WHS Music Department




Chorus Jazz Orchestra


June 14, 2016
2016 NAfME All National Honor Ensembles
Weston had three students selected to participate in the  2016 NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles (two in the Symphony Orchestra and one in the Concert Band) to be held in Dallas, TX, November 10-13, 2016.  The NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles represent the top performing high school musicians in the United States.  We are very proud of these students! 
Students Selected:
Andrew Haimovici - Trombone 
Kendrick Kirby-Lee - Violin
Ariel Silverman - French Horn


Massachusetts All-State Band & Orchestra

Eleven Weston High School students were selected for the 2016 Massachusetts All-State Band & Orchestra.  They were selected by audition from students throughout the state of Massachusetts.  Selected were seniors Clara Babbott-Ward (Bassoon) and Andrew Li and Quint Townsend (Bass); juniors  Andrew Haimovici  (Trombone), Sara Kawai (Harp), Sophie Palocz (Alto Sax), and Katherine Tak (Violin); sophomores Kendrick Kirby-Lee (Violin), Ariel Silverman (French Horn) and Thomas Yu (Cello); and freshman Zachary Zhu (Clarinet).  Students will perform at Boston Symphony Hall on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.



November 21, 2015 

Eastern Massachusetts Senior District Music Festival

33 Weston High School students were selected to participate in the Eastern Massachusetts Sr. District Music Festival.  The program is offered by the Massachusetts Music Educators Association as an enrichment opportunity providing a musical experience to talented young people. The students auditioned and were selected to perform in the Senior District Concert Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra and Chorus.  They will rehearse with guest conductors and then perform in a concert to be held at Boston Latin School in Boston, MA on Saturday, January 9, 2016. 


Weston students selected for the Band are Sophia Palocz (Alto Saxophone); Benjamin Icke (Baritone Saxophone); Mimi Huckins (Bass Clarinet); Clara Babbott-Ward,  Ellie Burress , and Neha Joshi (Bassoon); Zachary Zhu (Clarinet); Ariel Silverman (French Horn);  Zane Cassum (Snare Drum); Isaac Struhl (Tenor Saxophone); Andrew Haimovici (Trombone); and Timothy Yu, Esther Tzau, and Cassie Shao (Trumpet). 


Selected for the Chorus were Kaitlyn Meslin and Elisabeth Eappen (Alto); Andrew Li, Quint Townsend and Kevin Eappen (Bass); and Terence Mullany, and Mack Rogers (Tenors). 


 Students chosen for the orchestra are Camille Tulloss and Noah Hooper (Bassoon); Thomas Yu (Cello); Sara Kawai (Harp); Conor McCoy (String Bass); Jeffrey Reitano (Trombone); Julie Jesurum (Trumpet); John Egan (Viola); and Kendrick Kirby-Lee, Katherine Tak, Emily Kim, and Angel Zhao (Violin).





Photos courtesy of Len Brown


Weston musicians

create festive event

at the 

Weston300 Grand Celebration

Saturday, June 1, 2013


Hundreds of people enjoyed a day of games and other activities at the Weston300 Field Day, after which they gathered on the football field for music and fireworks.


See more photos by Len Brown



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National Association of Music Merchants

 Weston named one of the best communities for music education in America for third time in 2012The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation selected Weston for the third time in 2012 for its annual “Best Communities for Music Education” survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment to and support of music education in schools.   


According to the NAMM Foundation, this “Best Communities” designation "represents not only a distinction worthy of pride, but a call to action for local music education advocates to help preserve – and in some cases, save – their current music education programs."


Click here to read more about the NAMM Foundation.


Weston Friends of Music

provides critical support to our music program.



WFOM welcomes any parent who wishes to volunteer time and expertise to the orchestra, band or chorus programs.


To learn more,visit the Weston Friends of Music page or contact Jane Shay



Weston High School Chamber Orchestra at Symphony Hall-October 2009
HS Chamber Orchestra at Symphony Hall Oct 2009







 Woodland students learn about string instruments from high school musiciansIt all starts in third grade...


These Woodland School third graders are learning about the string family from these high school musicians.  They will have the opportunity to choose an instrument, take lessons and perform in an ensemble.  90% of Weston elementary school children participate in a music ensemble.  Steady progress throughout the years has built one of the strongest music programs in the state.


The Music Department provides opportunities for participation in vocal and instrumental groups, grades 9-12, and offers a course in music theory. The purpose of the music offerings is the cultivation of a lasting appreciation of music and the personal enrichment brought about through participation and study. Music students also have the opportunity to audition for the Senior Northeast District Music Festival, the All-State Festival, and the All-Eastern Music Festival. 

Click on a link at the left for more information. 



To volunteer with Weston Friends of Music, email Jane Shay or call 781-235-8706.

Mr Christopher Memoli, K-12 Music Department Head; High School Orchestra, Band and Wind Ensemble director



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