- Victor Hugo, 19th Century novelist, poet & dramatist
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The MHS Last Night Chamber Concert will be held on Monday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school's auditorium. The event's date and location were erroneously listed on the school calendar.
For the eighth year, Monticello NY has been awarded the designation of "Best Community for Music Education" by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAAM). Read more
Monticello High School junior Bella Lovett has been recognized for musical excellence and named to the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State music ensemble performance at the annual Winter Festival. Read more
All year long, they raised funds for a special field trip by selling food and water at a variety of Monticello activities; and on May 12, students from the Monticello chapter of the Tri-M National Music Honor Society took a trip to the Majestic Theater in New York City’s theater district to attend a matinee performance of Broadway hit Phantom of the Opera. Read more
Music professor James Piorkowski stopped by Monticello High School to visit with the Emerging Ensembles Chamber Musicians. view photo gallery
Monticello High School seniors Austin-Michael Komatz, Rebecca Bass, Allison Linen and Isabel Lopez-Diaz have been recognized for musical excellence. read more
The Monticello Music Program is an integral part of students' educational experience. Students can get involved by singing, playing an instrument or participating in general music courses. Click on the links below to learn more about music education in Monticello:
The success of the music and performing arts department is largely due to its fine instructors. Find out more about each teacher by clicking on the links below.
Monticello Central School District is proud to announce that six student-musicians have been selected to perform in the Zone 9 Area-All State Festival on Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21 at Suffern High School. read more
Have an instrument collecting dust in your attic or closet? Then please consider donating it to the Monticello Music Department. Donated instruments are checked by a repairman and then given to students who'd like to play, but who cannot afford to do so. Please contact the Music Department at 794-8840 to find out how to donate.
If you've called a school/district office recently and were placed on hold, you've heard musical selections from past Monticello High School concerts. The music you hear highlights the talents of various performing groups.
During musical and theatrical performances it is absolutely necessary to follow a strict protocol of etiquette. Proper behavior during performances will cut down on the many distractions that can affect the performers. It also allows all audience members to have a more fulfilling experience. Download concert etiquette guidelines. (PDF document)