Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Nashville Countdown

It's almost time for the Mohawk Music Department's Annual Adjudication Festival Tour. This year the students will be traveling to Nashville, departing Tuesday, April 5 and returning Sunday, April 10.

Trip highlights  include:

     Tuesday afternoon - Wednesday late morning: 18 hour bus ride

     Wednesday, April 6
     Thursday, April 7
     Friday, April 8
     Saturday, April 9
     Saturday night- Sunday evening: 18 hour bus ride
     View the site locations on Google Maps.

This trip has been arranged with Heritage Festivals, recognized for their outstanding educational music festival tours. Visit the Heritage Festivals Virtual Tour page for videos and sample daily schedules.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Mohawk Music Association Meeting

The next meeting of the Mohawk Music Association will be Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 6:00 pm in the Mohawk school cafeteria.


1. Secretary’s report

2. Treasurer’s report

3. Music Director’s report

4. Old business
  • Updated MMA constitution/by-laws: do we want to post on MMA blog site?  
5. New business
  • MMA’s role in funding any new equipment/purchases deemed necessary for music program
  • Nashville trip
  • Formation of scholarship committee for 2011 scholarship awards
  • Senior banquet/awards/trip?
  • Mohawk alumni fund-raising concert for 2012
  • Fund day trip for music students this spring?

Note: Sequence of discussion may be rearranged.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Help Wanted

The Mohawk Music Association will be selling home-baked goods, other snacks, and drinks at the Fiorello! show this weekend.

We need:
   - goodies to sell
   - help with set up, clean up, concessions sales, and ticket sales.

We have THREE performance times to sell for, and these concessions provide an important fund-raising opportunity for the Music Association.

Show times are:
   - Friday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m.
   - Saturday, March 12 at 7:00 p.m.
   - Sunday, March 13 at 2:30 p.m.

NOTE: Food donations, whether homemade or bought, MUST BE INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED, in a size that's reasonable for the $1.00 cost we will charge.

Donated goods can be dropped off in the music room during school on Friday or in the lobby before each performance.

We thank you in advance for your much-needed help. Enjoy the show!

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Fiorello! - Ticket Information

Mohawk's All-School Musical Comedy Fiorello! is about Politics, Equality, and Love. It tells the story of the rise to power of New York's "Little Flower," Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia.

Show dates: Friday, March 11 @ 7pm, Saturday, March 12 @ 7pm, and Sunday March 13 @ 2:30pm. (Snow Dates: March 18, 19, 20)

Tickets may be reserved by calling (413) 625-9811, extension 1317.
All advance tickets reserved by March 10:  $5
Tickets purchased at the door:
Adult:  $10
Senior (Ages 65 and up):  $8
Student (Ages 4-20):  $8
Tickets may also be purchased in the 30% Store of radio stations 98.3 FM WHAI  and Bear Country 95.3. Proceeds from tickets purchased at the 30% Store are used to pay for radio advertisements for the Musical.

FIORELLO! Book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott. Music by Jerry Bock. Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Fiorello! is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by
MTI, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684

Meeting Schedule Update

The meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 6:00 pm has been changed to Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria.