Marlborough Public Schools

Music Association

Music Association Meeting


Monday, April 1st, mandatory parent/guardian & student Washington DC trip meeting, 7pm, MHS Little Theater. Below are the powerpoint presentation as well as other trip-related documents from the canceled March 4th meeting.  


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

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

Last update: 3/21/19

October 31: Marlborough MacDonald's Grand Re-Opening

August 24: Band Camp Cookout

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.

September & October: Home Football Games

Upcoming Performances

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  • ​Saturday, March 23rd, MAJE State Festival, MHS Jazz Ensemble, Coakley Middle School, Norwood, 3pm. Public welcome, small admission fee.
  • ​Friday, March 29th, MHS Musical: West Side Story, Whitcomb, 7pm
  • Saturday, March 30th, MHS Musical: West Side Story, Whitcomb, 7pm
  • Sunday, March 31st, MHS Musical: West Side Story, Whitcomb, 2pm
  • Friday, April 5th, MICCA, Hopkinton HS: MHS Wind Ensemble, 3:30pm; 7th/8th Grade Strings, 4pm; MHS Concert Band, 6:30pm 
  • ​Saturday, April 6th, MICCA, Westborough HS: 7th Grade Chorus, 9:40am; MHS Mixed Chorus, 10:20am; 8th Grade Chorus, 11am; MHS A Cappella, 11:40am
  • Sunday, April 7th, MICCA, King Philip HS, Wrentham: 7th Grade Band, 12:30pm; 8th Grade Band, 2pm. Hopkinton HS: MHS String Ensemble, 2pm

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!​​

Current Volunteer Opportunity

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  • ​​​​The Paradise City Arts Festival is coming to town Friday, March 22nd through Sunday, March 24th and we need volunteers to help with the coat check booth. 100% of the coat check donations go to our general fund so please consider volunteering 2 hours of your time.  To volunteer, contact Marlene Manell at mrmanell@gmail.com Dates and times needed:
    • ​Friday, March 22nd 9:45am to 5pm
    • Saturday, March 23rd 9:45am to 6pm
    • Sunday, March 24th 10:45am to 5pm

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.