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By Date: 2019 Winter and Holiday Concerts, Programs & Parades for Wicomico Schools

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Pinehurst Elementary’s chorus and continuing orchestra will present a winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m., in the large gym at Pinehurst. Free admission. 410-677-5810

The Pittsville Elementary 5th-Grade and 6th-Grade beginning band and the 5th-Grade string students will proudly demonstrate what they have learned so far this year at their Holiday Program in the Pittsville Elementary and Middle School cafetorium on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. Free. 410-677-5811

 

Thursday, Dec. 5

The Pittsville Elementary and Middle School Choir program “A Cinematic Season” will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 in the Parkside High School Auditorium. Admission is free. 410-677-5811

 

Friday, Dec. 6

Mardela High Holiday Ensemble Performance Friday, Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m., at John B. Parsons Home: Shayla Staten (9, Flute), Ashlynn Brown and Gabrielle Nelson (9, Clarinets), Olivia Waters (12, Bass Clarinet)

 

Saturday, Dec. 7

The Delmar Elementary Singing Bobcats will perform in the Delmar Christmas Parade at noon on Saturday, Dec. 7.

The Mardela Middle and High School Marching Band will perform in the Cambridge Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. with an original arrangement of "Go Tell It on the Mountain" by Boltz, Schneider & Thompson.

 

Sunday, Dec. 8

Mardela High Holiday Ensemble Performance Sunday, Dec. 8 at 10:30 a.m., at Atria Senior Living Center: Alannah Raygor and Abreya Gunther (12, Flutes), Tianna Staten (12, Clarinet), Matthew Guy (12, Tenor Saxophone), Gabriel Carter (10, Trombone)

Salisbury Christmas Parade at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, with:

-Wicomico County Public Schools and the big yellow school bus

-The 2019-2020 Wicomico Teacher of the Year Shane Morton in her Wicomico Teacher of the Year SUV, provided for her use this year by Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships

-Willards Elementary students and staff with Darcy the Dolphin

-Westside Intermediate students and staff

-The Wicomico High School JROTC marching unit

-James M. Bennett Rock & Roll Revival

-Marching bands from all Wicomico middle schools and high schools: Pittsville Middle, Bennett Middle, Salisbury Middle Marching Eagle Band, Wicomico Middle, Mardela Middle and High School Marching Band with an original arrangement of "Go Tell It on the Mountain" by Boltz, Schneider & Thompson, The James M. Bennett High Marching Band and Color Guard with the parade song Sounds of Christmas, a medley of Good King Wenceslas and O Come, All Ye Faithful

 

Monday, Dec. 9

The Charles H. Chipman Elementary program will be at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 at Chipman Elementary. Admission free. 410-677-5814

The East Salisbury Elementary Winter Concert will be Monday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. in the school gym. Performing will be 5th-grade string students and the 3rd-Grade Chorus. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public. 410-677-5803

On Monday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m., Prince Street Elementary School will host its annual Winter Program featuring scholars from 1st and 2nd grades, as well as members from our chorus. The program this year is titled “A Winter Fantasy,” and it is a short play about the joys of the seasons throughout the year. The Prince Street Chorus will also be accompanying the play and will sing two fun-filled holiday songs at the conclusion of the play. 410-677-5813

Willards Elementary will present “Norbert the Narwhal’s North Pole Neighbors” on Monday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. This arts-integrated show ties in Wicomico County’s kindness theme as well as the school’s focus on Continents of the World. Free admission. 410-677-5819

Northwestern Elementary School’s 1st- and 2nd-graders will present "December Lights" at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the school.  We will celebrate the many beautiful lights that make the holidays merry and bright! Free. 410-677-5808

The Mardela Middle School Holiday Band Concert, featuring the middle school intermediate (Grade 6) and Advanced (grades 7-8) bands, will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 in the MMHS cafetorium. Free admission. 410-677-5142

James M. Bennett High Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 in the James M Bennett Auditorium. Music will include “Silver Bells” and “Habanera Hanukah.” 410-677-5141

The Wicomico High School JROTC Drill Team will march in the Snow Hill Christmas Parade on Monday, Dec. 9. at 7 p.m.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Pittsville Middle 8th-Grade band students will travel to the Holly Center in Salisbury Tuesday, Dec. 10 to play some holiday small ensemble and solo pieces that they have prepared for the residents.

