11:17-11:48, Orchestra & VC (Band, students who do Chorus + Band eat)
12:19-12:51, Band (Chorus only and Orchestra only students eat)
11:44-12:13, Orchestra (Band, students who do Chorus + Band eat)
12:42-1:11, Band (Chorus only and Orchestra only students eat)
Welcome back, yo.
10 March: We will meet at MDIHS at 7:15am and leave at 7:30am for UNH jazz fest.
8 March: Jazz students going to UNH should know that the foodcourt at UNH is CASHLESS. So please either bring a card or work something out with a friend regarding this payment option. Let me know if you have issues. We are staying at Garrison Hotel & Suites in Dover-Durham. Students owe $45 for the room and checks can be made to MDI Music Boosters.
8 March: Upcoming jazz events are on the calendar but for quick reference: Sat, March 11, UNH Jazz Fest, 3:30pm performance; Sat, March 18, MMEA State Jazz Fest, 2:30pm performance; Tuesday, April 11, Island Jazz Night @ Pemetic, time TBD.
27 January: NO WINTER CONCERT ON SUN. JAN 29 due to director illness, stay tuned for more details about potential rescheduling
8 November: The World Famous MDIHS Music Booster Citrus Sale is on! Talk to your favorite high school music student about ordering delicious, zesty, juicy, freshly plucked oranges and grapefruit.
Fruit will arrive mid December, RIGHT when you need it. All profits directly benefit the individual seller’s music education!
You can also order online!
25 October: Classical All State info: be at MDIHS by 7:15. Bus leaves at 7:30. Dress NICE! Bring money for food. We should be home around 1:30ish depending on timing of auditions and travel. More details in your email and the calendar event.
11 October: Jazz All State Info: be at MDIHS by 7am. Bus leaves at 7:15. Dress NICE! We audition throughout the morning, roughly between 10-noon. After we wrap up auditions, we will eat lunch at the Augusta Mall (Panera) and head home, to arrive back to MDIHS sometime between 3-4, depending on how long all that takes. Gentle reminder that there is pep band that night, arrive at 6:15pm.
5 October: The MDI Music Booster have their first big fundraiser on Saturday, Oct 15. The MDI Marathon Pasta Dinner, held in the MDIHS cafeteria. The income from this event funds the summer scholarships, instruments, and instructional support for our music teachers. We need volunteers! We're looking for folks to help set up, serve and attend during the dinner, and clean up at the end. Please open this link and put your name down for the times and roles that interest you. It’s a really fun evening feeding the runners and their families as they get ready for the race!
3 October: If you are interested in signing up for classical all state, please sign up here by Friday, October 7.
3 October: We had a great first week of lessons! Be sure to remember the time of your lessons heading into this week and to communicate any scheduling conflicts well in advance!
26 September: Flute/Trombone lessons start Tuesday, Sept. 27.
22 September: The parent meeting will be an open house for parents/families looking to receive more information about MDIHS Music. You'll have a chance to see the space, meet the teachers, and ask questions. We will discuss an overview of the year, the new band lesson program, the MDIHS Music Boosters, and the future of MDIHS Music. If you are not able to attend in person but can join us virtually, join us here. If you cannot attend at all but want more information, sign up for our newsletter.
15 September: The pep band will not be performing at the home football game on Friday, Sept. 16. We're getting close though, next game is October 7!
7 September: Jazz All State information is here.
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