Music Department

Music Score

Mr. Ryan Beise: Choir and Orchestra
Mr. Eric T. Peterson: Band Director, Guitar, Cross Country Coach

   Elementary Band Website:

Come Join Us! 

Talk to Mr. Beise or Mr. Peterson about being part of the Eagles Music Department! 

Evergreen's Music Department grows each year in participation and achievement.

*In 2019-20, 35% of the student body participates in one or more Music Ensembles.

*Each group has achieved high standards in Learning and Performance; Many of Mr. Beise's and Mr. Peterson's groups have received Superior Ratings (highest possible) at Festivals.

*Each year there are many opportunities for each student to learn and perform: Solo and Ensemble Festival; Marching Band (at Salmon Days Parade or Daffodil Festival); Assembly performances; and Many outside of school "gigs".

*Many opportunities for Advanced students to go beyond the school programs: All-District Honor Band, Choir, and Orchestra; Junior-All State Band, Choir, and Orchestra; Eastside Youth Concert Band; Bellevue Youth Symphony, Seattle Youth Symphony; Columbia Boys and Girls Choirs.

News from 2019-20:
       Evergreen Band Members at LWSD All-District Honor Band:
 The District’s Best players come together for 5 rehearsals and a performance with a Guest Conductor.Musicians are recommended from around the district for the Honor Choir, Band, and Orchestra. They are chosen based upon Character, Rehearsal Skills, and Musicianship. 
EMS Honor Band Members

LWSD 2020 Honor Band Members from EMS

Top L-R:  Aditya Donkada, Samuel Yi, Anusha Pandey, Shauryan Deb, Isha Rajpure, Ashlin Wertz
Bottom L-R: Anushka Arun, Ankitha Ramesh, Ria Gersappe, Kaya Clark Alex Rojas

Evergreen Musicians at Junior All-State Band, Choir, and Orchestra:
Each year, thousands of Band, Choir, and Orchestra Middle School Musicians from across Washington audition for a place in the All-State ensembles for Middle School Students (Junior All-State is mostly 8th graders, although some 7th graders qualify.
The "winners" come together  for day of intense rehearsal under a highly acclaimed conductor, and perform a final concert.
It's a chance for excelling Musicians to really challenge themselves!

Congratulations to FIVE Evergreen musicians, who performed at the Washington Music Educators' Association State (WMEA) conference over Presidents' Day weekend in Yakima

Junior All-State Band:

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2020 Junior All State Band from EMS! 

Participants (l to r): Alon Ragoler (Percussion); Alan Duan (Clarinet); Samuel Yi


Junior All-State Orchestra: 

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2019 Junior All State Orchestra

Participants: (l to r):  Lucy Wells, Guhan Kumar, Miheer Pandya (not pictured)

Join Us, and Be a Part of Eagles Excellence and P.R.I.D.E!