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!

Ian Minier, Caty Landrum Larkin and Dan Pimentel with Jimmy Verdone, MHS  Marching Band Director

November 22: Thanksgiving Day Football game vs Hudson

Voices ReChoired at Spring Sing

Marlborough Public Schools

Music Association

MICCA Solo Festival


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

Find out more about our mattress fundraiser at our next general meeting on October 7th where a representative from the company will explain this fundraising process. For more information, check out the Facebook page for this event by clicking here.

October 31: Marlborough MacDonald's Grand Re-Opening

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


Upcoming Performances


  • Friday, September 13th, ​Football game vs Groton Dunstable, MHS Marching Band, Kelleher, 4:30pm
  • Friday, September 20th, ​Football game vs Nashoba, MHS Marching Band, Kelleher, 4:30pm

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.

Welcome New Music Staff!


The Marlborough Public Schools Music Department and Music Association would like to give a warm welcome to Cara Kinney, the newest member of the Music Department.

Cara, the former Band Director for the Mattapoisett School District, holds a Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College and a Master or Arts from Boston University.  She will be directing the Whitcomb Middle School Bands and Jazz Ensemble.

​​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

MHS Drum Majors


From July 27-31, MHS Drum Majors attended Drum Major Academy at UMass Amherst.

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!

Music Association Meeting


  • Monday, October 7th, ​Music Association General Meeting​, MHS Band Room, 7pm. All students and parents/guardians welcome to attend. A representative from the Mattress Fundraiser will be in attendance. 

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

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

Daniel Pereira, Eli Plummer

Current Fundraising Opportunity

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.


Additional Spring Sing  as well as N. E. Voices videos can be found on the Voices ReChoired tab.

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

Last update: 9/17/19

August 24: Band Camp Cookout

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!

WMCT Interview


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

September & October: Home Football Games

All City Jazz Night

MHS Spring Concert recording





 

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!

September 3: Labor Day Parade

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!