Select Chorus Performs at Senior Center

This morning, Mrs. Wilson, our Choral Director, accompanied our Select Chorus to the Pepperell Senior Center.  Students joined members of our community for a delicious breakfast complete with hot chocolate! Then, our choir preformed several musical selections. Our students sounded wonderful! Thank you to the Senior Center for hosting us and to Superintendent Landers for attending! The music warmed our hearts on this cold day.

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Auditions for the School Play

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The fall play is here! Students will be performing the play, Crazy Town. It is a funny news show about a wacky town. The play includes an elementary school debate about tater tots, a weather machine that predicts the weather with 100% accuracy (sometimes), and a whole cast of wacky characters. Rehearsals will go through October and November. The play production will be held December 1 and 2. Students must have a signed permission slip in order to audition. Auditions will be held on September 28, 29, and October 3 after school from 2:45 – 4:00. Students can sign up in the lobby on the auditorium doors. Each student must choose a short monologue from the play for their audition. Memorization is preferred, but not required. The rehearsals will start as every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:45-3:45, but will become more frequent as the play gets closer. Below are all the dates for rehearsals and productions. 

Play Auditions

Sept 28, 29, October 3

October rehearsals: 2:45- 3:45

October 5, 6, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 24, 26, 31   

 November rehearsals 2:45 to 3:45

November 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 28, 29, 30

Plays Performance Dates

Rehearsal and afternoon dress rehearsal: November 30

Rehearsal and evening performance:  December 1

Rehearsal and evening performance: December 2

Want to join band or chorus?

NMS CHORUS INFO GRADES 5-8

joinchorusNissitissit chorus students will develop vocal skills, develop music reading skills, learn choral music from various cultures and time periods, and improve rehearsal and performance techniques.  Students learn how their individual responsibilities contribute to the ensemble.  High standards are set for all students who enroll. If you are interested in joining our NMS choruses please sign up using this link:  https://goo.gl/forms/d1G0nBUmSFs9Qvqx1. Any questions? E-mail BWilson@gmail.com. Chorus starts September 8th!

Band Info Grades 5-8

bandNissitissit Band students are well-rounded musicians.  Students are continually developing their craft on their individual instruments.  All students are held to high expectations during lesson times as well as full ensemble time.  Playing an instrument is the ultimate form of musical expression. Students who are interested will have the opportunity to meet Mr. Lanctot on Thursday during E Block (band/chorus block) and hear more about the program.   You can also email Mr. Lanctot at jlanctot@nmrsd.org.

Band Info

The next few weeks are going to be busy! We are wrapping up all of our programs which leads to busy schedules. Below are some important dates relating to the Grade 6-8 Band Program.

THIS WEEK will be the last week for our pull-out lessons during the school day.
  •  Monday, June 6 (today): Before-school band rehearsal, as usual.
  •   Thursday, June 9: “Band” week, all students have rehearsal first period. Also, our SPRING CONCERT will begin at 6:30. Students should arrive at 6pm. Jazz Band & Concert Bands are performing. Uniforms are required.
  •   Friday, June 10: In-school Band concert for NMS students.We will begin at 1:00. No uniforms required.
NEXT WEEK  will be the final week for PPPM Private Lesson Program students. 
  •   Monday, June 13: Before school band rehearsal, as usual. Also, our final PPPM meeting, 6:30pm in the NMS Chorus room.
  •   Tuesday, June 14: In-school band performance for students in grades 3 and 4. VBES students will walk to NMS from Varnum Brook for the concert.  Uniforms are not required.