The ARHS Full Orchestra, under the direction of Ithaca College student teacher Averi Parece, channeled the Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the Holiday Concert held on December 19, 2019.
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.
Congratulations to the following students, who auditioned for and were selected into the 2020 Massachusetts Central District Music Festival (CDMMEA). They will perform in a concert on Saturday, January 18th at Mechanics Hall.
Ayah Basmeh: clarinet, Anastasia Gaskamp: bass clarinet *, Cam Jackson: tuba, Anna Roumiantsev: clarinet *, Gracie Sheng: oboe, Scott Alberti: jazz trombone *, Andrew Lee: jazz trumpet *, Madeline Jiang: violin, Justin Wang: violin *, Preston Green: bass *, Hannah O’Grady: soprano *, Miranda Slingluff: alto, Sravya Tanikella: alto *, Matt Webster: bass, Aimee Yu, alto *
* All-State recommendation
Students receiving an All-State recommendation scored in the top 50% of students selected to Central District. They will audition in January for potential placement into the Massachusetts All-State Music Festival in March.
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.
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.