• Manhasset Secondary School Presents “Grease”

    The Manhasset High School Theatre Department will present its rendition of “Grease,” based on the book, music, and lyrics written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.

    Showtimes are November 21-23 at 7:30pm and November 24 at 2pm in the Manhasset Secondary School Auditorium. Tickets are $12-15 and are available online at the following link: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1020629

    "Grease" is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

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    11 All-State Musicians Named at Manhasset Secondary School

    Eleven students from Manhasset Secondary School have been named All-State musicians by the New York State School Music Association in anticipation of the NYSSMA Annual Winter Conference, scheduled to take place in Rochester, New York, Dec. 5-8.

    Congratulations to the following All-State student-musicians who have been selected to perform with ensembles or serve as alternates:

    Participants:
    Luke Chan Hou-Hsin (Catherine) Chen
    Ashley Huber
    Derek Lee
    Marco Motroni

    Alternates:
    Eungbeen (Paul) Kim
    Justin Liu
    Matthew Moschitta
    Kyria Pidherny
    Julius Yoh
    Joseph Yoo

    Thousands of students auditioned for this honor last spring at solo and ensemble festivals throughout New York State. Approximately 900 students were chosen to participate or serve as alternates for ensembles based on their proficiency scores achieved at these festivals and teacher recommendations.

    Manhasset’s All-State musicians in attendance at a recent Board of Education meeting are congratulated here by District Director of Fine and Performing Arts Dr. Christopher Hale, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Vincent Butera and the Manhasset Board of Education.
     
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    Marching Band Competes at USSBA Championships

    The Manhasset HS Marching Band placed 9th out of 17 bands at the USSBA Class A National Championships held in Allentown, PA on Saturday, November 8 with a score of 92.43. This is the first time in the school's history that the band has scored above a 90.

    Congratulations to the members of the band as well as Director Randy Knudsen,Assistant director David van Boxel, Music Instructor Hector Minaya and Color Guard instructor Sandra Baskin. 

    Manhasset Marching Band Wins Fifth Consecutive NYS Title

    The Manhasset HS Marching Band triumphed over Islip High School to win its fifth consecutive NYS Marching Band championship on Sunday, October 20 at the US Bands competition held at the Mitchel Field Athletic Complex.  The group received a score of 75.088.  In addition, the 40+ piece ensemble performing music from “Les Miserables” received awards for Best Music, Best Overall Effect, Best Visual Design, Best Colorguard and Best Percussion.

    Congratulations to the members of the band led by Drum major Daniel Meyer and band staff, Band Director and Percussion Arranger: Randy Knudsen, Assistant Director: Davie van Boxel, Music Arranger and Instructor: Hector Minaya, and Color Guard Instructor, Sandi Baskin.

    The band will compete in the East Coast Regional Championships at J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown PA on November 9th.