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
Marlborough Public Schools
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.
Daniel Pereira, Chorus; Matthew Pearl, Jazz Ensemble; Samantha Gamber: Chorus
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
From July 27-31, MHS Drum Majors attended Drum Major Academy at UMass Amherst.
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!
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 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
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!