2018 MSES Winter Concert

    Thursday, December 20th

    6:30 pm

    Grafton High School Auditorium

    Dress Code: White top, black bottom (no jeans or shorts. no sneakers if possible)

    **All students should arrive at 6:00 pm and head to the band room. (go left once you are inside the school and turn left at the end of the hall. the band room is the last room on the left.)





    Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!

    Please use the navigation list to the left to find your band or class. 

    I am excited to get the ball rolling into what I am sure will be a great year in music! Please find your group below and do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns. It is an honor to work with our young musicians!

    6th Grade Band will meet on Thursdays at 8:25am beginning September 6th. Lessons are offered on a rotating schedule on Wedensdays and Thursdays. Schedules will be distributed during the first rehearsal and are available in the 6th Grade Band tab to the left.

    5th Grade Band will meet on Mondays at 8:25am beginning September 10th. Lessons are offered on a rotating schedule on Mondays and Tuesdays. Schedules will be distributed during the first rehearsal and are available in the 5th Grade Band tab to the left.

    4th Graders will attend an instrument demonstration on Wednesday, September 5th. Information packets will be coming home with students with rental information and a registration form to sign up for band. Rental Night is Wednesday, September 19th at 6:30pm in the MSES cafeteria. You may find this information and the forms in the 4th Grade Band tab to the left.

    Class information sheets will be coming home as classes meet. You may also find them in the "forms" tab on the left of this screen. 

    I am looking forward to a fantastic year!





    MSES 5th and 6th Grade Band & Chorus


    Event: Worcester Railers Hockey Game


    Date: Friday, February 2, 2018


    Time: game time is 7:05 pm. All band and chorus students are asked to arrive at 6:00pm.


    Where: DCU Center, 50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA


    Where do we go?

    BAND: Please enter the DCU Center at Door 4A.** We will meet there and be led to a warm-up room. We will leave our instruments here and will be escorted to our seats. If you are in Band AND Chorus see below.

    BAND AND CHORUS: Follow the instructions above for BAND. Once you have been escorted up to your seats, join the chorus waiting at the elevator. Then, see below for Chorus directions.

    CHORUS: Enter the DCU Center through the main doors and go to your seats. You will meet at the elevator on the mezzanine directly behind the seats at 6:10 pm, and will be escorted down to a warm-up room.


    What do we wear? Grafton green! If you don’t have anything Grafton or green, please wear gray. Dress warm and comfortably! Jeans are OK!!


    What do we bring with us? If you are in BAND, please remember to bring your instrument, music, and lyre or stand. Also, each person attending must have their ticket with them to enter at Door 4A.


    When do we perform? The Chorus will perform the National Anthem prior to the start of the game on the ice. The Band will perform Eye of the Tiger during the first intermission


    Additional notes:  

    **If you have a large group, you may want to have just one adult come with the performing band student to Door 4A. The remainder of the party may enter the DCU through the main doors and proceed to their seats.


    BAND: Medium to large instruments will be kept in the warm-up room during the game. We will be escorted down to the room toward the end of the first period to warm-up and then return to our seats to perform. After we play, we will bring the instruments back down to the room to be stored until the end of the game. Students with smaller instruments may keep their instrument with them during the game, but still have the option of storing it in the warm-up room. Don’t forget to pick up your instrument at the end of the hockey game!


    Please email one of us if you have any questions! Thank you for your enthusiasm and support!

    kellym@grafton.k12.ma.us                                                                                                               legaultl@grafton.k12.ma.us