additional charge when they return. Click here for complete policy details.
How to Register
New students and students registering after mid-September: ECMS Registration Form
Continuing ECMS students may re-register online from May until September.
Paper registration forms available upon request: (585) 274-1400
Once registered, students may begin attending classes. The only registration confirmation you will receive is your bill. You may log on to check your registrations at any time. Click here for complete details on registration and policies.