The 2007 - 2008 Somerset High School
"Blue Raider" Marching Band Proudly Presents...

 


 

2013 - 40th SOMERSET MUSICTOWN FESTIVAL
 

This year marks the 40th year of Somerset's Annual Musictown Festival. This is also an ALUMNI YEAR where ALL of the PAST GRADUATES of SHS/SBRHS are invited to COME BACK AND PERFORM with the Students and Faculty of the current SBRHS music department. This festival celebrating music involves 2 week's worth of events from October 10 - 20, 2013. All of our performing groups, current members and alumni, will be involved in this event. We invite all parents and friends to come and enjoy all of the events. 

Information on instrument rentals and how to obtain the music will be announced by the end of the summer.

The Quality Inn, located at 1878 Wilbur Ave in Somerset, are offering us a discount for those of you that are flying in or driving a long way to come to the festival. They are offering us $64.95 per night. You also need to call them directly at 508-678-4545 to book your own room & you must tell them that you will be participating in the Musictown Festival in Somerset to get the discounted rate. If you have any questions regarding the hotel you must speak to them directly.

Let's make this the biggest and best festival that we have ever had!

If you have any questions please email :
Vice President - Nancy Listenfelt at somersetmusic@comcast.net 
President - Steven St Ours at tigger98@comcast.net

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Alumni Dress Code for performances:

Alumni can wear what you did when you where in school if you still have it & it fits properly.

Men - either a black or navy dress pants with a white shirt, tie, black sock & black shoes. (suit jacket is optional).

Women - either a black or navy knee length dress or longer or black or navy dress pants & a white top (suit jacket is optional & no tank tops are allowed).

Marching Band - wear Blue pants (Navy or Royal) and a white top.


 

2013 SOMERSET MUSICTOWN

SCHEDULE & PROCEDURES

 

The rehearsals & dress code for both Pops Night, Concert Night & Marching Band are listed below. Since we have a new field-turf football field, the new Drum Major mace rule is listed below. The report time for Pops Night & Concert Night is 4:15p.m. & the rehearsal will start at 4:30p.m. unless you are in Select Jazz Band than the rehearsal will start right after school at 2:15 p.m. with both Dr. Perry & Mr. Marshall.
 

October 17th - Musictown Pops Night

Concert Begins at 7:00 p.m.

Guest Conductors Dr. Robert Perry and Mr. Richard Sylvia
 

Pops Night - Rehearsal Schedule:

 

Select Jazz Band in the auditorium from 2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (for HS students, but alumni are invited to arrive early to have more prep time with Dr. Perry and Mr. Marshall) & 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Concert Band in the auditorium from 5:00 p.m. to 5:40 p.m.
Chorale and Show Choir in the chorus room from 4:30 p.m. to 5:40 p.m.
Alumni Dinner in the cafeteria from 5:50 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 

Pops Night - Performance Order:


Chorale - "Start Spangled Banner", "Dirait-on", "Ev'ry Time I Feel The Spirit"
Concert Band
- "Metrodance", "Appalachian Legacy", "Armed Forces Salute"
Junior Jazz Band
- "Now's the Time", "Lady Madonna"
Select Jazz Band
- "We've Only Just Begun", "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic", "The Defibrillator", Theme from "Fame", "Hey Jude"
Show Choir
- "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)", "Starmaker", "Land of Confusion"

 

Alumni Dress code for Pops Night:

1. You can wear what you did when you where in school if you still have it & it fits properly.
2. Men - either a black or navy suit pants with a white shirt, tie, black socks & shoes (suit jacket is optional, no sneakers please).
3. Women - black or navy dress or black or navy pants with a black or white top (suit jacket is optional & no spaghetti strapped tank tops, flip flops or sneakers please are allowed).

 

 

October 18th - Musictown Concert Night

Concert Begins at 7:00 p.m.

