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The Blog of the Algonquin Fine & Performing Arts Department


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Winter Instrumental Concert, February 12 at 7pm

Please join the Algonquin Fine & Performing Arts Department for the Winter Instrumental Concert. The concert will be at 7pm on Wednesday, February 12 in the ARHS auditorium. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and NSMA members free.

The evening will feature performances by the following groups: Wind Ensemble, Jazz II, Orchestra, Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Jazz I.

The students have been preparing for this performance for the past 11 weeks and are excited to share their work with a great audiences. Repertoire by Mozart, Bernstein, Mackey, Bizet and Grundman will be featured.


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All-State Musicians

Congratulations to the following students, who were selected after an extensive audition process, to participate in the 2020 All-State Music Festival. These students will attend all-day rehearsal on Thursday, March 5 and Friday, March 6 in Boston. They will perform alongside other amazing musicians from across Massachusetts in a concert at Symphony Hall on March 7th.

Justin Wang, violin

Hannah O’Grady, voice


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Holiday Festival Tonight, 12/19

Join the Algonquin Fine & Performing Arts Department in their annual Holiday Festival, Thursday December 19 at Algonquin Regional High School. Small ensembles will perform in the rotunda and lobby areas starting at 7pm, while cookies are served and Art is displayed by Algonquin art students. At 7:30pm the concert in the auditorium will begin. The choirs, orchestra and Jazz I Band will perform some Holiday favorites. Our traditional finale continues: alumni are invited to join in the combined grand chorus with orchestra rendition of White Christmas. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students, NSMA members are free.


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MAMMA MIA! Nov 21, 22, 23

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Algonquin Regional High School’s Fine & Performing Arts Department is ABBA-solutely excited to present MAMMA MIA!

November 21, 22 and 23 @7pm ARHS  JFK Auditorium

Come Take a Chance on this Broadway smash and international hit musical told through ABBA’s timeless hits that will make you feel like a Dancing Queen and a Super Trouper! This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

Tickets  available at https://arhsmammamia.brownpapertickets.com or in the main office at Algonquin.

 


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Fall Instrumental Concert

 

Fall Instrumental Concert Program Cover

Please join us for the Fall Instrumental Music Concert on October 30 at 7pm in the Algonquin Auditorium.  The concert will feature performances by Concert Band, Symphonic Band, String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz II and Jazz I.  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and NSMA members are free.

The concert will feature a variety of music selections from standard classical repertoire, folks song and jazz.  A new piece will be premiered, written by Algonquin senior Abigael McCue.  The students have been working hard for the past several weeks and look forward to sharing their work with an audience.