Prekindergarten students at Beaver Run Elementary’s Young Avenue Early Learning Center campus will hold their winter show: “The Tale of the Gingerbread Man” on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m. in the gymnasium of East Salisbury Elementary.

West Salisbury Elementary will have a program at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the school. 410-677-5816

The Bennett Middle 6th and 7th Grade Chorus will present its holiday concert Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the James M. Bennett Auditorium. Admission is $2 (children 5 and under free of charge); tickets may be purchased at the door. 410-677-5140

 

Wednesday, Dec. 11

The Westside Intermediate School Band presents “Rockin’ the Holidays” on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 2:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. Parents and friends are invited to join us! 410-677-5118

The North Salisbury School Winter Chorus Concert will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. It will feature classic holiday favorites, as well as some new pieces celebrating this time of year. 410-677-5807

Pinehurst Elementary will present a holiday musical, The Very Very Gingerbread Man, on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. in the large gym at Pinehurst. The performance will feature 1st- and 2nd-Grade classes and the Drama Club. Free admission. 410-677-5810

The combined Pittsville Middle and Wicomico Middle orchestras will present a winter concert at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11 in the Wicomico Middle School auditorium. The concert will feature students in grades 6-8 on winter favorites. Free. 410-677-5145 (Wi Middle) or 410-677-5811 (Pittsville)

The Bennett Middle School 7th and 8th Grade concert bands will present their December program on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at Bennett Middle. Tickets are $2. 410-677-5140

The string programs of Salisbury Middle School and Mardela Middle and High School will present their Winter Program on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in the cafetorium at Salisbury Middle School. They will be kicking off this joyful season by performing some of their favorite holiday tunes. Free and open to the public. 410-677-5142 (Mardela) or 410-677-5149 (SMS)

The string programs of Mardela Middle and High School and Salisbury Middle School will present their Winter Program on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in the cafetorium at Salisbury Middle School. They will be kicking off this joyful season by performing some of their favorite holiday tunes. Free and open to the public. 410-677-5142 (Mardela) or 410-677-5149 (SMS)

Parkside High School orchestra will perform a winter concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 in the Parkside Auditorium. Musical selections will include “A Yuletide Rag” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” 410-677-5143

 

Thursday, Dec. 12

Come on out Thursday, Dec. 12 to hear the Westside Intermediate 2nd- and 3rd-grade choir sing songs about the snow. The event will begin at 6 p.m. at Westside Intermediate. Free admission, no tickets. 410-677-5118

The Delmar Elementary Winter Program, featuring students in 2nd and 3rd grades, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 in the Delmar Elementary cafeteria. Please plan to arrive by 6:10 p.m. for this concert, which will last no more than an hour. Admission free. 410-677-5178

The Pittsville Middle School band will perform the holiday concert on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Parkside High School Auditorium. This concert will feature the 6th-Grade advanced band, the 7th and 8th-grade band, and the Wildcat Marching Band. Admission is free. 410-677-5811

The Bennett Middle 8th Grade Chorus will present its holiday concert on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. in the James M. Bennett Auditorium. Admission is $2 (children 5 and under free of charge); tickets may be purchased at the door. 410-677-5140

 

Friday, Dec. 13

The Mardela Middle and High School choirs join together on Friday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. in the MMHS cafeteria. The concert is free to all. 410-677-5142

The Concert Choir and Intermediate Choir of James M. Bennett High School will present a Winter Concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13 in the James M. Bennett Auditorium. Admission is free. 410-677-5141

 

