Aug 20

Band Master Schedule 2017-2018

Aug 20

Band Parent Letter 2017

2017-07-02 Band Parent letter

Jul 20

Introducing the 2017-2018 Chemic Music Card!

The latest version of the Chemic Music Card is here! Information regarding the card, presales, Blitz Night, etc. will be coming soon.

 

Jul 18

New Volunteer Application System

A Note from Mrs. Welser:
NEW VOLUNTEER APPROVAL SYSTEM:  Midland Public Schools has changed from their old BRAVO forms to a new online system through The United Way that will be an all online submission.  Hopefully this will streamline volunteer approval.
The volunteer levels are the same as in the past. The goal is to have all drivers and volunteers fill out the new form by the time August band camp rolls around. Included is the link for application.

Aug 18

Chemic Music Yard Sign Order Form Updated

The fantastic Chemic Music Yard Signs are available to order now! These signs are well made and will last for years! Don’t miss this opportunity to show your Chemic Pride in your music student. Signs are $43. The order form can be found here >>>  Chemic Music Yard Sign Order Form 2016  Don’t delay… order deadline is October 1, 2016. Questions? Contact Larry Dotson at studiowolf@aol.com.

Aug 15

Chemic Music Cards Pre-sale is Happening!

Pre-sale efforts by the MHS music students are happening now!  All music students are encouraged to sell 10 Chemic Music Cards to friends and family (reminder – no door-to-door selling during pre-sale). Information was mailed out to all enrolled music students. If you have not received this mailing… please contact one of the co-chairs for Music Cards. Jennifer Lane (989) 600-8766 or Eileen Surbrook (989) 495-1977 are happy to help and to answer any questions you may have.

Pre-sale ends Tuesday, September 27th.

Blitz Night will occur on Thursday, September 29th!

Let’s Go Chemics!

Jun 03

Uniform Reminders and Found HD Jump Drive

Thank you to the many music reps and parents for hours of volunteer time to get the tuxes, gowns, and band polos checked back in. We’ve heard some stories!!! Lots of clothing coming in dirty – thank you to the parents for washing gowns, tuxes, and polos!!! Your time is appreciated. All music department clothing must be returned… bring them in today!  Please pin the name of your student on the gown, tux, or polo. Your help is appreciated.

The Senior Music Dinner was held at the Midland Country Club last night… it was a wonderful event. Thank you to the many parents, directors (and retired director – Kathy Peretz), and music reps for turning in so many beautiful photos and videos to Nancy and Lee Schaffert. The slide presentation was fantastic. A jump drive with the slide presentation was left at the Country Club last night. Please let a director know if you’re missing yours!  If you’re interested in purchasing either a DVD or HD jump drive of the slide presentation, please contact Lee Schaffert.

For those parents still interested in purchasing a name plate for the Music Recognition Plaque in the Music Hallway at Midland High… please contact Jackie Light.  There will be a refurbishing of the plaque within the next few months – it’s going to look great!

Good luck to all our graduating seniors… you’ve been an integral part of the music program for many years! And to the parents graduating out of the music program… you’ll be missed. Thank you for all you’ve done to support the MHS Music Parents and the fabulous music department at Midland High.

Apr 26

Date Shift for Senior Music Dinner – Now June 2nd!

(Please note date change – the dinner is now on Thursday, June 2. We apologize for any inconvenience.)

The Senior Music Dinner is for senior music students (Band, Choir, Orchestra) and their families.

Free entry for senior music students. $20 per person entry for each family member. Tickets will be sold in advance of this event through the MHS Music Parents Association. Ticket sales for Orchestra and Band will occur May 17, 18, and 19 during both lunch hours (10:45-12:30). Ticket sales for Choir will occur during 1st and 2nd hours (beginning 7:40 am) May 17, 18, and 19. Please make checks payable to MHS Music Parents.

This is a lovely evening meant to celebrate the accomplishments of the seniors in the music program. A wonderful meal is catered by the Midland Country Club. Dinner begins at 6:30 followed by individual recognition for senior music students by their director and ends with video presentation of the music seniors… this has become a beloved tradition at MHS.

Details regarding the video presentation: For the Senior Dinner, we will present a senior slide show again this year (also available for purchase).  Any music seniors or parents may submit photos or short videos (30 seconds or less – no more than 10 Mb).  These may be of any music related event – any age. We are also looking for audio files of music made by our students to use as background for the slide show. (Rhapsody, Solo & Ensemble, Concerts, other performances).

The easiest way to submit photos, audio, or short video clips (30 seconds or less – no more than 10 Mb) or music files is to email the files directly to Mrs. Karen Welser at mhs.bandupdates@gmail.com
DEADLINE FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS:  Friday, May 1st (this coming Sunday) – NO EXCEPTIONS.    

Apr 21

Time to Re-Enroll with Kroger Community Rewards

Our Kroger grocery store has a wonderful Community Rewards program. This is a great way to support Midland High music. Sign up through www.kroger.com. The name to search for is Midland H.S. Music Parent Assoc. A percentage of each purchase is donated to the Midland High music program. If you have already enrolled, April is the month that you must re-enroll. Questions? Please contact Mrs. Lisa Gullo.

Mar 14

All 1’s for MHS Bands and Symphony Orchestra!

At the recent band and orchestra festival, MHS scored straight 1’s. Congratulations to the MHS Blue Band, Gold Band, and Symphonic Band. Also, congratulations to the MHS Symphony Orchestra. This is an exceptional accomplishment in light of the challenges caused by 5 snow days leading up to the competition. Mr. Monroe and Mrs. Breneman were thrilled with the performances.

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