Mogadore Music Winter Newsletter

Issue 3, Volume 10; Winter 2023

Mogadore Music Department Web Page

Official site for the Mogadore Music Department

Happy New Year!

Welcome 2023! I hope everyone had a restful, joyous, holiday break. We have a lot of exciting activities for our Music Department this Winter. In addition, if you are interested in helping out with any basketball concessions or volunteer activities, please let me know! See you at one of our upcoming events!!

Go Wildcats!


Stephanie Bonitz

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Booster Information

Mogadore Concert Band: Santa the Barbarian

Winter Music Booster Meetings

Come hang with our Music Boosters this Winter at one of our meetings in the coming months. We will be discussing our department activities, fundraisers, banquet, and upcoming trips!

January Meeting: Thursday, January 12

February Meeting: Thursday, February 9

March Meeting: Thursday, March 9

Please check the Mogadore Music web page--under Music Boosters for more information, past minutes, and ways you can get involved!

Our meetings are now at 6:30 PM in the MHS Community Room. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

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Mogadore Junior/Senior High Music News

Music Notes from Mrs. Bonitz

We have a number of events and opportunities for our students to share their music this winter and we hope that we can see you at one of our performances! Listed below are some of our events, which are also detailed in this newsletter!

Sunday, January 15- High School Solo and Ensemble Recital 2:00 PM @ MHS (Report time 1:15 PM)

Saturday, January 21-OMEA District 6 Solo and Ensemble @ Barberton High School

Sunday, January 29- O.H. Somers Elementary Bands Concert (Fifth and Sixth Grade Band) 2:00 PM @ MHS. (Report time 1:15 PM)

Sunday, February 26- High School Band and Choir OMEA Preview Concert 2:00 PM @ MHS (Report time 1:15 PM)

Friday/Saturday, March 10-11- OMEA Large Group Contest @ TBD

Mogadore Choir spreads the Christmas spirit HD 720p

Pep Band 2023

Our High School Band will performing at most Boy's Varsity Basketball Games this season! Please check out the schedule below for our entire schedule.

Students are asked to wear Mogadore attire or student "themed" attire for other games, to be announced.

Congratulations, OBDC Honor Band Participants!

We had 6 students represent Mogadore at The University of Akron's Ohio Band Director's Conference Honor Bands this past December! Congratulations to Nathan, Jon, Tristyn, Matthew, Shawn, and Landon for their efforts!
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Suessical the Musical JR

Congratulations and Bravo to all of the students who auditioned for the upcoming musical, Suessical JR. I was so very impressed with the talents displayed and appreciate the hard work you put forth for your auditions! I can't wait for you to use that energy in our rehearsals!

Music Rehearsals with Mrs. Bonitz through January/February: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00 PM-4:15 PM. (More may be added as we progress along)

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Congratulations, OMEA District 6 Junior High Honors Band and Choir Students

The Ohio Music Education Association's District 6 is hosting their annual Junior High Honors Band and Choir event on Saturday, February 18 at Streetsboro High School. The event hosts top performing students from across Northeast Ohio. Students rehearse together throughout the day culminating in a performance for families in the evening.

Please congratulate the following students who were accepted:

Junior High Honors Choir:

Ava G.

Rylee R.

Junior High Honors Band:

Colton B.

Hannah C.

Audrey G.

Everett M.

Mogadore Junior High Jazz 'Dr. No-el'

O.H. Somers Instrumental Music News

O.H. Somers Fifth Grade and Sixth Grade Winter Concert

Our fifth and sixth graders are off to a great start this semester! We will have our first in person concert on Sunday, January 29 at 2:00 PM in the Mogadore High School Commons. Students are asked wear dress clothes and to report to MHS at 1:15 PM.
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