Tag: band

Band Together and Listen to these Speeches

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It is October, and the annual tradition of electing the band council has commenced. For the past two years, the band speeches have been covered in the CCHS Voice as a way of connecting the musical and nonmusical worlds. This…

CCHS: A Year in Review

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It’s been another whirlwind year for CCHS, with students excelling in the arts, sports, and academics.  We began discussions on student stress levels and mental health, traveled around the world through different exchange programs, and saw an incredibly successful college…

Music is Fun!

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Have you ever wished you could play an instrument like all of your friends? Many of us probably were a member of the school band or orchestra in early middle school, but in the end lost interest or time. I’m here…

These Band Speeches Were so Edgy They Should be Banned

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You may remember from last year the groundbreaking article that introduced two vastly different worlds in High School Musical fashion: the band, and the rest of the school. This piece stunned the minds of many readers who had previously not known of the…

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…

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…

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…

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!…

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…

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,…