Congratulations to MHS Jazz Ensemble for achieving a GOLD medal at the Central District MAJE (Massachusetts Association of Jazz Educators) Festival. This standing affords the group to continue competing at the state level. The MAJE State competition is Sunday, March 18th at Norwood HS. In addition the following students received "Outstanding Musicianship" Awards at the Central District Festival:
At the District level there is one award that is presented to one student who the judges feel is most deserving. Congratulations to Matthew Pearl who was awarded the Most Valuable Player of Division I at the Central District Festival!
Row 1 - Emily Mague, Eliana Greenstein Himle, Sophia Chabotte, Joseph LaFollette, Abigail Purches
Row 2 - Nora Tynan, Thomas Redden, Kaley Davis, Noah Ogden, Austin Wise
Row 3 - Matthew Pearl, Timothy Goliger, Dean Moccaldi, Benjamin Simmons
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Additional videos can be found on youtube. Search for "Marlborough HS String Ensemble at Home for the Holidays 2017"
Justin Bartlett, alto sax
As a result of their Gold Medal performance, A Cappella will have an opportunity to perform at Symphony Hall on Saturday, April 21st. Congratulations to all those who participated in the state's MICCA festival! Click here for the Press Release
Congratulations to MHS Jazz Ensemble and Mr. Gary Piazza for achieving a GOLD medal at the Division 1 State Festival held at Norwood HS on March 18th! Additional congratulations to the following students who were recognized with a certificate in "Recognition of Outstanding Musicianship":
As a result of their GOLD medal performance at the State Jazz Festival, the Jazz Ensemble will have the opportunity to perform in the Gold Medal Showcase. Usually this performance is held at the Hatch Shell in Boston but due to on-going repairs, the concert will tentatively take place at the Berklee Performance Center, Boston, on Sunday, May 13th.
Matthew Pearl, tenor sax
Row 1 - Michael O'Donnell, guitar; Matthew Pearl, tenor saxophone; Brian Oram, tenor saxophone; Kaley Davis, alto saxophone and vocals; Barbara Carlone, flute; Benjamin Simmons, alto saxophone; Jaelyn Kassoy, baritone saxophone
Row 2 - Burnon Chen, piano; Blaine Stanczak, trombone; Maddy Silverman, trombone; Colbe Course, trombone; Molly Downing, trombone
Row 3 - Griffin St. Amour, drum set; Austin Wise, drum set; Allison Lucas, trumpet; Jared Bilancieri, trumpet; Anthony Salemeh, trumpet; Maria Query, trumpet
Missing from picture: Eoghan McCarthy, bass
Conductor Ron Carter
Marlborough Music Spirit Wear is now available for order. Click here for more information.
Row 1 - Noah Ogden (A Cappella), Jared Bilancieri (Jazz Ensemble)
Row 2 - Olivia Rainville (Wind Ensemble), Gabriel Pimentel (String Ensemble), Emily Friess (Concert Band), Cayman Pacific (Mixed Chorus)
Additional videos can be found on youtube. Search for "Marlborough HS Jazz Ensemble at Solomon Pond Mall 2017"
All State Scholars, left to right: Thomas Redden, Kaley Davis, Austin Wise, Joseph LaFollette, Noah Ogden, Timothy Goliger, Abigail Purches
Details of the September 17th April 2019 music festival trip to Washington DC, including the powerpoint presentation and all forms can be found below.
Reminder: Next mandatory parent/guardian and student meeting is Monday, November 5th at 7pm in the MHS Little Theater.