Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Saturday: Santo Fragilio Performing Arts Center Dedication Concert at MHS

Submitted by Frank LoGiudice, Naming Committee Member, MHS Santo Fragilio Performing Arts Center.
A dedication concert for the Middletown High School Santo Fragilio Performing Arts Center will
take place on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 7 p.m. located at 200 LaRosa Lane.  Fragilio was a former Music Teacher, MHS Band Director and Arts Consultant for the Middletown Public Schools since 1948. Fragilio died in 2017.

Fragilio's name will be displayed on the outside and inside of the new MHS Santo Fragilio Performing Arts Center along with artwork depicting Mr. Fragilio hung in the foyer done by Naming Committee member Mike Eagle.  Plus, banners will be displayed outside signifying the MHS Santo Fragilio Performing Arts Center on light poles in the parking lot.

The Middletown Symphonic Band will be one of the main acts at this year's Annual Holiday Spectacular and will feature the Middletown High School Music Department and the Connecticut Trombone Christmas Ensemble.  An assortment of concert fanfare such as fantasias & medleys will highlight the evening performance with holiday tunes such as "Joy To The World," "Deck The Halls," "Hark The Herald Angels Sing" and other holiday classics.

Admission is $10 and all proceeds will go to the MHS Music Department.  Tickets may be purchased at the Middlesex Music Academy on Main Street, the MHS Music Department, sending an e-mail to  or at the door.

Editor’s Note:  I would like to dedicate this article to my mother Josephine LoGiudice who died on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Middlesex Hospital and my late father Rosario S. LoGiudice.

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