It’s time to get your White Pants!
Ladies & Gentlemen,
Don’t wait until the week before the parade. Look for your size in shops or in the Gently Used Parade Clothes Box in the music room. Gently used pants are available for a voluntary donation of $5 which goes back into the music program through Canton Parents for Music.
Come see what one of the “Best Communities for Music Education” has to offer in the month of May!
Grade 8 Concert - Wed, May 1st @ 7:30 PM – CMS
Cinco De Mayo Performance – Mon, May 6th @ 10:00 am – CBPS
HS Instrumental Concert – Wed, May 8th @ 7:30 PM – CHS
HS Choral Concert – Wed, May 15th @ 7:30 PM – CHS
May Day Dance Celebration – Fri, May 17th @ 10:00 am & 1:45 PM – CPBS
Grade 7 Concert – Wed, May 22nd @ 7:30 PM – CMS
Memorial Day Parade – Mon, May 27th @ 10:00 AM – Canton Community
Grade 4 Concert – Tues, May 28th @ 7:00 PM – CIS
Grade 5 Concert – Wed, May 29th @ 7:00 PM – CIS
Grade 6 Concert – Thurs, May 30th @ 7:00 PM – CIS
The NAMM Foundation recognizes the Canton Public Schools for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education designation for the third year in a row.
“The Best Community designation only reaffirms Canton’s commitment to the Arts and music in particular….Every member of the Canton Public Schools staff and Board have contributed to this accomplishment,” states Mr. Kevin Case, Superintendent of Schools.
On Friday, April 5th Canton Public Schools is delighted to present its first Percussion Recital. The concert will take place at the Canton High School Media Center at 7:30 and will feature the CHS Percussion Ensemble. Selections arranged for percussion by Bob Rush, Canton’s Percussion Artist-in-Residence include “Diamond Dust”, originally written for rock guitar virtuoso Jeff Beck by Bernie Holland, “Tell It All” composed by jazz guitarist Pat Metheny and “Meandres” from Cirque du Soleil. Also included will be a solo snare drum selection by senior Sam Byus and an appearance by Canton Middle School 8th Grade Percussionists. The concert is free of charge.
The CHS Symphonic Band will join Northwestern Regional 7 and Torrington High School at the annual Tri-Town Band Festival March 26th. They will perform at the Warner Theater. Tickets can be purchased through the music department or at the door.
Be sure to attend the upcoming Winter Choral Concert: American Choral Music, on February 27th at 7:30 PM in the Canton High School Auditorium.
Members of the CHS Freshman Chorus, Chamber Singers, and Concert Choir will perform pieces ranging from the musical theater works of Stephen Schwartz and Marvin Hamlisch to traditional Appalachian, Gospel and 20th Century American music.