Congratulations and welcome to the Opus Community Music School team! 

Please review this page for required paperwork. A hard copy of all paperwork may be submitted in person at our Eldersburg studio: 6217 Sykesville Rd. 

Criminal Background Check

All new employees must complete a background check through Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS). Please provide the following Carroll County String Project authorization number: 0800000740 when completing all Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) background checks. CCSP will reimburse faculty candidates for required background checks. Participating CJIS locations are listed here.

Have you already had your CJIS fingerprinting check done in the state of Maryland in the past 365 days?  Do you still have your authorization number? If so, click here! It will not cost you anything to fax the form and the results will be emailed to us in 24-48 hours. This form can be faxed to (410) 653-6329.

New Faculty Required Documents

All new CCSP Faculty must complete each form before employment can be finalized. Click on the corresponding buttons below to complete each required form. You may request blank copies from

New Hire Form  -  Maryland New Hire Registry Reporting Form

USCIS Form I9  -  Employment Eligibility Verification Form

Form MW 507  -  Employee's Maryland Withholding Exemption Certificate

IRS Form W-4  -  Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate

IRS Form W-9  -  Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification


If you have any questions please email us