May 6-10, 2019 State Middle School Band and Orchestra Festivals - Lindale Middle School 

Update! May 9 and May 10, 2019 State Middle School Chorus Festival - Watkins Mill High School

Online Application Deadline: April 19


Location (Band and Orchestra): Lindale Middle School, 415 Andover Rd, Linthicum Heights, MD 

Updated Location as of 4/12 (Chorus only): Watkins Mill High School, 10301 Apple Ridge Rd, Gaithersburg, MD

Address questions regarding policies and procedures directly to MBDA, MODA, or MCEA. All groups will perform a warm-up selection and two compositions for adjudication. Both selections for adjudication must be from the MBDA, MODA, or MCEA Approved Lists (posted on the MMEA website). All groups will go through the applicable sight reading procedure as indicated in the MBDA, MODA, or MCEA Policies and Procedures. The exact schedule will be determined by the number of participating groups. Specific directions and details will be sent via email along with the performance schedule two-three weeks before the event. Please be sure to include your email address and check your email plus spam/junk folders for information sent to you. Applications received after the deadline will be accepted on a space-available basis.


  • Middle School Band Festival: All Day Monday, May 6 and All Day Tuesday, May 7 at Lindale Middle School, Anne Arundel County, Linthicum Heights, MD

  • Middle School Orchestra Festival: All Day Wednesday, May 8 and All Day Thursday, May 9 at Lindale Middle School, Anne Arundel County, Linthicum Heights, MD

  • Update! Middle School Chorus Festival: All Day Thursday, May 9 and All Day Friday, May 10 at Watkins Mill High School, Montgomery County, Gaithersburg, MD