RJK Performing Arts presents: How to Eat Like A Child–and Other Lessons in Not Being a Grown-up

Join the students of Robert J. Kaiser Middle School’s drama club for a production of How to Eat Like A Child — and Other Lessons in Not Being A Grown-up.  There will be two shows on Nov. 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. at the Arnold Packer-Hughs Auditorium at Monticello High School. The snow date …

Seven MHS students chosen to perform in All-State Festival Concert

Seven Monticello High School students have been chosen to perform in the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) Zone 9 Area All-State Festival Concert, which will take place at Suffern High School on Saturday Nov. 23, 2019.   The NYSSMA Zone 9 Area encompasses all of Greene, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties. In …

Meeting and performing with a mandolin virtuoso

Students in the chamber music program, directed by Monticello High School music teacher David Chidsey, had the wonderful opportunity to perform with Jacob Jolliff of the Yonder Mountain String Band on Wednesday, Oct. 2. The students listened to him perform bluegrass and country music with his incredible virtuoso skills.

Monti Idol will be held Oct. 18; auditions Oct. 7

On Friday Oct. 18, the Monticello High School Tri-M Music Honor Society is hosting “Monti Idol,” a singing competition involving high school students performing their favorite pop songs.  The finalists will be chosen by audition to sing popular music selections.  Tickets are $3 and proceeds help support the Tri-M Music Honor Society and Monticello Performing Arts …

Virtuoso Mandolinist to visit Monticello High School

On Wednesday Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in the Monticello High School Hughs Auditorium, virtuoso Mandolinist Jacob Jolliff of the Yonder Mountain String Band and the Jacob Jolliff Band will be conducting a workshop for MHS Chamber Musicians and performing some jazz standards with the faculty. Seating will be limited for the public and admission …

“Last Night” concert will be held on June 17

The Monticello Central School District Music Program’s annual “Last Night” Recital will take place on Monday, June 17, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in the Monticello High School’s Arnold Packer Hughs Auditorium.  This annual performance showcases Monticello High School’s chamber instrumentalists and soloists, as well as the MHS Chamber Singers and solo vocalists.  The event is …

MHS spring dance concert Friday, May 17

The annual MHS Spring Dance Concert will take place on Friday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m. at Monticello High School’s Arnold Packer Hughs Auditorium, 39 Breakey Ave., Monticello. This concert includes class pieces as well as the  seniors’ solos and small group pieces. This concert will honor our military personnel and their families.