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1. Summer Camp Grant Application

2. All-State Students Announced

3. Western Regional Musicians Announced

The MPA Summer Camp Grant Application is now available. Click here for the online application form. Submission Deadline: April 8.

Purpose of the Grant Program
To provide financial support for music students that wish to pursue additional enrichment opportunities in music. Sharing the skills learned beyond the classroom with high school ensembles is an integral part of the grant program. Therefore, only students who commit to performing in their high school ensembles the next school year will be considered.

Award Amount
The amount of the grant will be determined by the total number of applicants and the current year grant budget. As there are a limited number of grants available, typical awards are $200 each. The MPA Summer Grant Committee will review each and all applications that meet the eligibility criteria below to determine Grant recipients.

Eligibility Criteria 
Students who are eligible for an MPA Summer Music Grant: 1) Current Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors who will be enrolled in either a FLHS or FWHS music class next year, and 2) Will attend a music camp or similar activity (sorry, the grant cannot be used for private lessons or theater camps).
Please note: the online application must be completed in one session. Submissions are due no later than Sun., April 8, 2018 (midnight).

 February 6, 2018


Fairfield Warde and Fairfield Ludlowe’s music programs are proud to announce that a combined total of 34 students have been accepted into the Connecticut Music Educators Association’s All-State Festival, which will take place April 21.



Lily Aston, Bb Clarinet

Sophia Bookas, Trumpet

Nick Fech, Bass Clarinet

Christian Kinne, Snare & accessories

Samuel Koeck, French Horn

Tess Noonan, Flute

Thomas Roberts, Snare & accessories

Jazz Band:

Lauren DeWitt, Trombone


Gerald Kim, Violin

Thomas Longo, Violin


Alex Bow, Tenor

Kieran Brown, Alto

Blaise Carter, Tenor

Maddie McDermott, Alto

Alexandria Therriault, Alto



Zoe Gupta, Bb Clarinet

Justin Harris, Trombone

Molly Scatenato, Bass Clarinet

Hannah Ulman, Trumpet

Jazz Band

Michael Chapin, Snare & Accessories

Kevin Tzanetis, Jazz Trumpet


Meghai Choudhury, Violin;

Henry Friedman, French Horn;

Harry Graney Green, Violin


Dana Calamari, Alto

Mallory Elliott, Soprano

Marie Fulda, Alto

Katie Harris, Soprano

Emily Hoffman, Soprano

Julia Johnson, Soprano

Maggie Kruse, Soprano

Nicole Park, Alto

Claire Regan, Alto

Paige Socol, Soprano

Elizabeth Winter, Soprano

 November 23, 2017


The Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA) organizes annual regional and all-state music festivals. There are four regions and the Western Region Music Festival will take place at Staples High School, Westport, on January 12th and 13th, 2018. The following students have been selected to play in the Western Region Music Festival:


BAND: Brennen Alves, Lily Aston, Kieran Barker, Michelle Bookas, Sophia Bookas, Alex Bow, Jingyi Dai, Harrison Elliot, Max Ephron, Nathaniel Epstein, Nick Fech, Michael Garbarino, Aidan Kilgallon, Christian Kinne, Samuel Koeck, Jack McCarthy, Sarah McKinnis, Carolyn Nesbitt, Tess Noonan, Lila Nulf, Alexa Perillo, Aaron Pleasure-Kranowitz, Thomas Roberts, Liam Rosengren, Patrick Ryan, Bennett Spencer, Jaiman Vyas, and Aiden Walters,


ORCHESTRA: Emmett Adams, Nicole Campbell, Xenia Efimov, Gerald Kim, Michael Kutsch, Thomas Longo, Leila Mishalani, Sofia Nangle, Jeremy Page, and Lily Solz


CHOIR: Kieran Brown, Blaise Carter, Logan Ciuci, Caitlyn Golynker, Maddie McDermott, Jack Owens, Eden Pleasure-Kranowitz, Norah Procopio, Alexandra Therriault, and Nicole Varvaras


JAZZ BAND: Lauren Dewitt


BAND: Johan Bendiksen, Sean Byington, Jacob Colao, Mei Mei Dittrich, Henry Friedman, Zoe Gupta, Justin Harris, Niam Kothari, Sami Omaish, Maria Rodriguez, Molly Scatenato, Hannah Ulman

JAZZ BAND: Mike Chapin, Kevin Tzanetis


ORCHESTRA: Meghai Choudhury, Harry Graney-Green, Aaron Kiley, Kang Min Nam, Jordan Pistilli

CHOIR: Jessica Becker, Dana Calamari, Mallory Elliott,  Marie Fulda, Halley Goodrich, Julia Haas, Katie Harris, Emily Hoffman, Julia Johnson, Maggie Kruse, Daniel McAleese, Nicole Park, Sam Peterson, Claire Regan, Olivia Seymour, Paige Socol, Benjamin Sullivan, Kaylie Vigeant, and Elizabeth Winter

Congratulations to all the above students.

Auditions for the All-State Music Festival (April 19-21, 2018) will be held on January 27, 2018.


See Fairfield District Music Calendar 2017-18 here.
See the Members of the MPA Board here.
See the last NEWSLETTER here


  • February 23 A Cappella Night (snow date March 2)
  • March 1 FLHS Concert – 7:30 pm
  • March 8 FLHS Concert – 7:30 pm
  • March 8 FWHS Band Concert – 7:30 pm
  • March 12 MPA Meeting – 7:30 LUDLOWE
  • March 20 FWHS Choir Concert – 7:30 pm
  • March 13 & 14 Town-wide Orchestra Festival Rehearsal
  • March 15 Town-wide Orchestra Festival
  • April 16 MPA Meeting – 7:30 WARDE
  • April 19 – 21 CMEA All-State Festival
  • May 3 FLHS Awards Concert – 7:30 pm
  • May 7 MPA Meeting – 7:30 LUDLOWE
  • May 18 MPA Jazz Dinner Dance
  • May 21 FWHS A cappella Year End Show
  • May 23 FWHS Chamber Orchestra Concert – 7:30 pm
  • May 28 Memorial Day Parade
  • May 30 FWHS Spring Concert – 7:30 pm
  • May 31 FWHS Spring Concert – 7:30 pm
  • May 31 FLHS Spring Concert – 7:30 pm
  • June 4 FWHS Awards Night
  • June 5 FLHS Chamber Orchestra Concert – 7:30 pm
  • June 8 FLHS Jazz/A cappella Night – 7:30 pm
  • June 11 MPA Meeting – 7:30 WARDE