Upcoming Events

Chamber Music Concert

The chamber music concert is being rescheduled to a later date. It will be held in a private home sometime after Spring Break.

Reno Jazz Festival

Jazz III will perform in the Reno Jazz Festival the weekend of April 27-29.

Spring Potluck

Join us for the Spring Potluck on Tuesday, May 1 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in the PAC Cafe.

Senior Awards

The Senior Band and Orchestra Awards will take place on Wednesday, May 16 at 7:00 PM in the PAC Cafe.

Spring Concert

All ensembles will be showcased on Monday, May 21 at 7:00 PM in the PAC.

Graduation

All ensembles will perform during M-A’s graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 7 at 4:00 PM.

Fall Potluck

Please save the date of August 27, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, for the Fall Music Potluck in the  PAC Cafe.

News

March 2018

Congratulations to both the Orchestra and Concert Band for their incredible performances this month! The Concert Band placed 2nd and received a gold award in the WorldStrides Onstage Music Festival in Anaheim. In the Festival of Gold in Nashville Tennessee, the Orchestra received some of its highest adjudicator scores ever and earned a gold award for the fifth year in a row.

February 2018

Thank you to everyone who helped with and attended the 2018 Big Band Dance! Over 430 people attended this celebratory event, including 100 students from the M-A community, and we raised over $20,000 dollars for our music program. Here are some pictures from the event:

December 2017

M-A’s jazz bands were fantastic at the Delta Jazz Festival! The combo won 1st place and Jazz III and Jazz II both won 2nd place in their categories.

And what a wonderful Winter Concert! You can relive it below.

October 2017

All the ensembles did a wonderful job in the Meet the Bands and Orchestra Night! Unfortunately, we do not have a recording of the concert. However, here is a copy of the program.

May 2017

Congratulations to all ensembles for a successful Spring Concert! The M-A Chronicle reports on the event here. You can watch the full concert below.

March 2017

The Orchestra was invited to the WorldStrides Festival of Gold in Chicago, and earned a gold medal for their performance at Chicago’s Symphony Hall.

To learn about the partnership between M-A’s music program and the Ravenswood School District, click here.

January 2017

We are pleased to share that the Big Band Dance raised $20,000 for M-A’s music program! Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the event. For the M-A Chronicle’s report on the evening, click here.

December 2016

M-A’s Jazz Band III earned first place in the Advanced Jazz Band Category at the San Joaquin Delta Jazz Festival, and the Jazz Combo placed first for the second year in a row.

To find out more about this month’s Winter Concert, click here. You can watch the full concert below.

January 2016

Click here to view InMenlo‘s profile of Mr. Kurrus, M-A’s excellent music program,  and the Big Band Dance.