Concert Raises Spirits And Supports Emergency Fund

Concert Raises Spirits And Supports Emergency Fund

November 25, 2013 •
Filed under Performing Arts

The Manchester High School Music Department teamed up with alumni, community musicians, and guest performers to present a fast-paced, exciting concert on Wednesday Nov. 20.  The whole point was to raise some much needed funding and food for the MACC Community Emergency fund. We are happy to report... Read more »

More Acts Added For Wednesday’s Benefit Concert

More Acts Added For Wednesday’s Benefit Concert

November 18, 2013 •
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Three new vocal acts have been added to a benefit concert to be held at Manchester High School on Wednesday November 20 at 7:00 p.m.  The... Read more »

Manchester High School has a State and New England Championship team…the MHS Marching Band!

Manchester High School has a State and New England Championship team…the MHS Marching Band!

October 29, 2013 •
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Manchester High School has a State and New England Championship team…the MHS Marching Band! The MHSMB topped a highly competitive field of bands in Division 1A at JFK Stadium in Bridgeport, CT on Saturday in the USBands New England States Championship competition. This caps off a highly... Read more »

Marching Band: One Day, Two Festivals, Many Awards!

Marching Band: One Day, Two Festivals, Many Awards!

October 21, 2013 •
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Saturday October 19 was a great day for the Manchester High School Marching Band. They played a “double-header” competition by participating in both the Southington and Rockville HS marching band festivals. The results are in and MHS earned 1st place in division IA at Southington with... Read more »

MHS String Quartet performs for Governor Malloy

MHS String Quartet performs for Governor Malloy

May 21, 2013 •
Filed under News, Performing Arts

The Silk City String Quartet from Manchester High School performed at a reception for a very distinguished group of people at the Governor's Mansion on Thursday May 16th. The event was for the "Governor's Prevention Partnership" which is an organization that provides leadership and services to help... Read more »

Jazz In Spotlight During Special Concert

Jazz In Spotlight During Special Concert

April 23, 2013 •
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Update:And all that Jazz!Jazz Band put on a terrific show for students and staff and the house was more than impressed. Students were excited to see friends perform in various musical setting. Trumpet, saxophone, guitar and even singing wereincluded in the ensemble. It was a... Read more »

Jeff Holmes’ Big Band Show Comes to MHS

Jeff Holmes’ Big Band Show Comes to MHS

April 15, 2013 •
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For those of you who don’t know much about Jeff Holmes, he is a talented musician, arranger and composer.  Jeff Holmes Big Band Show travels around the country performing for a variety of crowds.  Jeff Holmes and his Big Band visited MHS on Thursday night with a full crowd including music lovers... Read more »

Alumni Choir Growing! Anniversary Concert Is May 20

Alumni Choir Growing! Anniversary Concert Is May 20

Mr. Ed Tyler
April 5, 2013 •
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The MHS Roundtable Singers will be celebrating their 75th Anniversary with a concert May, 20.  Featured on this program will be The Diamond Anniversary Choir, made up of alumni dating back to the group's founding in 1938.  Registration has begun,... Read more »

“Anything Goes” Is Here! Click to see the trailer!

“Anything Goes” Is Here! Click to see the trailer!

March 8, 2013 •
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Bailey Auditorium will be transformed into an ocean liner heading from New York to London next week as the spring musical "Anything Goes" takes to the stage for three shows.Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 senior citizens,... Read more »

Warm Sounds on a Cold Winter Night

Warm Sounds on a Cold Winter Night

Gabi Boardman , Harbinger
January 22, 2013 •
Filed under Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Choir, Jazz Combo, Performing Arts, Round Table Singers

The Annual Midwinter concert was a two hour event that took place on January 17, 2013. It consisted of Percussion Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble, and Roundtable Singers. All of those groups consist of advanced musicians. However, this year the concert also included... Read more »