19 October, 2018
16 October: Jazz Auditions have been postponed to next Monday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 23. The sign up sheet is here.
All info about auditions is still on the jazz portion of the website (mdihsmusic.org/jazz).
16 October: Congratulations to the 10 MDIHS music students that were accepted into the MMEA Jazz All State Ensembles! Alec Fisichella, Adam Christianson, Alain Zhang, Irene Choi, Molly Collins, Carolyn Graber, Ivy Sanborn, Bella Walke, Alex Eason and Finn Hansbury. Great job to all 29 that auditioned!
MDIHS Music with the highest representation in the state again!
16 October: NO JAZZ AUDITIONS AFTER SCHOOL TODAY. Details forthcoming.
16 October: The basketball pep band schedule has been finalized. It's being placed o the calendar as we speak! G Fri Dec 7, Old Town
G Wednesday Jan 9, Ellsworth
G Mon. Jan 14, Orono
G Tuesday Jan 29, Hermon
G Monday Feb 4, Foxcroft
B Sat. Dec 8, Old Town
B Thursday. Jan 10, Ellsworth
B Tues. Jan 15, Orono
B Wed Jan 30, Hermon
B Tuesday Feb 5, Foxcroft
15 October: Any vocalist signed up for interested in jazz should attend a brief meeting with Bronwyn and Remy after school to discuss options!
11 October: Non C block musicians are excused at 1205 today to get prepped for the pep rally. #prepforpep
10 October: Getting ready for jazz auditions next week!
There will be a combo reading sesh/open jam on Au Privave tomorrow morning before school starting at 720am. Join whenever/if you can. (I know there are clubs).
There will be a big band reading session (running through the charts involved in the audition) immediately after school tomorrow until 2:50ish. Join whenever/if you can.
We will also offer some sesh on Monday, details forthcoming.
10 October: Jazz All State auditions are on Friday! We'll load at 830 and leave at 845am. Dress nice! Bring money for food as we stop at Panera/Chipotle in Augusta for lunch. If money is an issue, let us know and we can help out! We'll return just in time for pep band on Friday night!
9 October: Reminder that you must check in with music study hall each and every day. 12/16 of the MDIHS absences last Thursday were as a result of students skipping study hall. Please be responsible.
9 October: This was posted on the 4th... but maybe some folks missed it: Jazz Audition info/sign ups here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1dlbx3fbQ8ptieI8cNeyUnp4_iQFoMoVL
Auditions are Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.
9 October: What are the characteristics of a 4? Tell us: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1a9-51I-tDbcVGgWgY0_5j2UBafF6w86F4PS0a0su03c/edit?usp=sharing
5 October: Double check the classical all state signups and make sure they are right. They are due at the end of today! Here!
4 October: MDIHS Music is selling coffee! Check in with music students to order!
You can also order online!
Go to www.givingbean.com, choose 'online store-buy coffee and tea', click on the 'active fundraising partner list' (scroll down a bit), scroll down to the music-bands and orchestras listing (this is after a long list of schools, we're labeled as MDIHS music boosters). Select us and be sure to indicate the student you wish to support through your order!
4 October: Jazz Auditions materials/information is here!
3 October: ORK
2 October: Anyone who is in the mood to shed like crazy on all state auditions should know that I have parent teacher conferences today and tomorrow until SEVEN PM... meaning, the practice rooms can be used for shedding like crazy until seven PM. Free practice space. Take advantage!
25 September: Reminder: if you are only in one rotation, you should eat 3rd lunch unless that you need to eat 2nd or 3rd lunch, NOT first lunch!
24 September: Interested in playing jazz this year at MDIHS. Go here and sign up!
MDIHS MUSIC 2018