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"Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent."

- Victor Hugo, 19th Century novelist, poet & dramatist

The Monticello music department is on Twitter

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MHS student Edward Spear recognized for musical excellence

Edward Spear has been named to the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State music ensemble performance at the annual Winter Festival held in Rochester, NY, on Sunday Dec. 2, 2018. Read more

Eleven MHS students chosen to play NYSSMA concert

These talented musicians will play at the NYSSMA Zone 9 Area All-State Festival Concert on Nov. 17.

Monticello recognized as "Best Community for Music Education"

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

Music in Education

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:

Who's Who in the Music & Performing Arts Department

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.

District phone system playing our songs

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.

Quiet PLEASE...

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)