Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Kids in Concert - Mark Your Calendar

Mark your calendar for the Kids in Concert Band and Chorus Concert at the Mohawk auditorium on Thursday, May 6, 2010, at 7:00 pm.

Kids in Concert musicians are 4th, 5th and 6th graders from elementary schools in the Mohawk Schools Districts: Buckland-Shelburne Elementary, Colrain Central School, Hawlemont Regional, Heath Elementary, Rowe Elementary, and Sanderson Academy. Many of these students will continue their musical careers at Mohawk Middle School and High School.

They will perform the following music (and more!) at the concert:
Cape Spear March
The Mohawk Trail
Imperium
What a Wonderful World

Virginia Beach Trip - Final Payment Reminder

A reminder to all students and chaperones traveling to Virginia Beach (May 19-23): the final payment for trip expenses is due Friday, April 2, 2010.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

West Side Story Photos Still Available

West Side Story photos, taken by professional photographer Dave Harris-Fried, are still available to purchase at http://dhfphoto.smugmug.com.

The show photos are being sold at a discounted price, so that families have an opportunity to purchase affordable keepsakes. There is also merchandise: mugs, T-Shirts, buttons, etc. featuring the photos.

100% of the proceeds with be donated to the MTRHS Music Department for future Musical needs. This is great fundraiser for the Music Department, so please be sure to pass this information along to friends and family of the cast members.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

West Side Story Photos by Dave Harris-Fried Photography

 Dave Harris-Fried has volunteered his professional photographic services for Mohawk's West Side Story Musical. Photographs of the show (414 shots) may be viewed at his website: http://dhfphoto.smugmug.com/

 
 Full Cast
Photograph by Dave Harris-Fried. Copyright ©DHF photo.
Photograph may not not be used without permission.

Prints of various sizes may be ordered through the website. "Packages" are available, starting as low as $1 per 4x6 print if 10 prints are ordered. There is also merchandise featuring the photos.
100% of the proceeds with be donated to the MTRHS Music Department for future Musical needs. This is great fundraiser for the Music Department. We extend our grateful Thanks! to Dave for his very generous donation.
Jets
Photograph by Dave Harris-Fried. Copyright ©DHF photo.
Photograph may not not be used without permission.

There will be two posters with sample photos in the lobby area during performances. Dave's SmugMug website information (http://dhfphoto.smugmug.com/) will be on the posters and in the playbills. People may order whatever they'd like from the website (photos, T-Shirts, mugs, etc) and SmugMug takes care of all payments, printing of photos and items and shipping.

Tony and Maria
Photograph by Dave Harris-Fried. Copyright ©DHF photo.
Photograph may not not be used without permission.

 Performances of the All-School Musical West Side Story will be in the Mohawk Trail Regional School Auditorium this weekend:
  • Friday, March 12, 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 13, 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 14, 2:30 pm

Monday, March 8, 2010

West Side Story - This Weekend

Performances of the All-School Musical West Side Story will be in the Mohawk Trail Regional School Auditorium on
  • Friday, March 12, 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 13, 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 14, 2:30 pm
Featuring...
-MTRS Middle School & High School Students
-MTRS Faculty:  Mr. John Hickey as Officer Krupke, Mr. Leo Baldwin as Detective Schrank, Mr. Kevin Freitas as Doc, and Mr. Michael Browning as Gladhand.
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.

Concessions/Raffles:  The Mohawk Music Association will provide concessions (coffee, water, baked goods, candy) in the lobby. Hot dogs will be sold before and during the Sunday Matinee, and there will be a 50/50 raffle at all shows. Donations of baked goods may 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 (contact information). All proceeds are used by the Mohawk Music Association to support the Mohawk Music Department.

Photographs/Photo Gifts:  Photographs by Dave Harris-Fried Photography (http://dhfphoto.smugmug.com/) will be available to order. All proceeds will be donated to the Mohawk Music Department.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Reduced Price Student Tickets for Huttlinger/Halloran Concert

UPDATE 3/3/2010
FREE tickets are available for Mohawk students.

Tickets for the Pete Huttlinger/Kelly Halloran concert on Sunday, March 7, 7:00 pm at Memorial Hall in Shelburne Falls are being offered to Mohawk students for a reduced price of $10.00 FREE. Students need to identify themselves as Mohawk students at the door on the night of the show and they will get in free.

Tickets for the general public are available at Boswell's Books in Shelburne Falls, World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield, online at http://www.petehuttlinger.com/schedule.cfm , or at the door. Tickets are $18 advance and $20 at the door. Doors open at 6:30 pm; the show starts at 7:00 pm.

According to an article about Pete and Kelly in the February 26-March 11, 2010 issue of the Shelburne Falls & West County Independent, Pete is sure to play "Walkin' to High Ledges", a song from his 1995 album titled "Catch & Release".  Pete frequently visits relatives in the area and the High Ledges overlook in the Mass Audubon High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary in Shelburne is a favorite place.

In the same article, Kelly Halloran (Mohawk class of 2004) credits her two music teachers at Mohawk, Scott Bryant and Nick Waynelovich for nurturing her musical interests. Kelly will be opening the show at 7:00 pm.

The Mohawk Music Association is providing concessions for the event.