CHS Bright Colors for Brighter Futures
This will be the forth consecutive year of the Bright Colors for Brighter Futures fundraising event. Each year the Resiliency Students at Chelmsford High School hold a dance and create a fundraising page to raise money for The Jimmy Fund/Dana-Farber. We are passionate about this cause because cancer as affected the lives of so many people we care about. Any donation you could provide to help us meet our fundraising goal would be greatly appreciated. This event has been so successful in the past due to the incredible generosity of the Chelmsford Community. Also, we hope to see all Chelmsford High students at the Bright Colors for Brighter Futures Neon Dance which will be held on Friday March 9th from 6-9pm in the CHS Cafeteria. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds will go directly to Jimmy Fund. Click Here.
On November 18, over 1100 music students from public and private schools across the Northeastern part of Massachusetts auditioned for the 2018 Northeast Senior District Music Ensembles. Out of this group, approximately 450 students from grades nine through twelve were selected to participate in this prestigious Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) event, 17 of which were from Chelmsford High School. These students will perform at a concert in Wakefield, MA on Saturday, January 13.
In addition to having these 17 students accepted into Senior Districts, students who received a score in the top 50% of their area were eligible to audition for the MMEA All-State Ensembles. This year, 10 band, chorus, and orchestra students received All-State recommendations!
“We are so proud of the commitment of the students who auditioned and were accepted into this festival. Students work for years to be able to perform and succeed at this level, and participating in this event is a real honor for them, as well as for our district as a whole, ” commented Fine and Performing Arts Coordinator Christina Whittlesey.
The following CHS students have been selected to participate in the following Northeast Senior District Music Ensembles (students with All-State audition recommendations have an asterisk next to their names) :
Moira Andrews, CHS Band*
Chase Boles, CHS Chorus
Emily Bruce, CHS Band
Gina Castellano, CHS Chorus*
Lora Coggins, CHS Chorus
Melanie Foo, CHS Orchestra*
Kevin Hamilton, CHS Chorus*
Lily Hoyt, CHS Orchestra*
Erick Lee, CHS Band*
Andrea Loew, CHS Chorus
Taylor McCormick, CHS Orchestra
Krystal Qiao, CHS Orchestra
Edward Rigney, CHS Band
Delaney Schiefen, CHS Chorus*
Sam Segal, CHS Chorus*
Josh Timmins, CHS Chorus*
Elaine Tsui, CHS Orchestra*
The CPS Music Directors work diligently to develop students’ skills, and to facilitate student participation in the Senior District Festival.
The CHS Ensemble Directors are:
Kate Comeau, Orchestra
Amanda Roeder, Chorus
Matthew Sexauer, Band
Special thanks to the Chelmsford Friends of Music! This parent group covers registration costs for students accepted to the festival.
For more information on the Chelmsford Fine and Performing Arts Program, please contact Department Coordinator Christina Whittlesey at email@example.com