Marlborough Public Schools

Music Association

Spring Sing

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  • What a wonderful evening of singing at the Spring Sing on March 24th! The evening featured several high school and college A Cappella groups one of which was MHS's Voices ReChoired.  

MAJE Festival


  • Congratulations to MHS Jazz Ensemble and Mr. Gary Piazza for receiving a SILVER medal at the MAJE (Massachusetts Association of Jazz Educators) State Festival held at Norwood HS on March 18!  Additional congratulations to Justin Bartlett, Alto Saxophone, for receiving the "Outstanding Musicianship​" Award. 















  • Congratulations to MHS Jazz Ensemble and Mr. Gary Piazza for achieving a GOLD medal at the Senior Central District MAJE Festival held on March 8th.  This standing affords the group to continue competing at the state level.  The MAJE State competition is Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Norwood HS. In addition the following students received "Outstanding Musicianship" Awards at the Central District Festival:


          Justin Bartlett - alto saxophone
          John Naoum - drum set
          Matthew Pearl - tenor saxophone

          Additional congratulations to 
Justin Bartlett who was awarded the Central District Division 1 
         
Most Valuable Player!​​​​​​


N.E. Voices 2017


  • ​On January 27th & 28th, Voices ReChoired participated in a two-day high school A Cappella festival. Below are some pictures and a video of their performance. 

Salta City Samba

Teaneck

Pictures from the Veterans Day Parade, Thanksgiving Day football game and Home for the Holidays can be found on the "Pictures" page. Click here to check them out.

Click here for the press release.

MICCA Festival


  • During the weekend of March 31st through April 2nd, a number of Whitcomb Middle School & MHS Ensembles participated in the MICCA (Massachusetts Instrumental & Choral Conductors Assocation) Festival. ​Click here for videos of some of the MICCA performances.  The results are as follows:


          7/8 Concert Band – Bronze Medal

          8 Chorus – Bronze Medal
          7/8 String Ensemble – Silver Medal
          High School String Ensemble – Bronze Medal
          High School Mixed Chorus – Bronze Medal
          High School Concert Band – Silver Medal
          High School A Cappella – Gold Medal
          High School Wind Ensemble – Gold Medal


​          As a result of the Gold Medal performance, Wind Ensemble and A Cappella will have the potential of

          performing at either Mechanics Hall on April 9th or Symphony Hall on April 15th. Congratulations to all

          who performed at MICCA! Click here for the Press Release.

video courtesy of Tricia Davis

All States

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  • Congratulations to the following MHS students who have been named Symphony Hall Scholars and will participate in the 2016-2017 All-State Music Concert at Boston Symphony Hall March 11th!

Last update: 5/24/17

Upcoming Performances​​

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  • ​Monday, May 29th, Memorial Day Parade, MHS & 7th/8th Marching Bands, 10am
  • ​Wednesday, May 31st, 7th/8th Grade Spring Concert, Whitcomb, 7pm
  • ​Tuesday, June 6th, 6th Grade Spring Concert, Whitcomb, 7pm
  • Thursday, June 8th, 5th Grade Spring Concert, Whitcomb, 7pm
  • ​Sunday, June11th, MHS Graduation, Wind Ensemble & A Cappella, MHS, 2pm

Row 1 (seated): Susan Rambridge & Julianna Kinslow. Row 2: Benjamin Simmons, Justin Bartlett, Sophia Chabotte, Kinnear Pierzchala and Matthew Pearl.  Row 3 (standing): Emily Mague, Kaley Davis and Noah Ogden. Missing from Photo: Timothy Goliger and Thomas Redden.

Row 1 (seated): Matthew Pearl (jazz) and Justin Bartlett (jazz).  Row 2 (standing): Noah Ogden (chorus), Kaley Davis (chorus) and Timothy Goliger (chorus).

Weep for Me

videos courtesy of Tricia Davis

Senior Districts

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  • Congratulations to the following MHS students who were selected for the Central District Senior Festival and performed at Mechanics Hall in Worcester on January 14th!

Click here for the press release.

Meeting Announcement​​​​

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  • Monday, June 5th, MPS Music Association General Meeting. All parents & students are welcome to attend. MHS Chorus Room, 7pm

pictures courtesy of Katherine Hennessy

What's New​​​​​​​​​​​​​


  • The Music Banquet will be held on Friday, June 2nd at the Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough. Doors open at 6pm. Click here for banquet letter.


  • ​Congratulations to Noah Ogden who was accepted into the 2017 All-Eastern Chorus Honors Ensemble. All-Eastern occurs once every two years. Selected students come from their respective All State ensembles from eastern states Maine down to Maryland. 


  • Save the date! Band Camp will be August 21- 25 and runs daily from 9am to 3pm. More information will be available on the website as well as mailed this summer.​


  • Voices ReChoired was invited to perform at Plymouth North HS North Voices A Cappella Concert on May 20th as well as at MHS NHS Induction Ceremony on May 22nd. Below is a video and pictures from PNHS North Voices Concert.
























  • ​On May 11th the All City String Night took place. The evening featured 3 String Ensembles from Whitcomb as well as the MHS String Ensemble. The night was capped off with a combined performance featuring students from all string ensembles.

























  • An Evening Of Jazz on May 5th featured The Berklee College of Music Concert Jazz Orchestra and the MHS Jazz Ensemble. Returning to Marlborough was MHS alumnus Nick Mosca!













  • MHS Jazz Combos 1 & 2 performed in the MAJE State Combo Festival on April 29th. Congratulations to both combos for receiving  Silver medals! Outstanding Musicianship awards went to Kaley Davis (vocal), John Naoum (drum set) and Matthew Pearl (tenor sax) for Combo 1 and Burnon Chen (piano), Benjamin Simmons (tenor sax) and Austin Wise (drum set) for Combo 2. 























  • On April 15th, the MHS A Cappella students sang at the Gold Medal Showcase at Symphony Hall. They were afforded this opportunity as a result of their Gold Medal performance at MICCA. 














  • Festival Disney videos, pictures and results can all be found on the Music Festival page.​