Musical Arts Conference

  • With Reflections From Senior Members— Preparing For The Winter Guard International In Dayton

    On Saturday, April 11, the NHS Varsity Winter Guard, performed a nearly flawless routine of their show “Blu” show at the Musical Arts Conference (MAC) Winter Guard Championships, held at Trumbull High School, and came away from the event proudly wearing silver medals in the Scholastic Open division.

  • Newtown Winter Percussion Medals At Championships

    The second season of Newtown High School’s revitalized Indoor Winter Percussion ensemble came to a successful conclusion on Saturday, April 4, when NHS brought home a bronze medal in the Marching A division of the Musical Arts Conference (MAC) Championships, held at Westhills High School, Stamford.

    Competing against five other high schools from the tri-state region, Newtown narrowly missed silver by 0.5 points, scoring 89.1 to Westhill’s 89.65 and Stamford High School’s winning score of 91.75.

  • NHS Winter Guard SWC Champs

    All three divisions of Newtown Winter Guard, Juniors, Junior Varsity (JV) and Varsity, came home last Saturday night, March 28, proudly wearing championship medals.

    Competing in the Southwest Conference (SWC) Championships and USBands Winter Guard/Winter Percussion Regional held at Bunnell High School in Stratford, the Newtown units all claimed first place, much to the delight of their cheering families, friends, and coaches.

  • Newtown Guard Has Strong Showing In Shelton

    Continuing the undefeated streak in the Juniors Division, the youngest level of Newtown’s Winter Guard program, the group once again took home the first place trophy on Saturday, March 14, at the Musical Arts Conference (MAC) competition held at Shelton High School. 

  • Season Begins For Newtown Winter Guards

    The three Newtown Winter Guard divisions, comprised of fifth and sixth grade juniors from Reed Intermediate School, the Newtown Middle School and Newtown High School junior varsity, and Newtown High School’s varsity guard, kicked off the 2015 Musical Arts Conference (MAC) winter guard season with strong performances at Masuk High School in Monroe on Saturday, February 7, for the Masuk Classic event.

  • NHS Percussion Competes At Musical Arts Championships

    After a multiyear hiatus from competition, the Newtown High School Winter Percussion reemerged this year and scored an impressive 90.1 at last Saturday’s Musical Arts Conference (MAC) Championships held at Stamford’s Westhill High School to take fourth place in a field of seven of the best Percussion Marching A ensembles in the tri-state area.

  • Winter Guards Take Home Medals From MAC Championships

    All three Newtown High School Winter Guard divisions brought home medals at the Musical Arts Conference (MAC) Championships held Saturday, March 28, at the O’Neill Center of Western Connecticut State University.

  • Winter Guards Perform During Busy Weekend

    It was a busy weekend for the Winter Guard Program, with the Varsity Winter Guard traveling to West Long Branch, N.J., for a Winter Guard International (WGI) Eastern Championships Power Regional, and the Junior and Junior Varsity guards heading to a double competition on Saturday, March 22, in Stratford and Milford.

  • Winter Guards Compete At Musical Arts Conference

    For the first time this season, the Newtown Junior Winter Guard beat the Bethel Junior guard to bring home gold at the Saturday, March 8, Musical Arts Conference (MAC) competition at Shelton High School.

    Scoring a 66.3, the fifth and sixth graders from Reed Intermediate School improved their score by more than two points from the previous competition to best Bethel by 0.2 points.