IgnitE. ILLUMINATE. INSPIRE.
ECI provides affordable artistic programs for all members of our community. Throughout the year, we offer several programs that cover a breadth of performing arts fields.
Fall 2018 Events
Bloom By Strathmore Stage
Our Bloom Pop-Up Stage brings music and dance performances to local festivals throughout the year. Find out if the Bloom Stage is coming to a neighborhood near you!
East County Strings
A regional, tuition-free afterschool music program for string players at 9 middle schools (up to 120 students), coordinated by the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras of Strathmore. The 6-week program takes place in March and April at each school, and culminates in a local Gala Community Concert at Paint Branch High School. Accomplished professional string musicians teach the classes, train the students, and perform with the orchestra.
Step Up East County!
A partnership between Strathmore and Step Afrika!, Step Up East County brings world-class step instruction to Francis Scott Key Middle School, Paint Branch High School, and Good Hope Union United Methodist Church. In addition to regular step workshops and rehearsals, the program provides transportation and free tickets to the Step Afrika! Step Xplosion performance at Strathmore, and concludes with a showcase performance in Eastern Montgomery County for families in the spring.
Corridor Concerts 2017-18
Our 2017-18 season celebrated the diversity of music and culture throughout our region with four concerts featuring a variety of aritsts and community groups. Stay tuned for our 2018-19 season announcement!
Have an idea for a program or want to let us know what’s happening in your neighborhood?
Support Arts For Everyone
We rely on charitable gifts from individuals to sustain and expand our visual and performing arts experiences and arts education programs. Your gift will foster incredible social impact by allowing Strathmore to remain a strong and vibrant resource in your community.