Saturday, Dec. 14

Mardela High Holiday Ensemble Performance Saturday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m., at John B. Parsons Home: Conner Jones (10, Trumpet), Matthew Lewis (10, French Horn), Brooklin Davis and Chase Spencer (10, Mallets & Percussion)

Mardela High Holiday Ensemble Performance Saturday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m., at Pine Bluff Senior Living Center: McKinley Hudson (12, Trumpet), Madeline Umsted (10, Trumpet), Luke Murphy (9, Trombone), Matthew Taylor (11, Tuba), Toby Ennis (11, Percussion)

 

Sunday, Dec. 15

Mardela High Holiday Ensemble Performance Sunday, Dec. 15 at 12 p.m., at St. Alban's Episcopal Church: Julianna Torre (10, Clarinet), Madelyn Raygor and Ava Hudson (10, Alto Saxophones)

 

Monday, Dec. 16

The North Salisbury Elementary 5th Grade Band and String Orchestra “Rockin’ the Holidays” winter concert will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 in the school multipurpose room. The orchestra will play “Up on the Housetop”, “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas”, and several other holiday favorites. The band will play a “Folk Song Sing Along” and some traditional December favorites. Please come out to support our band students on their first concert. Admission free. 410-677-5807

The Wicomico Middle School 6th Grade Band and Choir will present their Winter Concert on Monday, Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wicomico Middle School Auditorium. Admission is free. 410-677-5145

The Mardela High School Holiday Band Concert, featuring the High School Symphonic Band and Warrior Marching Band & Bandfront, will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 in the MMHS cafetorium. Free admission. 410-677-5142

 

Tuesday, Dec. 17

Glen Avenue Elementary will be putting on a musical at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the school. Free admission. 410-677-5806

Pemberton’s Winter Spectacular program will be on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m., following the PTA meeting at 5:30pm. Pemberton 5th-Grade Band students and 3rd-Grade Chorus students will be performing. Admission free. 410-677-5809

Westside Primary will have a program at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 in the school cafeteria. 410-677-5117

The Salisbury Middle School 6th-Grade Band and 7th/8th Symphonic Band will present their combined Winter Concert on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. on stage in the Salisbury Middle School cafeteria. Admission to the concert is free, however donations are gratefully accepted. 410-677-5149

Parkside High School presents its Holiday Concert “Sounds of the Season,” featuring the Parkside Symphonic Band, Intermediate Choir, Freshmen Honors Choir and Concert Choir, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 in the Parkside Auditorium. This Parkside High School Band and Choral Concert will feature pieces such as Sing Out, It’s Christmas, Cold Snap, and I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day. Admission is free with donation of one canned good per each guest for the Maryland Food Bank. Again this year, we will hold a silent auction on decorated Christmas trees, sponsored by the Parkside Student Government Association. All proceeds from the auction will go to the Bless Our Children campaign. Please contact Mrs. Toni Daniel, Choral Director,410-677-5177, or Mr. Kevin Zaczkiewicz, Band Director, 410-677-5161 for additional information.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 17 and Thursday, Dec. 18

Beaver Run Elementary Kindergarten classes will present the Kindergarten Holiday Program on the Centre at Salisbury stage outside Boscov’s. On Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m., classes of Ms. Spann, Mrs. Johnson, Ms. Bowden and Ms. Avens will perform. On Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m., classes of Mrs. Dyson, Ms. Agnew, Dr. Vanholten and Ms. Gold will perform. Free and open to the public. 410-677-5101

                                  

Wednesday, Dec. 18

The Wicomico Middle School 7th and 8th Grade Band and Choir will be having their Winter Concert Celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wicomico Middle School Auditorium. Admission is free. 410-677-5145

Bennett Middle’s 6th-grade concert band will perform its December program at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at the school. Admission is $2. 410-677-5140

The Salisbury Middle School Winter Chorus Concert will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 18 for all choruses at SMS, in the cafeteria of Salisbury Middle. At 6 p.m. the 6th-Grade Chorus will perform. At 7 p.m. the 7th/8th-Grade Ensemble (originally scheduled for Dec. 19) will take the stage. Come hear all our great SMS singers! Admission is free. 410-677-5149

