Archive for May, 2017

End of year in a Glance

Happy last week of high school for our seniors.  I can’t believe that we are already at this stage of the year.


I also would like to congratulate all of our choirs on a wonderful performance on Friday evening.

End of year in a glance:
Monday, 5/29
Memorial Day Parades

Please return your permission slips asap if you have not done so last week.

We will be meeting at NRHS on Monday morning at 7:45 am and loading the bus and leaving at 8 am to Lancaster Town green.
There will be a signup list sent shortly for help with our annual BBQ in between the two parades.
7:45 am – Meet @ NRHS Band Room
8:00 am – Depart for Lancaster Town Green
8:15 am – Unload and warm up
9:00 am – Parade Step Off
10:30 am (Estimated) – Back to Town Green for ceremony
11:00 am (Estimated) – Pack bus and head for BBQ
12:45 pm – Depart for Stow Parades
2:00 pm – Stow Parade Steps off
3:30 pm (Estimated) Parade ends
If you are meeting us at either parade, or picking up from Stow, please send Joe McCarthy a quick note saying so.
Sunday, June 4
Music Banquet
Devens Banquet Hall
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sunday, June 11
NRHS Graduation
DCU Center, Worcester MA
For all concert band and wind players in the jazz band.
10:00 am at the NRHS Band Room
10:15 am – Load bus to DCU Center
12:30 pm – Graduation Begins
2:30 pm (Estimated) Graduation Ends
3:15 pm (Estimated) Back to NRHS
If you are picking up your child at the DCU Center, please be sure to send Joe McCarthy a quick note saying so. 

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It’s Concert Week!

Well, we are here! Concert week is upon us.
Below, please find details about Friday’s concert as well as tonights FOM meeting.
Tonight, Monday 5/08
Friends of Music Meeting 
6:30 pm, NRHS Cafeteria
For tonight’s FOM meeting, we have sent an e-mail our through out middle school music teachers inviting parents of our incoming freshman to attend.  We hope that you can come out as well.
Venue change: We will be holding our monthly FOM meeting in the NRHS Cafeteria tonight, still beginning at 6:30 pm.
Pops Concert:
Friday, 5/12 
7:00 pm, NRHS Auditorium
This Friday is our annual Pops concert which includes some senior solos.
This is a concert where we are performing more popular style music, hit songs, musicals, etc.
Also at this concert, we are celebrating our graduating seniors as they perform in their last formal concert of the year.  Throughout this concert, some of our seniors will be performing prepared pieces as solo or small groups, within our concert. These will be announced within the concert.
5:00 pm – Intermediate Jazz Band, report to band room and then auditorium for sound check
5:45 pm – Advanced Jazz Band, report to band room and then auditorium for sound check
6:15 pm – Concert Band: Report to Band Room for tuning, sound check.
7:00 pm- Concert Begin
8:30 (estimated) pm – Concert Conclude
After the concert is concluded, as always, students will help bring the equipment back to the band room.
Looking ahead:
Choir Concert, Friday, 5/19
Memorial Day, Monday 5/29: For all band and jazz band students.  Schedule to come.
Banquet, Sunday, 6/04: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
Graduation, Sunday, 6/11: For all band and jazz band students.  Schedule to come.
Symphonic Band graduation Concert, Thursday, June 15th . 7:00 pm, NRHS Auditorium.

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Nashoba Symphonic band is presenting our spring concert, entitled “Hands Across the Sea” Sunday, May 7th beginning at 3 pm in the NRHS Auditorium.  The concert will feature band literature from the United States and England with everything from Holst to Harry Potter.

Admission is free of charge, but donations are welcomed.  We hope to see you there.

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