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Band Concert Will be a Stunner

October 27, 2014
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Band Concert Will be a Stunner

Thanks to the Voice’s number one band room exporter, Namita Chandra, you now know the exclusive truths and lies about the CCHS Band Room, but are you ready to experience the magnificence of their creations?  I say yes, as does the virtuosic Band Director, David Gresko.  So I beseech one, I beseech all, to come to...
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The Music Program Rocks MICCA

April 7, 2014
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The Music Program Rocks MICCA

What did you do over the weekend? Well, the music department had an amazing weekend performing at MICCA (Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association). CC’s Orchestra, Repertory Band, Concert Band, and Select Chorus all received gold medals, and the Combined Chorus earned silver. This is the first time the Orchestra has preformed at a MICCA...
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PRISM Concert: Redefining the Concert Experience

February 10, 2014
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PRISM Concert: Redefining the Concert Experience

The CCHS instrumental concert last Friday night was the first of its kind. This performance featured musicians from the Concert Band, Repertory Band, Jazz Band, and Orchestra. Rather than having the whole band on stage playing pieces together, the continuous 75-minute concert consisted of small ensembles of musicians that would play for about five...
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Come to the winter concert for band and orchestra!

December 10, 2012
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Come to the winter concert for band and orchestra!

Everyone, and I do mean everyone, should come to the Winter Concert for Repertory Band, Concert Band, Orchestra, and Jazz “A” on Thursday, December 20th, 2012! The concert is free and open to the public. Bring your friends, your family, anyone! The concert will be held in the CCHS auditorium at 7 pm. The Jazz...
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New Teacher: David Gresko

October 15, 2012
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New Teacher: David Gresko

Mr. Gresko, can you tell me how long you have been a teacher? This is my twelfth year teaching. I spent nine years at Ashland Middle School and High School. I also spent seven years teaching grades from 7 to 12. Then I spent two years at Charlottesville High School. What did you do...
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Success at MICCA for CCHS Concert and Repertory Band

April 9, 2012
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Success at MICCA for CCHS Concert and Repertory Band

The Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association – MICCA – was held at Lexington High School on Saturday, March 31st and Sunday, April 1st. The CCHS Repertory Band performed on Saturday, while the Concert Band performed Sunday. Emotions were high, as it is band director Al Dentino’s last year this year. Repertory Band received...
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2012 MMEA All State Festival

March 26, 2012
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2012 MMEA All State Festival

On March 1st through March 3rd, some four hundred high school students from across Massachusetts flocked to Boston’s Seaport and Renaissance Hotels for the 2012 MMEA All State Festival. The festival offers the top student musicians in Massachusetts an unique opportunity to perform with each other under seasoned conductors who have experience playing in and conducting professional ensembles....
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2012 MMEA Eastern Senior District Festival

February 15, 2012
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The MMEA Eastern Senior District Festival is a highly selective band, orchestral, and choral festival featuring the top musicians in our region, and it took place on January 7 this year. Students begin practicing their audition pieces as early as June, and auditions take place in late November every year. Instrumentalists and vocalists alike perform scales, sight-reading,...
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