Last update: 5/20/19
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.
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
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:
Row 1: Samantha Gamber, Joseph Lafollette, Aiden Grocki, Timothy Goliger
Row 2: Maddy Silverman, Matthew Pearl, Joseph Sawicki, Benjamin Simmons,
Daniel Pereira, Eli Plummer
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!
Monday, June 10th, Music Association General Meeting, MHS Chorus Room, 7pm. All parents and students welcome.
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
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
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:
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!