GUILDERLAND—The school district is celebrating Music In Our Schools Month
Wit these events:
— Farnsworth Middle School MASK presents the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie from March 8 to10;
— The Guilderland Players of Guilderland High School will perform South Pacific from March 14 to 17;
— On Monday, March 26, the Farnsworth Middle School Sixth-Grade Chorus will perform in the South Concourse at the Empire State Plaza beginning at 1:15 p.m. Then on Tuesday, March 27, the FMS Select Band and the FMS
Jazz Ensemble will perform in the South Concourse beginning at 12:15 p.m. Both concerts are free and open to the public;
— On March 20, the community is invited to attend the annual Cabaret at FMS, featuring the jazz and stage bands from the middle and high schools. Students demonstrate their creativity through improvisation, the instantaneous creation of music in the moment; and
— Spring concerts round out the month at Lynnwood Elementary on March 21, Altamont Elementary on March 27, and Pine Bush Elementary on March 27.
The National Association for Music Education sponsors the annual Music In Our Schools Month event. “Music Education — Orchestrating Success” is the official slogan for Music In Our Schools Month 2013.