Footloose the Musical

Greetings all,

We hope you are having a wonderful summer!  We are sharing this with you, from our friends from The Robert W. Souza Scholarship …Footloose the Musical!  It’ll be a great night out supporting a wonderful group of students.  Thank you!

MW High School

July 31 and Aug 1, 7pm and Aug 2, 2pm

Tickets are $10:  contact Janet at 782-6067 or

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End of Year Message

Greetings Music Friends,

We have come to the end of another great Music-filled year.  We’ve had amazing concerts, hosted NYSSMA Adjudications, participated in All-County, All-State, traveled to Syracuse, Boston, Philadelphia, and was again named ‘Best Communities fr Music Education’ for the 4th year in a row, just to name a few events!  Phew, and of course we can’t forget that our Music Faculty performed in the 25th Faculty and Friends Concert, and the Coffee House Fund Raiser at Pine Tree.  Oh, and the Middle School had a visit from West Point Woodwind Quartet!  What a great year!

In addition, we had a number of our students win Music Boosters Scholarships; in all, we provided close to $7000 to students in grades 5 – 12.  Thank you for your support of our flower and candy sales, because without you, our scholarships would not be possible.

A special THANK YOU to Mrs. Regan and her entire Music Staff at Monroe-Woodbury C.S.D.  We look forward to working with this amazing group of educators again next year!

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2014-2015 Scholarships

Greetings!  It’s Scholarship time, and we want to make sure that every eligible student has received an application packet.  Our music staff has them for the students, but I am also providing them here.  All applications must be received by March 27, 2015, NO EXCEPTIONS!

We wish all of our applicants good luck!

2015 Scholarship Application Packet

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January 2015

Hello and Happy New Year! Congrats to Staff and Students for all of the wonderful winter concerts! OK, so snow got in the way of a few, but we came out on top and we’re ready for the next…Kaleidoscope!
A few business items: We would like to revamp the Scholarship process for our students. An email has recently gone out, asking for interested members to help. Please respond to that email if you want to be a member of that committee. Thank you.
The Brick Fundraiser is on-going. If you haven’t already done so, please consider supporting the cause and purchase one for your family. Thank you.

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From your Music Boosters Board, we’d like to wish all of you a Happy Holiday season!  We look forward to a great 2015, filled with health, happiness, and the sounds of great music.  Don’t forget we have our Brick Fundraiser going on (see previous blog), and we have a few more fun fundraisers planned for the Spring.

Thank you for your continued support, and we will see you all next year!

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Happy Thanksgiving!  Next week our winter concert series begins (see below), so we wish all of our students and faculty GOOD LUCK!  We know you’ll all be great!

Also to note, The New York Wind Symphony will be performing at the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center December 13.  Please visit for more information.

This year we are reintroducing the Brick Paver Fundraiser!  Please click on the link to the right for information and order form.

If you are not already a member of the Music Boosters, we’d love to have you join us!  A membership form is attached at the end of this post.  Thanks in advance!

December Concerts:

2:  MS grades 7&8 Blue and Yellow Band, Orchestra, Chorus, Wind Ensemble

3:  MS grades 7&8 Red and Green Band, Orchestra, Chorus, Chamber Chorus

8:  HS Symphonic Band, Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, Concert/Treble Chorus

9:  Elementary Concerts:  Grade 4, Central Valley, Pine Tree, North Main

10:  HS Freshman Chorus, Concert Band, Concert Orchestra

11:  Elementary Concerts:  Grade 5, Central Valley, Pine Tree, North Main

15:  MS Symphonic Band, Sinfonia, Chamber Chorus

18:  Elementary Concerts:  Grade 3, Central Valley, Pine Tree, North Main

Membership Form:

Music Boosters Membership 2014-15


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Welcome to 2014-2015 Music Boosters

Greetings! We hope you had a wonderful summer…now it’s time to get back to work, and focus our attention on school and music! Our new Executive Board is as follows: Co-Presidents: Diane LeViseur and Laura Rutishauser, Co-Vice Presidents: Debra Magen and Tina Edel, Treasurer: Lu Liu and Secretary: Mary Doughty.












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Music Boosters February 3rd, 2014 meeting postponed 1 week

Due to the latest weather advisory and the challenges this winter has already presented us in regards to precipitation, the Music Boosters will postpone the scheduled meeting tomorrow, February 3rd until February 10th, 2014. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

In lieu of our meeting, I am asking for volunteers to help us distribute refreshments and celebrate with our Middle School students after the Kaleidoscope concert scheduled for Tuesday, February 11th, 2014. If you are able to assist us beginning at 6pm, please send us an email to Your assistance is greatly appreciated.



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Scholarship Applications – March 23rd deadline

The Music Boosters Scholarship Applications are now available for download.

The postmark deadline for submission of all materials (Scholarship form and Teacher Recommendation) is March 23, 2013.

You can download forms via the following links:

Scholarship Instructions 2013

Scholarship Application 2013

Teacher Recommendation Form 2013

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Music Boosters January 28th Meeting Postponed

Due to the inclement weather and cancellation of after school activities, the Music Boosters meeting scheduled for January 28th is postponed until the Monday, February 4th, 2013.

We have a busy quarter ahead of us and look forward to 3 performances in February including the Prizm concert at MWHS on February 7th, Kaleidoscope at MWMS on February 12th and the Faculty concert on February 23rd at MWHS.  We will need volunteers to help with our Kaleidoscope post performance refreshments. If you are attending the concert and can spare 30-45 minutes after the show, send us an email at – we look forward to seeing you!

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