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Choir and orchestra unite at winter concert

The combined MTHS choirs and orchestra crescendo to a climax as the concert comes to a conclusion.

By Amy Harris, Hawkeye Staff

January 13, 2019

For this year’s winter concert on December 18, the MTHS choirs and orchestras both showed their individual strengths, but also came together in a show of interdisciplinary camaraderie in the music department in a festive and upbeat display. After an introduction by choir director Thomas Sull...

Band plays sendoff to Disneyland, tribute to Jackson

Band plays sendoff to Disneyland, tribute to Jackson

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2014

It was no ordinary concert. That's for sure. It has been an exciting, intense and saddening couple of weeks for the bands at MTHS. Jazz 1 members were excited from their third place finish at Swing Central jazz festival in Savannah, Ga. Other band members were excited for their upcoming trip to Disneyland....

VIDEO: Glee’s Derik Nelson makes an incredible stop at MTHS

VIDEO: Glee's Derik Nelson makes an incredible stop at MTHS

By Erick Yanzon

October 7, 2013

httpvh:// Lead guitarist Derik Nelson on the hit FOX coemdy show "Glee" and his band performed in the MTHS theater on September 27. MTHS was one of the high schools chosen across the West Coast for his Take Chances Tour. A portion of the money raised for the conc...

Glee’s Derik Nelson tours high schools to fundraise for music and art programs

Glee's Derik Nelson tours high schools to fundraise for music and art programs

By Shannon Beaumont

September 17, 2013

Derik Nelson, a guitarist in the hit show Glee, is touring high schools on the west coast to raise money for arts and music programs and will be coming to MTHS Friday, Sep. 27, 2013. Nelson has made six full length albums, two of which he completed before graduating high school, and has decided to go o...

Brian Lynch joins MTHS Jazz

Brian Lynch joins MTHS Jazz

By Erick Yanzon

March 11, 2013

Grammy Award-Winning Trumpet Player Brian Lynch is to visit MTHS on March 16 to perform with the MTHS Jazz Ensemble 1. Brian Lynch is as comfortable negotiating the complexities of clave with Afro-Caribbean pioneer Eddie Palmieri as he is swinging through advanced harmony with bebop maestro ...

Chamber Winds light up the stage

Shelbe Kane | Hawkeye

By Erick Yanzon

March 9, 2013

Chamber Winds put on a show at the Spring Band Concert on March 9. The atmosphere of the MTHS theater sparked with excitement while they played "Sleep," "Florentiner March," and "Rise of the Fire Bird" in unity. Darin Faul is the director of instrumental music directing the ensemble....

Final band concert is a night of goodbyes for seniors

By Shannon Beaumont

June 21, 2012

As the year is getting wrapped up, so is band as the school’s instrumentalists had their final concert and Award Ceremony on Thursday, June 7. To open the night, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble played together the fantastic song “Chorale and Shaker Dance “by John Zdechlik, conducted by student...

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