Many Upcoming Music Department Concerts! UPDATED

Update: Be sure to double check dates that may have changed:

There are many concerts coming up for the district in the next several weeks. Be sure to be in attendance at one or all of these events presented by one of the “Best Communities for Music Education”!

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* Wednesday, May 6th @ 7:30 PM – CHS Instrumental Concert

* Saturday, May 9th @ 5:00 PM – Districtwide Chamber Singers Day

* Wednesday, May 13th @ 7:30 PM – CHS Choral Concert

* Thursday, May 28th @ 7:30 PM – 8th Grade Instrumental and Choral Concert

* Monday, June 1st @ 7:30 PM – 7th Grade Instrumental and Choral Concert

* Tuesday, June 2nd @ 7:00 PM – 5th Grade Instrumental and Choral Concert

* Wednesday, June 3rd @ 7:00 PM – 6th Grade Instrumental and Choral Concert

* Thursday, June 4th @ 7:00 PM – 4th Grade Instrumental and Choral Concert

* Monday, June 8th @ 6:00 PM – Instrumental Concert in the Park

An Evening of Percussion: Friday April 24th @ 7:30 PM

001Come see the Canton High School Percussion Ensembles, 7th and 8th grade Percussion Classes and special guest vocalists at the 3rd annual:

“Evening of Percussion”

Friday, April 24th
7:30 PM

Canton High School Auditorium

Jonathan Smith and Jacob Tilton Honored at CAS Banquet

Jacob Tilton and Jonathan Smith were recognized at the Connecticut High School Outstanding Arts Awards Banquet for their outstanding work the past four years in music at Canton.

On Monday, April 6, Jonathan Smith and Jacob Tilton were honored at the Connecticut High School Outstanding Arts Awards Banquet. The Connecticut High School Arts Awards annually honor two outstanding seniors from each of the CT Association of Schools (CAS) member schools who excel in the performing or visual arts. These students must possess qualities of scholarship and leadership. Excelling in the performing or visual arts is of primary importance in the selections.

Congratulations Jake and Jon!

Canton Evening of Jazz: Wednesday April 8th @ 7:30 PM

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Canton Evening of Jazz! Wednesday April 8th @ 7:30 PM.

Come hear the CIS, CMS and CHS Jazz Ensembles, CMS and CHS Jazz Combos and CHS Workshop!

Tri-Town Band Festival: Thursday April, 2nd @ Warner Theater

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The annual Tri-Town Band Festival will take place on Thursday April 2nd, at 7:00 PM at the Warner Theater in Torrington. The concert will feature the Canton, Northwestern Regional and Torrington High Schools Bands. Tickets are available at the door.

 

Warner Theatre 68 Main Street Torrington, Connecticut.

Fiddler on the Roof Tonight 3/20, Saturday 3/21 and Sunday 3/22!

Be sure to come see Fiddler on the Roof tonight, Saturday and Fiddler On The Roof ColorSunday!

Friday March 20th and Saturday March 21st @ 7:00 PM & Sunday March 22nd @ 2:00 PM.

Tickets are still available at the door.

 

 

Emily Briggs, Canton Basketball Player (and Chorus Member!)

Emily Briggs during the semifinal Class S game Friday night. Photo by Todd Atkinson

Emily Briggs during the semifinal Class S game Friday night.
Photo by Todd Atkinson

Congratulations to Canton Basketball Player and Chorus Member Emily Briggs nominated for CPTV’s UChoose Student Athlete of the Week!

To vote for Emily, log on to http://cptvsports.org/?p=8038

With a 52-42 win over Notre Dame-Fairfield Friday night, the Canton Girls Warriors basketball team is headed to the Class S state final next week.

Also on the team’s roster were several band and chorus students including Carly Atkinson, Emily Briggs, Shannon Downey, Belle Magna, Katie Minkowski, Noe Powell, Abbe Skinner, Maggie Treacy and Katie Walker.    Other members of the team include Leah Eschenbrenner, Jacquie Grabowski, & Gabrielle Rose.

 

UMass Jazz Festival Press Release

The Canton High School Jazz Ensemble was selected as the outstanding big band at the UMass Jazz Festival on Saturday, February 28, 2015. As a result, the jazz ensemble was awarded the opportunity to be the opening band for Eddie Palmieri and his Salsa Orchestra at the evening concert. Jake Tilton was recognized for his outstanding musicianship! The competition featured many of the finest jazz ensembles from the northeast. Congratulations to the CHS Jazz Ensemble!!!

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