The Elmont Elementary program has something for every musician. The Elmont Jazz Masters program has been turning musically talented students in the Elmont Union Free School District on to blues and jazz for more than 10 years. Roy Haynes, a legendary jazz drummer and recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, made a special appearance at the annual JazzMasters concert in March. Elmont students have the opportunity to participate in three District wide music programs: Through their participation in the Elmont JazzMasters Program, Elmont students have unprecedented access world class professional musicians The students participate in weekly hands on performance based workshops. Student musicians are provided with an apprenticeship approach to learning and develop a wide range of learning skills that are integrated throughout all subjects.
The Elmont Strings Ensemble perform in Albany at the Empire State Plaza Concourse for "Music in Our Schools Week" sponsored by NYSSMA annually. The Elmont Strings Ensemble performed at the NYSSMA Festival at Hofstra University in May for the first time in many years. The District wide Marching Band performs in the Elmont Veteran’s and Memorial Day parades. Elmont student musicians perform community service throughout the year and add an air of patriotism and celebration to all Elmont events.