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Folly Quarter Middle School
Rick Wilson, Principal
Michele Doyle-Wetzelberger, Asst. Principal
13500 Triadelphia Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-1506
FAX (410) 313-1509

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Visit our excellent feeder programs!
Dayton Oaks ES Band
Triadelphia Ridge ES Band
West Friendship ES Band
Bushy Park ES Band

Ensemble Seating Results
The results for seating auditions are in. Click on the ensemble below to see the results.

Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Concert Band
Chamber Symphony
Gold Jazz Band
Blue Jazz Band

Important News! Recent & Upcoming
Important News!
This space on the website will be used for important news. Please be sure to check back often.

Welcome to Folly Quarter Bands!
We have an incredible year planned at Folly Quarter with our Band Program. Although Band WILL meet the first day of school, please do NOT bring your instrument until Wednesday, August 27. Students interested in auditioning for Howard County G/T Band should speak to Mr. Spang as soon as possible. Music is available now - see below.

G/T Band and All State Audition Music
Howard County GT Band uses the same audition requirements and music as the Maryland All State Band. You can preview the music and download a study copy be following the link below.

GT Band and All State Audition Music

FQMS Band Wiki
Ask questions. Find out the scoop. Give answers. Help others. Get all the vocabulary and definitions for the next Vocabulary Quiz! Check out the Folly Quarter Band Wiki!

Concert Band

Unfortunately, I forgot the concert recording of our Adjudication at school, so I could not upload the files. You will have until Wednesday to complete the writing assignment. Sorry for the delay!


We have several performances and performing opportunities coming up in the next few weeks. On top of that, information, permission slips and payment information for HerhseyPark will come out this week.

State-qualifying chamber ensembles will be performing on Wednesday, April 15, at 7 PM at the FQMS Renaissance Night.

The Concert Band will be heading to Centennial High School for the Howard County MS Band Adjudications on Friday, April 17, directly after school.

The Maryland State Solo & Ensemble Festival will take place on Saturday, May 16, at Towson University. Specific, individual times will not be available until approximately a week before that Saturday.

Band Director's BLOG
Please check out the all new Mr. Spang's Blog.

Meet Mr. Spang
Read a little about Mr. Spang by clicking over to his biography.

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