 

Thursday, Dec. 19

Bennett Middle Orchestra performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 on the cafetorium stage at Bennett Middle School. The program will feature holiday favorites such as “Carol of the Bells” and “Sleigh Ride” as well as medleys of other holiday favorites. There is no charge to attend this concert. 410-677-5140

The James M. Bennett High School Symphonic and Concert Bands, under the direction of Mr. Douglas L. Miles, will present the annual Holiday Band Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 in the JMB Auditorium. The Concert Band will perform first with holiday favorites including Santa Claus Is Coming to Town and Wonderful Christmastime. The JMB Symphonic Band will then perform with excerpts from The Nutcracker Suite arranged by Claire Johnson. Other selections on the program include The Christmas Song arranged by Jerry Nowak and Ukrainian Bell Carol arranged by Richard Saucedo. The Bennett Band will also play Leroy Anderson’s classic Sleigh Ride and their parade song: Sounds of Christmas; a medley of Good King Wenceslas and O Come, All Ye Faithful.  Admission is always free. 410-677-5141

The Wicomico High School Winter Program will take place Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Wicomico High School Auditorium. The program will include performances by the WiHi Choirs, Bands, and Orchestra. Band cards ($5) will be sold in the lobby. Admission is free. 410-677-5146

 

Friday, Dec. 20

Mardela High Holiday Ensemble Performance Friday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m., Pine Bluff Senior Living Center: Emily Lawson and Alyssa Boltz (11, Flutes), Emma Robbins (11, Clarinet), Lily Travers (10, Percussion)

 

 

Completed 2019 Concert, Programs and Parades:

 

Friday, Nov. 15

Pinehurst Elementary’s chorus sang at the City of Salisbury’s Tree Lighting on Friday, Nov. 15.

 

Saturday, Nov. 23

Mardela High Holiday Ensemble Performance Saturday, Nov. 23 at 2 p.m., at Sunny Meadows Retirement Home: Jacob Harris (Soprano Saxophone), Charles Bradshaw (9, Alto Saxophone), Devin Spicer (9, Percussion)

Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26

Beaver Run Elementary 1st-grade classes present a Thanksgiving Program on Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26. On Nov. 25, classes of Mrs. Powell and Mrs. Swift will perform at 1:30 p.m., and classes of Mrs. Peters and Ms. Mitchell will perform at 3 p.m. On Nov. 26, classes of Ms. Albers and Mrs. Spence will perform at 1:30 p.m., and classes of Ms. Dulin and Ms. McGee will perform at 3 p.m. 410-677-5101

 

Friday, Nov. 29

Mardela High Holiday Ensemble Performance Friday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m., at Pine Bluff Village: Brittany Palmer (12, Trumpet), Joseph Davala (10, Trumpet), Rylee-Gale Cropper (9, Trumpet)

 

Saturday, Nov. 30

The Pittsville Middle Marching Band will perform in the Pittsville Christmas Parade on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m.

 

Monday, Dec. 2

Fruitland Primary 2nd-Graders and the James M. Bennett High School Symphonic Band will be celebrating the holidays at the City of Fruitland Tree Lighting at Fruitland City Hall on Monday, Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m. The band will play and FPS singers will perform two holiday favorites to get everyone in the holiday spirit. Free public event. 410-677-5171

 

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Pocomoke Christmas Parade (rain datel originally scheduled for Monday, dec. 2) at 7 p.m., with:

-Prince Street Elementary and the Country Christmas Jamboree, with Principal Miller’s Christmas Tree Farm and the Reindeer School of Music, featuring the Rhythm and Roots Squad under the direction of Mr. Dustin Thomas. Joining the party are farmers, trees and starlight mints.

-Mardela Middle and High School Marching Band with an original arrangement of "Go Tell It on the Mountain" by Boltz, Schneider & Thompson.