Tag: MICCA

CCHS Ensembles Receive Gold At MICCA

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A weekend ago, the CCHS Band as well as the Orchestra performed at the MICCA (Massachusetts Instrumental & Choral Conductors Association) State Concert Festival under the direction of David Gresko. The Orchestra performed on Friday, March 24, and the Concert…

MICCA Preview Band Concert Tomorrow Night

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This Tuesday, March 28th, the CCHS Concert Band will be performing at a concert along with the Concord Middle School band in a MICCA preview concert. During the concert, which starts at 7:00, the bands will be showcasing their programs for…

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…

Four Years/ Four Golds: CC Takes Gold at MICCA

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On April 1st, musical ensembles from all across the state participated in MICCA, the Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors Association.   A full weekend of music began with Orchestra performing on Friday, Repertory band on Saturday and Concert Band on Sunday.…

Music Programs Honored at MICCA

Beginning on Friday, March 27, musical ensembles from all around Massachusetts traveled to one of seven designated competition sites across the state to participate in the 2015 MICCA Competition.  The Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Conductors’ Association (MICCA)—which is chaired by…

CCHS Concert Band Returns From Indianapolis

On Sunday, precisely at 2:11 in the afternoon, the last of the CCHS Concert Band members stepped into the school, laden with suitcases, instrument cases, and maroon garment bags filled with uniforms.  Many helped to carry the various percussion-related items…

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…

Music Matters at CC

To the editors: The review written last week about CCHS’s production of The Pirates of Penzance was disheartening to those of us in the production, to say the least. Whether you were a member of the cast, crew or pit,…

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…

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,…