Welcome to Foxboro Music Association

The Foxboro Music Association (FMA) is a volunteer based, non-profit organization dedicated to the support and enrichment of students enrolled in the Foxboro Music Program.

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Latest Concert Videos!

Check out these links of the recent concerts performed at Foxborough High School!

Voices and Strings Concert – Oct 26, 2017

 

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Marching Band Camp, Chorus Meet and Greet, Orchestra Camp 2017 Photos

Check out these exciting photos from the 2017 Marching Band Camp, Chorus Meet and Greet , and the Orchestra Summer Camp.  Thanks once again to Paula Bishop for capturing these great moments!

Marching Band Camp 2017 Photos

Chorus Meet and Greet

Orchestra Summer Camp

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Stephen C. Massey Scholarship Fund

The Stephen C. Massey Scholarship has been created by the Foxboro Music Association and the Massey family to honor the legacy of Mr. Massey’s musical direction in the Foxborough Public Schools. Mr. Massey is known for his tireless dedication to his students and his craft, and he has established a culture of excellence admired by others far beyond Massachusetts. The cornerstones of his teaching have been leadership, mentorship, hard work and personal integrity, and these lessons have become lifetime learnings for the thousands of students he has influenced. Beginning in 2018, a college scholarship will be awarded to a Foxborough High School graduating senior who participated in the FHS music program and reflects the culture of excellence cultivated by Mr. Massey within the Music Department and Foxborough High School. In addition, an annual professional development scholarship for current FPS music faculty will also be awarded.

In honor of this extraordinary educator and to support Mr. Massey’s legacy, please consider a donation to The Stephen C. Massey Scholarship Fund. Here’s how….

Checks should be made out to the “Foxboro Music Association – Stephen C. Massey Scholarship Fund” and mailed to: Foxboro Music Association, PO Box 746, Foxborough, MA 02035; please enclose this form with your check:. Massey Scholarship Form.

You can also donate on this website by clicking on the Donate button below.




The Foxboro Music Association is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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A Surprise from Wynton!

During the Annual Pops concert at Foxborough High School, Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis made a surprise visit to honor Mr. Steve Massey.  Read and watch the local coverage of this event:

From WCVB News:  WCVB with Maria Stephanos

From the Boston Globe:  Boston Globe Article

From the Foxboro Reporter:  Foxboro Reporter Story

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Congratulations Jazz Bands

Congratulations to both the Jazz Lab Band and the Jazz Ensemble for winning Gold Medals at the MAJE State Finals held in Norwood on Saturday, March 18!

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Congratulations FHS Jazz Ensemble

Congratulations to the Foxborough High School Jazz Ensemble in being named one of the 15 finalists in the 2017 Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival. The 22nd Annual Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival will take place May 11-13, 2017 at Rose Hall at the Lincoln Jazz Center in New York City. This is Foxborough High’s 17th time as a finalist, tying one other school in the nation for most appearances.

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Congratulations to Vocal Jazz Group

A huge congratulations to the Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo on their outstanding performances at the Berklee Jazz Fest! Also Congratulations to Molly C for receiving an overall Outstanding Musician award and to Ryan M and Mitchell G for receiving Judges Choice awards.

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FMA Needs Your Help

DO YOU LIKE VIEWING THE MUSIC CONCERTS ON FOXBORO CABLE???

Well…Foxboro Cable and FMA need your help to continue to record and broadcast these great events!  Without the help of camera volunteers, Foxboro Cable cannot provide this support.  No experience necessary — Foxboro Cable will train you on the spot!

The amount of coverage any organization gets is a function of how many camera volunteers come forward. It is a partnership.

Please email Neil Kaiser at guncka@Verizon.net to let him know of your interest. He will then add you to his mailing list. Neil sends monthly calendars with requested needs and assignments.  It is at that point that you accept an assignment, so your volunteering is flexible to suit your schedule.  He is most in need of elementary and middle school coverage, so please spread the word. THANK YOU!!

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Downbeat Magazine

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  • November 23, 2017 – Thanksgiving Football Game
    10:00 am-
    JMF @ Ahern School

  • December 7, 2017 – 8th Grade Band, Chorus, Orchestra
    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    Ahern Auditorium

  • December 11, 2017 – FMA Meeting
    7:30 pm-8:30 pm
    FHS Band Room

  • December 14, 2017 – Holiday Concert - Band/Chorus/Orchestra
    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    FHS Auditorium

  • December 18, 2017 – 8th Grade Step Up Concert
    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    FHS Auditorium

    FHS Concert Band and 8th Grade Band

  • December 19, 2017 – 5th Grade String & Chorus Concert
    6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    AMS Auditorium

  • December 22, 2017 – 5th Grade Band Concert
    10:00 am-11:15 am
    AMS Auditorium

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Musical Thought

"Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn." --Charlie Parker

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