Calendar
SEPTEMBER EVENT TIME/LOCATION
Monday – 3rd Labor Day No School
Wednesday – 5th Back to School Night 6:30PM/VRHS
Thursday – 6th Region #4 Board Mtng. (Spring Trip Approval) 7:00 PM/JWMS Library
Friday – 7th Heritage Parent/Student Meeting 7:00 PM/VRHS Auditorium
Wednesday – 12th Lyman Orchard Pie Fundraiser(Checks made to “VRHS Music Program”) All Day/VRHS
Monday – 17th Rosh Hashanah No School
Tuesday – 18th Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 6-7PM/7-8PM/8-9PM
Friday – 21st FOOTBALL GAME vs. Nonnewaug Madrigals Report 6:15PM/VRHS
Tuesday – 25th Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 6-7PM/7-8PM/8-9PM
Wednesday – 26th Yom Kippur No School
Friday – 28th Lyman Orchard Pie Fundraiser - End All Day/VRHS



OCTOBER

Tues – 2nd Rehearse with Lolly
Wed – 3rd Shoreline Music Festival Rehearsal (NEW) 3:15-8PM Coginchaug RHS, Durham
Friday – 5th FOOTBALL GAME vs. Morgan Madrigals Report 6:15PM/VRHS
Tues – 9th Rehearse with Lolly
Thursday – 11th Shoreline Music Festival Rehearsal & Concert 1pm-dinner & 7-8PM concert(Tickets are $3)Coginchaug RHS, Durham
Friday – 12th FOOTBALL GAME vs. Hyde Leadership Madrigals Report 6:15PM/VRHS
Tuesday – 16th Madmen/ Madrigals/ Women’s Chorus 6-7PM/7-8PM/8-9PM
Friday – 19th Professional Development No School
Tuesday – 23rd Madmen/ Madrigals/ Women’s Chorus 6-7PM/7-8PM/8-9PM
Tuesday – 30th Madmen/ Madrigals/ Women’s Chorus 6-7PM/7-8PM/8-9PM



NOVEMBER

Tuesday – 6th Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 6-7PM/7-8PM/8-9PM
Wed-Fri 7th – 9th Musical Auditions TBA/VRHS Auditorium
Friday – 9th Professional DevelopmentFOOTBALL GAME vs. Cromwell Madrigals Report 6:15PM/VRHS
Monday – 12th Veteran’s Day No School
Tuesday – 13th Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 6-7PM/7-8PM/8-9PM
Thursday-8th Lyman Orchard Pie Fundraiser – Delivery 12:30PM/VRHS Auditorium
Saturday – 17th CMEA Southern Region Auditions TBA/Platt HS, Meriden
Tuesday – 20th Concert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen/Solos 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/7:30-8PM/8-8:30PM/ 8:30-9PM
Wednesday – 21st FOOTBALL GAME vs. HK Madrigals Report 6:15PM/VRHS
21st – 23rd Thanksgiving Break No School
Tuesday – 27th Concert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen/Solos 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/7:30-8PM/8-8:30PM/ 8:30-9PM



DECEMBER

Tuesday – 4th WINTERFEST DRESS REHEARSALConcert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen/Solos 5-9PM
Wednesday – 5th WINTERFEST CONCERT Chorus 6PM VRHS On Risers
Friday – 7th Professional Development Early Dismissal
Saturday – 8th NEMFA Solo and Ensemble Festival All Day/Cheshire HS
Tuesday – 11th Madmen/ Madrigals/ Women’s Chorus 6-7PM/7-8PM/8-9PM
Friday – 14th Valleypalooza 7PM/VRHS
Tuesday – 18th Madmen/ Madrigals/ Women’s Chorus 6-7PM/7-8PM/8-9PM
21st – 31st Holiday Break (early dismissal on 21st) No School



JANUARY

Tuesday – 8th Full Concert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM
Wednesday – 9th Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal 5:30PM/Band Room
Fri 11th & Sat 12th Southern Region Music Festival 2:30-9PM & All Day/Maloney HS
Tuesday – 15th Full Concert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM
Wednesday – 16th Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal 5:30PM/Band Room
Friday – 18th Professional Development No School
Fri 18th & Sat 19th Southern Region Music Festival (Snow Date) See Above/Maloney HS
Monday – 21st Martin Luther King Jr. Day No School
Tuesday – 22nd Full Concert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM
Tuesday – 29th Full Concert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM



FEBRUARY

Saturday – 2nd CT All State Auditions All Day/North Haven HS
Tuesday – 5th Full Concert Choir/Madmen/ Madrigals/Women’s Chorus 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM
Friday – 8th Professional Development Early Dismissal
Saturday – 9th CT All State Auditions (Snow Date) All Day/North Haven HS
Tuesday – 12th Full Concert Choir/Madmen/ Madrigals/Women’s Chorus 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM
18th – 22nd Winter Recess No School
Tuesday – 26th Full Concert Choir/Madmen/ Madrigals/Women’s Chorus 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM
MARCH

4th – 15th CAPT Testing VRHS
21st – 23rd NEFMA Festival 2013 All Day/TBD
22nd – 24th VRMP MUSICAL PRODUCTION VRHS Auditorium



Tuesday – 26th Full Concert Choir/Madmen/ Madrigals/Women’s Chorus 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM
Friday – 29th Good Friday No School



APRIL

Tuesday – 2nd Full Concert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 6-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM
2nd – 4th CMEA All State Music Festival Connecticut Convention Center
4th – 6th NAfMe Eastern Division Festival Connecticut Convention Center
Tuesday – 9th Full Concert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM
Friday – 12th Professional Development Early Dismissal
15th – 19th Spring Recess No School
Monday – 23rd Full Concert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen 5-7PM/7-7:30PM/8-8:30PM/8:30-9PM
Tuesday – 30th Heritage Music Festival Dress Rehearsal & Luggage Check 2:30PM/VRHS AuditoriumSchedule Will be announced



MAY

1st – 6th HERITAGE MUSIC FESTIVALSpecial Itinerary will be distributed Chicago, IL or Washington, DC(Determined at Sept 6th Reg. #4 Bd. Mtng.)
Friday – 10th Professional Development Early Dismissal
Tuesday – 14th Spring Concert DRESS REHEARSALSFull Concert Choir/Women’s Chorus/ Madrigals/Madmen
6-9PM
Wednesday – 15th SPRING CONCERT 7:00PM/VRHS Auditorium
Monday – 27th Memorial Day Essex Memorial Day Parade No School8:00AM/Essex, CT



JUNE

TBD
Graduation Music Rehearsals
Following Senior Practices
Thursday – 20th GRADUATION 5:30PM/VRHS