Time for MICCA (This Tuesday and Thursday)!

The Massachusetts Instrumental and Choral Festival (MICCA) will be held March 31-April 2.

In preparation for that festival the NHS choral ensembles, under the direction of Jennifer Hartnett will be presenting a MICCA Preview Concert on Tuesday, March 21.

The instrumental ensembles will be performing a MICCA preview concert on Thursday, March 23.

  • The NHS Wind Ensemble under the direction of Steven Conant
  • The NHS Orchestra under the direction of Steven Conant
  • The CMS Honor Band under the direction of Courtney Schick
  • The CMS Orchestra under the direction of Craig Chisholm
  • The Elementary honor Band under the direction of Elana Lorance and Larry Smith

Both performances start at 7:00 pm, admission is $5.00 at the door.

Support Arts in Education

Access and participation in arts education for grades K-12 is squarely in the Massachusetts ESSA State Plan and is specifically placed as a strategy to broaden the curriculum for every Massachusetts child.  Show your support for the new standards by sending a quick note to state education officials.  DESE is welcoming public comments until March 9th.  Use the link above to send a message to state educators  with the form on the page.


The next PMA meeting will be held on Wednesday March 8 @ 7 PM in the Norwood High School Library.