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The Blog of the Algonquin Fine & Performing Arts Department


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Legally Blonde opens Thursday, November 30th!

Coming to ARHS November 30, December 1, December 2 at 7pm: Legally Blonde the Musical! It’s the age-old story of girl meets boy… and gets dumped. She attempts to win him back but realizes along the way that her self worth and own ambitions far exceed his value of her. She ends up with the self-confidence and grit to earn a law degree from Harvard and, of course, finding true love, since this IS a musical.

Catch the show that reminds us to keep it positive! Advance tickets are available online at: https://legallyblondearhs.bpt.me or in the main office at ARHS.


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Fall Instrumental Concert, November 1 at 7:30pm

The Fall Instrumental Concert is on Wednesday, November 1 at 7:30pm in the ARHS auditorium. The Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, String Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble I and Jazz Ensemble II will all make their debut performances for the 2017-2018 school year. Students will perform folk songs such as Danny Boy and Ahrirang (Korean Folk Song), orchestral transcriptions: Mahler Symphony No. 1 in D Major, and some Latin jazz classics.

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First Gig of the Year!

Students from Mr. Eric Vincent’s Jazz Improv class had their first “gig” of the year on Monday, October 2 at the Wachusett Country Club in West Boylston. They performed an hour of jazz music at the St. Rose of Lima charity golf tournament. The annual event raises money for youth services within the local community, and it provides an opportunity for our music students to put what they do in the classroom to use in a real world setting. IMG_3969

Students involved were:

Ethan Cardillo, gr 10, guitar

Mateo Oyola, gr 10, bari sax

Justin Moyer, gr 11, trumpet

Ahren Shreeve, gr 12, guitar

Maya Sagarin, gr 11, trombone

Mikey Robertson, gr 12, alto sax

Ayah Bashmeh, gr 10, bass

Arthur Andreev, gr 10, drums


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Fall Instrumental Concert

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:30pm all Instrumental ensembles will perform in their first concert of the year at Algonquin Regional High School. The concert will feature performances by: Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, String Orchestra, Jazz II, and Jazz I. Tickets are $5 for adults/$3 students. NSMA members free with your $50 membership fee.