Guest Conductors Mr. Robert Soares and Mr. Michael Winslow

 

Concert Night - Rehearsal Schedule:


Orchestra and String Ensemble in the band room from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.(or longer)
Symphonic Wind Ensemble
in the auditorium from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Treble Choir
in the auditorium from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Concert Choir
in the auditorium from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Alumni Dinner
in the cafeteria from 5:50 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Concert
Night - Performance Order:
Orchestra
- "Star Spangled Banner", "Farandole", "Emperor Waltz"

String Ensemble - "Brandenburg Concerto, No. 3 Mvmt1"
Treble Choir
- "Fairest Lady", "Song for a Russian Child"
Concert Choir
- "Lord I Know I Been Changed", "Banks of Doon", "One Day More"
Symphonic Wind Ensemble
- "On Cloud Nine!", Selections from "Les Miserables"

 

Alumni Dress code for Concert Night:

1. You can wear what you did when you where in school if you still have it & it fits properly.
2. Men - either a black or navy suit pants with a white shirt, tie, black socks & shoes (suit jacket is optional, no sneakers please).
3. Women - black or navy dress or black or navy pants with a black or white top (suit jacket is optional & no spaghetti strapped tank tops, flip flops or sneakers please are allowed).

 


Alumni Get Together immediately following Concert Night:
Jillians's Sports Pub
1876 Wilbure Ave.
Somerset, MA 02726

 

 

October 19 - Musictown Alumni rehearsal with the "Blue Raider" Marching Band for Grand Day Festivities

 

The MARCHING BAND rehearsal will take place on Saturday October 19 at the Somerset MIDDLE School from 10:00a.m. to 11:30a.m.

The Rehearsal is at the Middle School because of PSAT testing that will be taking place at the high school.

Please contact us at somersetmusic@comcast.net if you need any equipment ahead of time as we will NOT have access to the High School during the PSAT testing period!!!

 

 

October 20th - Musictown Grand Day

Concert Begins at 7:00 p.m.

Guest Conductors Mr. Robert Soares and Mr. Michael Winslow

 

MUSICTOWN GRAND DAY MARCHING BAND SCHEDULE


Marching Band Grand Day Dress Code:

Band & Color Guard: 
Navy pants are preferred but you can wear jeans & a sold navy or royal blue top or Somerset music apparel in navy or royal & sneakers - nude, black, royal or white. 


Drum Majors
Navy pants are preferred but you can wear jeans, a solid white top or Somerset music apparel in white & sneakers.


Due to the new football field turf, Maces can be used for conducting purposes, but under no circumstance can a drum major attempt to pierce the field turf surface with the mace. You can lie it down on the field.


For the newer alumni please do not wear your marching themed shirts...thank you!

 

2013 Musictown Grand Day Letter to Participating Band Directors

2013 Musictown Grand Day Field Show Performance Order

 


Past Musictown Courts

 

40th Musictown Royal Court

 

Queen - Sydney Chase

Princesses - Emma Botelho and Tess Burns

Miss. Congeniality - Rachel Lake

 

 


 

39th Musictown Royal Court

 

Queen - Morgan Deplitch

Princess - Sydney Cardinal

Miss. Congenialities - Kelsey Alexander, Tess Burns, and Sydney Cardinal

 

 


 

38th Musictown Royal Court

 

Queen - Alex Mello

Princess - Melissa Allahua & Kendra Ford

Miss. Congeniality - Alex Mello

 

 


 

37th Musictown Royal Court

 

King - Andrew DaCosta

Queen - Lauren Costa

Princess - Jessica McCurry & Victoria Hordern

Miss. Congeniality - Aubrey Giasson

 


 

36th Musictown Royal Court

 

King - Zachary St. Ours

Queen - Carley Przystac

Princess - Abbie Levesque & Sarah Mayer

Miss. Congeniality - Lauren Soares

 


 

35th Musictown Royal Court

 

King - Nathan Mendonca

Queen - Angela Bethoney

Princess - Kelly Neufell

Miss. Congeniality - Cassidy Cousineau & Nicole Audette

 

 


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