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Chorus

Director:  Loftin Woodiel

2016-2017 Music Production Season

    

    

Extracurricular Music Activities & Honor Society:

MCHS Music Club

MCHS Music Club is open to all Marquette Catholic High School students and encompasses a variety of musical opportunities both on and offstage.  As part of MCHS Fine Arts, students may participate in vocal solo and group performances, instruments solo and group performances, mainstage musical theater productions, workshops with guest artists, field trip opportunities and student written music.  Additional events and activities are offered throughout the year, and students may participate in as many facets of music as interested.

Active participants in choir, music performance and other special events letter in Music and earn membership into the prestigious Tri-M Music Honor, the honor society for student musicians.

MCHS Music Performance Team

Members of the Music Performance Class have the opportunity to participate in many community performance events and represent MCHS.

MCHS Illinois High School Association Solo-Ensemble Team

Members of the Music Club have the opportunity to participate in the Illinois High School Association Solo-Ensemble Competition annually and represent MCHS. 

Silver Cross Recitals

Select senior members of the Tri-M Music Honor Society may be asked to give a recital.  This is a project conducted between the MCHS Music Department and the student's private teacher.  Fall 2016 will be the first such recital in MCHS history.  It will feature Catherine Hamilton (voice)  and Brooke Lucas (dance).  The date:  Sunday, October 30th at Evangelical Church, 3:00 PM.

Tri-M Music Honor Society

The Tri-M Music Honor Society® is a program of National Association of Music Education (NAfME) which focuses on creating future leaders in music education and music advocacy. Tri-M® is the only national honor society for student musicians in grades 6-12. There are more than 1,775 chapters across all 50 states, involving more than 75,000 students.

The Tri-M Music Honor Society:

  • Advocates for the importance and value of music education in shaping the leaders of tomorrow.
  • Highlights the school’s music program and establishes credibility within the surrounding community.
  • Positively impacts the community through public performances and service projects.
  • Motivates students to take on leadership roles and make a difference in their community.

Dr. Woodiel is the chapter director and is the official representative of the school’s Tri-M Musical Honor Society to our organization. The chapter director is responsible for overseeing all chapter activities and operations, subject to the authority of the school’s administration and National Association of Music Education’s code of regulations and policies. The success of a Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter rests largely on the leadership, skill, and enthusiasm of its troupe director.

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