Muskegon Catholic Schools offer a variety of curricular and extra-curricular arts programs including Symphonic Band, Choir, Musical Theatre, and Art.
The MCC Symphonic Band is both a performing and a learning group. Students are taught the fundamentals of performance etiquette and proper instrumental technique while learning music from a variety of genres. During the year, the students currently participate in a variety of concerts and many community events. In past years, students have participated and earned superior ratings at Solo and Ensemble Festivals as wells as District and State Band festivals. Students are able to take Band in 6th through 12th grade.
The MCC Choirs consist of 6th grade, Middle School Choir, and High School Chorale. Emphasis is placed on proper vocal technique, sight-reading, music theory, and performance. Performances include fall, Christmas, winter, and Pops concerts, as well as off-campus local community and charity events. Our middle school choir has performed with the West Shore Symphony Orchestra. Our high school choir has performed in New York City and Chicago and had the great honor of singing for the Pope on a trip to the Vatican.
The MCC Theatre Department is known for its amazing annual spring musical. The show involves over eighty-five middle and high school students both on stage and behind the scenes. Recent shows have included Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Guys & Dolls, Cinderella, and Annie Get Your Gun.
The MCC Art Department offers a wide variety of classes including Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Sculpture, Printmaking, and Commercial Art. Our MCC art students have been recognized throughout the state and country for their talents by winning numerous awards and scholarships.
Students at MCC also have the opportunity to participate in the following events:
– Annual West Michigan competition that recognizes students for their talents in music and the visual arts.
– Choir and music group that participates in weekly Masses and prayer services.
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