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    Please browse this website to find important information about the Mendon High School Music Department as a whole or more specifically about the Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble, Pep Band and Pit Orchestra at MHS as well as philosophical information about my approach to and goals for each of these ensembles.


    Feel free to contact me at anytime at or 267-3865.



    Current Information:


    Audition information for the Rent pit orchestra is now available on the music bulletin board.  Auditions will be held on Wednesday, December 11th after school.


    The FAME Applebee's breakfast is this Sunday from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. at the Perinton location.  I wil provide music stands and stand lights for all performers.  Performers should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to their performance time.  


    Our jazz concert (featuring the Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble & other extra-curricular ensembles) is on Wednesday, December 18th at 7:00 p.m.


    The Wind Ensemble will perform our "seasonal" concert in the commons during 5th period lunch on Thursday, December 19th.


    All Prism Concert applications are due by Thursday, December 19th.  You must have already received approval to perform on the concert by this point by playing your piece for one of the music teachers.


    The Pep Band will play for the Winter pep rally during the X Block at the end of the day on Friday, December 20th.


    Prism Concert dress rehearsal will be after school on Thursday, January 9th and the actual Prism concert will be on Friday, January 10th at 7:00 p.m.


    The BRMS 8th grade band will have our annual side-by-side rehearsal with the Wind Ensemble on Friday, January, 17th during 5th period.






    Congratulations to the following musicians who were selected to this year's NYSSMA & MCSMA Honors All State Festivals!


    Jr. High Area All State

    Grace Wu (flute), band
    Jenny Zhao (flute), band
    Ella Henry (French horn), band
    Ethan Hess (French horn), band
    Natalie Schnose (French horn), band


    Sr. High Area All State

    Katherine Huang (flute), orchestra
    Emily Oldfield (clarinet), orchestra
    Madeleine Eckhardt (French horn), orchestra
    Kathy Yan (flute), band
    Olivia Harkin (clarinet), band
    Sydney Grossman (clarinet), band
    Sadie Oldfield (alto sax), band
    Molly Collins (trumpet), band
    Sadie Wallis (trumpet), band
    Alex Pogharian (euphonium), band
    Owen Oldfield (tuba), band
    Lauren Romanick (clarinet), alternate
    Emma Stenzel (trombone), alternate
    Libby Merkel (snare drum), alternate



    Conference All State

    Emily Oldfield (clarinet & alto 2), Symphonic Band & Treble Chorus
    Katherine Huang (flute), alternate
    Kathy Yan (flute), alternate
    Sadie Oldfield (alto sax), alternate
    Alex Pogharian (euphonium), alternate


    MCSMA Jazz All-County



    MCSMA Classical All-County










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