Last update: 5/20/19

MAJE State Festival


​Congratulations to MHS Jazz Ensemble and Director Jimmy Verdone for receiving a Gold Medal at the State MAJE (Massachusetts Association of Jazz Educators) Festival held March 23rd.

The Outstanding Musicianship Award was given to Matthew Pearl for tenor saxophone.


A Gold Medal at the MAJE State Festival gives the MHS Jazz Ensemble an opportunity to perform at the MAJE Gold Medal Showcase being held on May 19, 2019 at the Hatch Shell in Boston.


Upcoming Performances

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  • Friday, May 17th, Spring Sing, Voice ReChoired, Fermata Nowhere, Distilled Harmony and Nomadic, Whitcomb, 7pm
  • Sunday, May 19th, MAJE Gold Medal Showcase, MHS Jazz Ensemble, Hatch Shell, Boston, free and open to public, 12:55pm
  • Tuesday, May 21st, 6th Grade Spring Concert, Whitcomb, 7pm
  • Monday, May 27th, Memorial Day Parade, MHS and Whitcomb Marching Bands, 10am
  • Wednesday, May 29th, 7th/8th Grade Spring Concert, Whitcomb, 7pm
  • Wednesday, June 5th, 5th Grade Spring Concert, Whitcomb, 7pm
  • ​Sunday, June 9th, MHS Graduation, Wind Ensemble and A Cappella, 2pm

Daniel Pereira,  Chorus; Matthew Pearl, Jazz Ensemble; Samantha Gamber: Chorus

​​Row 1 - Michael O'Donnell, guitar; Matthew Pearl, tenor saxophone; Christiana Kearns, alto saxophone; Benjamin Simmons, alto saxophone; Ian Minier, tenor saxophone; Jaelyn Kassoy, baritone saxophone, Finola McCarthy, bass
Row 2 - Jimmy Verdone, Jazz Ensemble Director; PJ Alcantar, percussion; Blaine Stanczak, trombone; Maddy Silverman, trombone; Erin Zagzoug, trombone; Colbe Course, trombone; Joe LaFollette, piano 
Row 3 -  Maria Query, trumpet; Anthony Salemeh, trumpet; Allison Lucas, trumpet; Izzy Bailey, trumpet

WMCT Interview


  • Local cable TV station WMCT recently interviewed MHS music students on the impact the music program has had on their lives. 

MHS Spring Concert recording


The MHS Spring Concert will be shown on local cable station WMCT this week during the following times below and can be accessed directly at the YouTube video:


  • Sundays @ 9am
  • Mondays @ 3pm
  • Tuesdays @ 9am
  • Wednesdays @3pm
  • Thursdays @ 9am
  • Fridays @ 6pm
  • Saturdays @ noon


 


October 31: Marlborough MacDonald's Grand Re-Opening

August 24: Band Camp Cookout

Row 1: Samantha Gamber, Joseph Lafollette, Aiden Grocki, Timothy Goliger

Row 2: Maddy Silverman, Matthew Pearl, Joseph Sawicki, Benjamin Simmons, 

Daniel Pereira, Eli Plummer

MA Central Junior Districts


  • On February 2nd, 20 Whitcomb Middle School students auditioned for the 2019 Central District Junior Festival. Click here for the Press Release. Congratulations to all who auditioned!

November 22: Thanksgiving Day Football game vs Hudson

MICCA


​Congratulations to all MHS and Whitcomb ensembles who participated in the MICCA (Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association) Concert and Choral Festivals April 5th - April 7th.


Gold represents a superior performance.
Silver represents an excellent performance.
Bronze represents a good performance.
Merit represents an average performance.


The results are: 

Wind Ensemble – bronze
Concert Band – bronze
String Ensemble – bronze
Mixed Chorus – silver
A Cappella – gold

7th and 8th String Ensemble – bronze
7th Band – merit
8th Band – merit
7th Chorus – bronze
8th Chorus – silver


With the gold medal rating, A Cappella will have an opportunity to play at the Gold Medal Showcase at Symphony Hall on Saturday, May 4th. Congratulations to all!

All City Jazz Night

Music Association Meeting


Monday, June 10th, Music Association General Meeting, MHS Chorus Room, 7pm. All parents and students welcome.​​

September & October: Home Football Games

MA Central Senior Districts


  • On November 17th, 27 Marlborough High School students auditioned for the  2019 Central District Senior Festival. Click here for the Press Release. Congratulations to all who auditioned!

MICCA and MAJE Gold Medal Showcases


On May 4th MHSA Cappella performed in the MICCA Gold Medal Showcase at Boston's Symphony Hall and on May 19th the MHSJazz Ensemble performed in the MAJE Gold Medal Showcase at Boston's Hatch Shell. Congratulations to all!

Marlborough Public Schools

Music Association

September 3: Labor Day Parade

MICCA Solo Festival


Congratulations to Matt Pearl for earning a Gold Medal at the MICCA Solo Festival on April 27th. 

Bethany Gibson,  Chorus; Howard Priest, Chorus; Lenny Alvarez, Chorus; Jackson Clemons, Concert Band

Symphony Hall All State Scholars


  • Congratulations to these MHS Symphony Hall All State Scholars who were selected to participate in the All State Concert at Symphony Hall on Saturday, March 2nd.  Click here for the Press Release, videos below.

MHS Mini-View


  • Ever wonder about Audio Production courses at MHS? Check out the MHS Mini-View with teacher Shannon McNulty and student Noah Rosensweig.​

MAJE Central District Festival


​Congratulations to the MHS Jazz Ensemble for earning a GOLD MEDAL at the Central District Festival sponsored by MAJE, the Massachusetts Association for Jazz Educators. With this recognition, the group will compete at the State level Jazz Festival on March 23rd at the Coakley Middle School in Norwood, MA.


​Outstanding Musicianship awards were given to:


  • Maddy Silverman, trombone
  • Ben Simmons, alto saxophone
  • Matt Pearl, tenor saxophone


​In addition, one student is selected as the overall MVP of the festival. Matt Pearl was award the Festival MVP for Division 1. Congratulations to the MHS Jazz Ensemble!