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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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CC Pops Says Goodbye to Seniors

June 3, 2013
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CC Pops Says Goodbye to Seniors

Last Friday night, May 31st, the CC cafeteria was prepared for the CC Pops concert, held every year on the day that the seniors graduate. The tables were covered in maroon table cloths, twinkling lights were hung on the ceiling, every table had a pot of flowers with pictures of the graduating seniors in band...
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Blood, Sweat, and Valve Oil: CC Shines at MICCA

April 22, 2013
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Blood, Sweat, and Valve Oil:  CC Shines at MICCA

A week before April break, CC made history at MICCA, a prestigious music festival.  Our Concert and Repertory band, as well as various choral groups, represented our school with pride by earning a collection of awards.  MICCA, the Massachusetts Instrumental & Choral Conductors Association, is designed to be a competition where each group is...
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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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Mr. Dentino’s retirement

May 21, 2012
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Mr. Dentino’s retirement

To his students’ dismay, Al Dentino – affectionately referred to as Mr. D by most of his students and the band director at Concord Carlisle High School for the past twenty years – is retiring this year. When asked to explain why he is retiring, Mr. D responded, “First of all, I can. I’ve...
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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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CCHS bands are “back on top”

May 16, 2011
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CCHS bands are “back on top”

This past April, the members of the Concord-Carlisle Concert Band and Repertory Band participated in the at the annual Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductor’s (MICCA) festival. The Concert Band won a gold medal and the Repertory Band won a silver. “The Concert Band really wanted to make a statement this year,” says Al Dentino,...
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