It’s official! The Orchestra will be performing in the National Band and Orchestra Festival at Carnegie Hall in April 2019!
On May 21, the M-A ensembles played in their culminating performance, the Spring Concert. Congratulations to all ensembles for a wonderful year!
Here is a recording of Jazz Band III’s concert in Barcelona, Spain:
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Click here to view InMenlo‘s profile of Mr. Kurrus, M-A’s excellent music program, and the Big Band Dance.