The Student and Alumni Association (ADE - L'association des étudiants et anciens étudiants) of the ESM Bourgogne-Franche-Comté has been around for several years and is very active. In addition to welcoming new students every year, the ADE is very involved in organizing concerts and supporting the musical projects of its members. It also organizes different activities for the benefit of its members like the purchase of auditive protection devices, emergency first response courses, etc. The current ADE president is Remi Tripodi, a second-year saxophone student; Margot Lallier, a third-year choir conductor student is vice-president; Magali Bonopera, a second-year violinist student, is secretary; and Claude Chatard, a second-year trombonist student, is treasurer. ADE currently has about 80 members.