Gr 5-7: Join Performance Ensembles for 2024-25


One of the many great opportunities that students have at Beverly Public Schools is the ability to participate in the Music Performance Ensembles: Chorus, Band, and String Orchestra. Each group performs several concerts throughout the year, plays for many school and civic events, and even takes exciting field trips to different locations for competitions and community outreach. Middle School students who join the Music Performance Ensembles do not need any prior musical experience- it is never too late to join! 

Chorus, String Orchestra, and Band are all considered academic courses that occur during the school day, so students earn a grade for participating. These courses are all year-long classes so students would be committing to the ensemble for the school year if they choose to join.

Students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade can sign up for up to two performing ensembles if they were in at least one of the two groups they're choosing this school year. In order to build the necessary skills to be as successful as possible, we ask that students who are completely new to the ensembles this coming year choose only one. Incoming 5th graders this year will also only be able to choose one ensemble until they reach 6th grade.

If your student is interested in becoming a member of any of the Performing Ensembles, please fill out this Google Form to sign them up. 

To find out more about the instruments available to your student in the String Orchestra and Band groups, please visit our Interactive Recruitment Page.

If you have any questions or need further information first, please feel free to contact:

We look forward to hearing from you! 

Musically yours,

The BMS Music Performance Ensembles Teachers