Sunday, February 28, 2010

Mohawk Music Association Meeting

The next meeting of the Mohawk Music Association will be Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

West Side Story Postponed

Due to the weather, this weekend's performances of Mohawk's All-School Musical, West Side Story, have been postponed to
  • Friday, March 12 at 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 13 at 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 14 at 2:30 pm
All current reserved ticket holders will be contacted to confirm ticket holdings for the new dates.

Please look for updates about the performances on the Announcements page of Mohawk's website.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Baked Goods for the 3 West Side Story Performances

The Mohawk Music Association will be selling concessions at the West Side Story musical. These concessions provide an important fund-raising opportunity for the Association, which exists to help the music program with badly needed funds.

We're asking for your help in providing baked goods for any of the following performance dates -- note that we have THREE performance times to sell for!
Friday, February 26 March 12 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 27 March 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 28 March 14 at 2:30 p.m.
Baked goods can be dropped off in the music room during school on Friday or in the lobby before each performance. If you have any questions, please contact Ann or Deb.
We thank you in advance for your much-needed help. Enjoy the show!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Pete Huttlinger in Concert with Mohawk grad Kelly Halloran

Pete Huttlinger will perform at 7:00 pm on Sunday, March 7, 2010 at Memorial Hall in Shelburne Falls, with special guest Kelly Halloran who is a Mohawk graduate (class of 2004) and local favorite.

Pete is known for his fingerpicking 6-string guitar playing. Listen to some samples of his playing.

Tickets are available at Boswell's Books and World Eye Bookshop; $18 in advance or $20 at the door. Tickets may also be purchased online at .

Mohawk Music Association will provide concessions in the upstairs lobby: baked goods, coffee, soda, and water.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Bubs Singing Locally This Weekend

The Beelzebubs (with Mohawk alum Matt McCormick) will be performing Saturday, February 13 at 7:30 pm at the Deerfield A Cappella Fest. The performance will be at Memorial Hall on the Deerfield Academy campus.

Phone number for Deerfield Academy is 772-0241.

Bubs' spring concert schedule.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Mohawk Music Association Meeting

The next meeting of the Mohawk Music Association will be Tuesday, February 16, at 5:00 pm at Suzanne's house.

Please contact Deb or Ann for directions. (Contact information)

Costumes Needed for West Side Story

Director DoraThea Kastanas wants to borrow some costume pieces for the musical:
  • ballet flats (black)
  • petticoats
  • suit vests (men's, solid colors)
Please contact DoraThea if you have items to loan: .

West Side Story

Performances of the All-School Musical West Side Story will be in the Mohawk Trail Regional School Auditorium on
  • Friday, February 26 March 12, 8:00 pm
  • Saturday,  February 27 March 13, 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, February 28 March 14, 2:30 pm
Tickets: $12.00 Adults, $10.00 students/seniors. All seats are General Admission.

Reservations: Call 413-625-9811 x 1320. Please include your name, performance date, quantity of reserved tickets, and phone number. Unclaimed reserved tickets will be sold starting 10 minutes before show time.

More information about West Side Story on the Music Theatre International website.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Meeting Agenda

Mohawk Music Association meeting.
February 2, 2010, 6:00 pm in the Mohawk cafeteria.


1.  The MMA’s responsibilities for year end and beyond.  
  • Concessions and raffles for the play.  Ticket sellers, ushers/playbill handout
  • Spring Concert concessions and raffles
  • Senior Dinner:  we pay for the senior, all others at their own expense
  • Senior NYC trip, we pay for one play ticket the student pays the second one
  • Scholarships:   Min $1000, however more is the goal.
  • Need approx.  $700.00 to set up for the Ashfield Fall Festival (Oct 2010)
2.  In the past we have bought mics, purchased a video camera, helped refurbish the floor and replaced the curtains. We paid for pizza parties and or BBQ’s on the trips.  Helped to pay the bus fee for trips.  What needs are there for 2010 and beyond?????

3. :   We have contacted both Mr. Beck and Mr. Buoniconti to add a link to our website from the Mohawk website, i.e. like the athletic association has done. 


  • 1. Spring Fling Dance: students would like to put one on. Can Music Assoc Help? 
  • 2. Valentine Candy Grams & Song Grams. 
  • 3. Donation Collection: Students Sing and play outside in Spring at large area businesses. (like Salvationists).
  • 4. Upperclassman musical: Juniors & Seniors only – “Grease” June 11, 13, 18,19,20, 2010. Alternative stage ideas beyond Mohawk?
  • 1. Admission Tickets $12.00 adults $10.00 per student/seniors
  • 2. Need to break even with the cost of show. Can Music Association assist with preliminary costs of sets?
  • 3. Music Assoc. Fundraiser: Concessions
  • 4. Music Assoc. Fundraiser: Flowers
  • 5. Music Dept Fundraiser: Pictures – Smugmug
  • 1. Commitment concerns due to economy.
  • 2. How can Music Assoc. help students?
      D.  SPRING CONCERT:   
  • 1. Tue, May 11, 2010
  • 2. MMA Fundraiser:   Flowers