Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Jazz Workshop says Goodbye to Mrs. Cembrola (Video)

The Jazz Workshop performed a "farewell" engagement for our amazing librarian, Mrs. Cembrola. Mrs. Cembrola was serenaded on her last day before beginning her retirement. We wish her all the best!


Thank You For 30,000 Views!

Just a year ago I posted about passing 10,000 views on our graftonmusic.blogspot site. Are you sitting down? The GHS Music blog just surpassed 30,000 views! I hope you continue to find the blog useful and informative as we continue to grow as a musical and web presence.

Thank You!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

GHS Music Students shine at district auditions.

On Saturday November 15th Grafton High School hosted the Central District MA Music Educators festival auditions. Nearly 1200 students from across Central Ma visited the school and auditioned for spots in the district band, chorus, jazz ensemble and orchestra. Sixteen students from Grafton were chosen to participate in the festival and perform at Mechanics Hall in January.

GHS District Musicians: Leah Kydd, Eric Webster, Jillian Gosselin, Samantha Jacobson, Emily Stratton, Bailey Conkey, Jessica Guertin, Jackson Briggs, Jake Sandakly, Claudia Cruz, Teddy Kiritsy, Austin Bailey, Danielle Pratt, Izzy Edwards, Ashley Scarlett, Elizabeth Wagner

How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain

Here is a short video that highlights some of the wonderful benefits playing an instrument offers your brain.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

GHS Music Booster Private Lesson Scholarship

Once again the GHS Music Boosters are offering scholarships for private music lessons. This is a great opportunity for students looking to advance their playing and/or singing. Information about the scholarship can be found on the application. The deadline to submit a scholarship application is Friday December 12th.

Scholarship Application

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Music boosters seek donations for Central District auditions on Saturday

The GHS Music Boosters are seeking donations of food for the upcoming Central District auditions at GHS. The boosters are responsible for feeding our adjudicators and offering concessions for the nearly 1200 students who will walk through our doors. If you are able to help with a food donation, please let them know by filling out this sign-up form. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f44afa92ea6f49-central

Thank You!