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

Music Association Meeting


  • Monday, September 9th, ​Music Association General Meeting​, MHS Chorus Room, 7pm. All students and parents/guardians welcome to attend.

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

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!

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. 

Voices ReChoired at Spring Sing

MHS Spring Concert recording





 


Band Camp


Band Camp will be held Monday, August 19, 2019 through Friday, August 23, 2019 daily from 9am to 3:30pm at MHS. Below you will find all of the forms that were recently mailed to all music students and their families.


September & October: Home Football Games

All City Jazz Night

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!

Volunteer Opportunity


MPS Music Association is looking for a few people who will volunteer and can help with sewing at MHS during our annual performance attire fittings for MHS Music Students.

Dates: Aug 19th - 21st - 8 am to 3:30 pm. Can be all or part of the time. Mostly straight machine stitching of dress and pant hems. Bring your own machine or we can supply one.

Please email Marlene Manell at 
president@mpsmusic.org if interested or for additional information. Thank you in advance!

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!

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


  • Monday, September 2nd, ​Labor Day Parade, MHS Marching Band, Downtown Marlborough, 12pm

Marlborough Public Schools

Music Association

Last update: 8/11/19

October 31: Marlborough MacDonald's Grand Re-Opening

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

August 24: Band Camp Cookout

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.​

September 3: Labor Day Parade

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!

MHS Drum Majors


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

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

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.