The 9-12 grade winter concert was an absolute smash hit! Congratulations to all involved! The recordings of the concert are posted on the recordings page for all to hear and enjoy!
This was a VERY interesting article for anyone who desires to pursue a career in the musical field as it relates to singing and more specifically broadway singing. Take a read!
Please note the following pages have been updated as of 10.25.15
CASMA- Spring festival information has been uploaded
NYSSMA- Majors songs have been reduced and updated. Solo songs have been included next to your name. If you are preparing a NYSSMA Solo or unsure if you are, please check the page and start listening to your solo piece.
Jr./Sr. Chorus- Continue to check and listen to our concert pieces
Select- Our Concert program has been updated.
Congratulations to the following five students who were selected to be a part of the Area All State Mixed Choir in Saratoga Springs on Nov 21st. This is a TREMENDOUS accomplishment and if you see these students around congratulate them on their success!!
Hope everyone had a great summer! Remember to check your back to school supply lists and be ready on Sept 8th!
Information about Select Choir will be given on Tuesday during Chorus and will posted on the bulletin board outside the music rooms.
New for this year, Jr. and Sr. Chorus will have rotating lesson groups, similar to band lessons. Specific information will be revealed in class so that everyone understands how it works. They will be part of your quarter grade, bear that in mind.
All Tech Courses will now be held in Mr. Blake’s old room, C144. That includes Digital Media and Digital Audio Production.
More information to follow but I look forward to seeing you all in September!
We are almost there! Congratulations on all of your achievements through the 2014-2015 school year! It has truly been a success. There are but a few more events on the school calendar so be sure to mark them!
June 12th 10am at NWCS- Flag Day Ceremony in the auditorium
June 22nd 7pm at the Catholic Church in Chestertown- Baccalaureate for the graduating Senior Class
June 27th 11am at NWCS- Graduation Ceremony!
Thank you all for a great year! Be sure to check back in August for class supply lists for music, practice parts for chorus, Lesson group information (new next year!), and anything else you may have questions on regarding to the music department. Enjoy the summer!
Attention all Band Members! The upcoming Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 25th in Chestertown. We will meet with our instruments and marching band music outside the band room at 9:00AM and travel by bus to LaFlure Lane. Please remember to bring your instruments, marching uniforms and parade music home on Thursday, May 21st (today) as the high school will be closed on Memorial Day and the band room will be locked up for the entire holiday weekend. If you are driving to Chestertown directly (meeting at LaFlure Lane), please meet no later than 9:30 in order to prepare for the parade. The parade is scheduled to start at 10:00AM.
Select Choir Members: We will meet at the old school at 10:15am. You may watch and follow the parade but we will be singing the national anthem and America the beautiful at the parade stop point.
Tuesday May 19th is the annual budget vote/spring concert/k-12 art show! Please come out and support our school system by voting and support our student artists and musicians at 7pm for a spring concert!
The year is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean we’re slowing down! Here are the upcoming music events for the rest of the year. Hope to see you at some of these events! Our students have been working extremely hard and they would love to be heard by as many people as possible! Thank you for your support as always!
April 28th- Senior Chorus goes to NYSSMA Majors for adjudication
May 1st & 2nd- NYSSMA solo festival at Queensbury High School
May 8th & 9th- NYSSMA solo festival (Jazz) at Colonie High School
May 19th- Annual budget vote/Art show/ and High School Spring Concert which starts at 7pm
May 25th- Memorial Day Parade in Chestertown. Parade kicks off at 10am
May 28th- Elementary/Middle School Spring Concert beginning at 7pm
May 29th & June 5- North Warren hosts Trills and Thrills Festival
June 5th- Elementary Chorus attends Trills and Thrills Festival in Massachusetts
June 11th- Select Choir and Jazz Band trip to perform at Burlington Jazz Festival in Burlington, Vt.