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The Arts at MCHS

“Creativity is Intelligence Having Fun.”

– Albert Einstein

Our art programs are designed to develop a student’s creative and expressive potential as it relates to creating and appreciating artistic work. The Arts at Marquette Catholic High School experience seeks to provide the student with the skills necessary to recognize and express ideas about an artistic experience, and to develop sensitivity to and appreciation for expressive diversity. These experiences should foster confidence and self-esteem while leading to an awareness of the important role of the arts in human culture. The programs also strive to aid students in identifying their own artistic potential and in developing this to the level of skill necessary to move easily into a college arts curriculum.

Music   Performing Arts   Visual Arts

Arts Calendar 2016-2017

Theater Production

  • November 17 through 19 - "You Can't Take It With You", 7:30 PM on MCHS Stage
  • January 13 and 14 - Experimental Theater: "What Do You Say To A Naked Spotlight", 7:30 PM at St. Mary's School
  • April 6 through 8 - "The Addams Family" Musical, 7:30 on MCHS Stage

Music Performances

  • Saturday, October 8 - Music Performance 1st Quarter Recital, 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, December 11 - Music Performance 2nd Quarter Recital, 3:30 PM
  • Saturday, March 4 - Music Performance 3rd Quarter Recital, 7:30 PM
  • Saturday, May 6 - Music Performance 4th Quarter Recital, 7:30 PM
  • Thursday, May 18 - Baccalaureate Mass at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 7:30 PM

Student Visual Arts Show

  • Saturday, March 3 - Student Art Show at Jacoby Arts Center

Illinois High School Association

  • Saturday, March 4 - IHSA Solo & Ensemble Competition

Music Awards Ceremony

  • Saturday, May 6 - Music Awards Ceremony, 8:30 PM

National Anthem Solo Performances

  • Varsity Sporting Events
  • Other Community Events

Marquette Chorale Masses

  • Thursday, August 18 - Opening Day School Mass (during school)
  • Friday, September 28 - Homecoming Mass (during school)
  • Tuesday, November 1 - All Saints Mass (during school)
  • Thursday, December 8 - Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Mass (during school)
  • Monday, January 30 - Catholic Schools Week Mass with Grade Schools (during school)
  • Wednesday, March 1 - Ash Wednesday Mass (during school)
  • Thursday, May 18 - Baccalaureate Mass at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 7:30 PM
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