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This week the Maricopa High School Symphonic Band and Chamber Orchestra participated in the ABODA State Concert Festival held at Chandler Center for the Arts. 

The highlight of the event was the MHS Chamber Orchestra earning a rating of “Excellent,” the second highest rating available. The orchestra’s program was their most difficult program of music to date. 

The Symphonic Band’s performance received a rating of “good,” the third-highest rating. They also performed their most extensive and difficult program to date. Both groups also participated in a sight-reading session as part of the festival. 

The Maricopa community is invited to attend the third annual Music-a-Thon from noon-9 p.m. on May 13 in the Maricopa High School Performing Arts Center. There will be a full day of performances from all MHS music programs as well as Desert Wind and Maricopa Wells Middle School music programs.


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