• Lessons and Performances at Ellsworth Community Music Institute
    Individual lessons for all ages



  • 2018 Arthur Russell Festival for Creative Music Making is now taking APPLICATIONS! Please click here to learn more and to apply.

  • ECMI YOUTH CHORUS REGISTRATION closes March 26th. Please visit our Classes page to learn more and to register. Click here.


At Ellsworth Community Music Institute (ECMI), we create a sense of community through music by providing instruction and performance opportunities for people of all ages, musical abilities, and backgrounds.

Our values are:

  • artistic excellence
  • access for all, and
  • musical friendship

Within the walls of the new General Bryant E. Moore Community Center, sounds ranging from bold beginners to life-long learners to accomplished professionals are heard.  Everyone is made to feel welcome and to be a part of this nurturing, encouraging, and supportive community. Our students experience the joy of playing music in small ensembles, form deep and lasting friendships, benefit from mentors, and share the wonder of performance.

Nothing creates community quite like music.  Welcome to Ellsworth Community Music Institute!