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Click here to read full press release and musician bio!

ECMI is in the news! Thank you to Hannah Yechivi of NEWS CENTER Maine for telling our story so nicely and for sharing thoughts from our ECMI faculty and students. Click here to watch!

HAPPY SPRING!  4th Quarter begins March 29th. Click here to inquire about music lessons and when you are ready click here to register!  (Note to current students: It is not necessary to register again.)


We were saddened to learn that a wonderful friend of ECMI, Scott Hatcher, passed on December 15, 2020. We extend our condolences and appreciation to his entire family for thoughtfully designating Ellsworth Community Music Institute as a recipient of donations in Scott’s name.

Click here to watch a lovely story by Brooke Reilly of FOX ABC Maine sharing how our faculty, students, parents and guest musicians have come together this past year to keep music front and center!

If you are new to ECMI, please complete a Lesson Inquiry Form prior to registering. You may learn more about lesson offerings and rates 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!