Saturday, April 13, 2013

Spring Concert

Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:30 pm for the Annual Spring Concert featuring the Middle School Band and Chorus, and the High School Band, Chorus and Select chorus. They also have a few combined pieces this year!

The High School ensembles will be making their first appearance in their new concert attire.

Spring Calendar of Music Events

From Principal Lynn Dole's Newsletter, News from Mohawk for early April

Spring Calendar of Music Events 

After school Jazz ensemble began on Monday, March 25th! It's not too late to join! Drop in any Monday after school at 2:15!

Tuesday, April 9: Mohawk Music Association (MMA) meeting in the library. 5:00p.m.
Wednesday, April 24: HS/MS trip to see Annie on Broadway

Thursday, May 2: Annual Kids in Concert performance featuring band and chorus students from all of our elementary schools! The concert will be held at Mohawk at 6:30p.m.
Thursday, May 9: Annual MS/HS Spring Concert featuring MS Band and Chorus, HS Band, Chorus and Select chorus. We also have a few combined pieces this year!
May 8-10: Auditions for PVSYO - see information below.
Tuesday, May 14: MMA meeting in the library. 5:00p.m.
Saturday, May 18: MS and HS music department competing at the Music in the Parks Festival at Six Flags New England.

Monday, June 3 and Wednesday, June 12: MS and HS ensembles go "on tour" to all of the district elementary schools
Tuesday, June 11: MMA meeting in the library 5:00p.m.

Pioneer Valley Symphony Youth Orchestra forming
PVSYO: The Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra is starting a Youth Orchestra in the fall. Auditions for any student aged 13-20 will be held in May. Audition dates are as follows:
May 8th: Percussion 5:30-7:00p.m. Most Holy Redeemer Church, Hadley
May 10th: Percussion 3:30-5:00p.m. Greenfield Middle School
May 11th: Strings/Woodwind/Brass 9:00-5:00 - TBA
May 12th: Strings/Woodwind/Brass 9:00 - 5:00 - Artspace, Greenfield MA
Rehearsals will begin in September and will be held at Greenfield High School
For more information: Please contact Mr. Halligan or Ms. Glover.
(We have several students already auditioning for this!)

Monday, April 8, 2013


The next Mohawk Music Association meeting is scheduled for Tuesday April 9, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. in the Mohawk library. 
Agenda (subject to change):
  • uniform updates and ordering
  • Rollo Kinsman Scholarship updates
  • senior banquet/activity
  • joint meeting update with other school arts/drama groups. Lynn has requested that this meeting be at our May MMA meeting but we should talk about what we can bring to the table
  • Kids in Concert and the Mohawk Spring Concert both take place before our May meeting. (Ice cream/RECRUITING/Concessions...)