Gonk.Arts

The Blog of the Algonquin Fine & Performing Arts Department


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Music Fundraiser

The Northborough-Southborough Music Association is hosting a fundraiser at Northborough’s Mooyah on Wednesday, January 30 from 4-9pm. This fundraiser will help the NSMA provide more financial support to the music programs and students of Northborough and Southborough in grades 4-12.

The only requirement is that the purchases are between 4-9pm and mention NSMA when paying for your purchase. The fundraiser applies to both take-out and dine-in options as long as you mention NSMA.


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Holiday Festival Concert, Dec 20

Our annual Holiday Festival Concert will be held tonight, Thursday, December 20. The night will begin with light music in the lobby and rotunda area with light refreshments and student artwork displays around 6:30pm. At 7pm, the sit-down concert in the auditorium will feature some Holiday favorites like “Mele Kalikimaka,” “Jingle Bells,” and “Stopping By the Woods on a Snowy Evening” performed by Jazz I, String and Full Orchestra, Camerata Singers, Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and Mixed Chorus. The evening will conclude with our traditional grand finale: “White Christmas.” All chorus an orchestra alumni are invited to join us on stage for the final number.


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TriM Open Mic Night

Tonight is the annual Tri-M Open Mic Night. The evening will feature a variety of musical performances by Algonquin students. Armeno’s coffee will be available to purchase along with freshly baked goods! All proceeds will benefit the MMEA Symphony Scholars program.

Special thanks to our sponsors Armeno’s Coffee and Lowe’s Meat Market.


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Algonquin Instrumental Groups to Perform at Mechanics Hall

All four of the Algonquin Instrumental groups: Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and String Orchestra will be performing in the MICCA Gold Medal Showcase at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA. These groups were invited to attend this performance based on their superior ratings at the MICCA Festival on March 24.

Please join us on Sunday April 8 at Mechanics Hall to celebrate the accomplishments of our fine musicians. The Algonquin groups are scheduled to perform at 4pm. The organizers of the event noted the Showcase may run ahead of schedule and there is the potential for the Algonquin time slot to begin at 3:30pm- so get there early to grab a seat. Admission is free!!