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“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything."

– Plato

Music at MCHS is open to all Marquette Catholic High School students and encompasses a variety of musical opportunities both on and offstage.  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.

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Most Recent Music Performance:

The Members of the Music Performance Team hosted "The Music of Disney" this past Saturday night, October 8th, 2016.  Congratulations to Dr. Woodiel and the students on their first amazing event of the year!

The content of this concert fulfilled the course requirements for 7th hour Music Performance class. Each student was required to successfully participate in a large group ensemble, small group ensemble and present a vocal solo. Grading for the performance subjectively evaluates:  the delivery of their songs with timing accuracy, exact pitch, message presentation and stage presence.  Overall, musicianship and professionalism of the craft in vocal music is at the forefront.

Songs performed:

  • "Colors of the Wind" from Pocahontas - by Ikeyah Edwards
  • "A Whole New World" from Aladdin - by Catherine Hamilton & Anthony Shepard
  • "When She Loved Me" from Toy Story - by Emma Mattix-Wand
  • "If I Didn't Have You" from Monsters, Inc - by Margaret Sommerhof & Taryn Fox
  • "Newsies" Choral Medley - by the MCHS Music Performance Team
  • "I'm Going To Go Back There Someday" from the Muppet Movie - by Joseph File
  • "The Gospel Truth I, II and III" from Hercules - by Trinity Brooks, Ikeyah Edwards & Taylor McKeever
  • "When Will My Life Begin" from Tangled - by Cheyanne Dale
  • "Sally's Song" from The Nightmare Before Christmas - by Brooke Lucas and Joseph File
  • "When There Was Me and You" from High School Musical - by Taryn Fox
  • "Almost There" from Princess Frog - by Trinity Brooks
  • "Reflection" from Mulan - by Brooke Lucas
  • "Love Is An Open Door" from Frozen - by Cheyenne Dale & Anthony Shepard
  • "God Help the Outcasts" from The Hunchback of Notre Dame - by Margaret Sommerhof
  • "Through Heaven's Eyes" from The Prince of Egypt - by Anthony Shepard
  • "Home" from Beauty and the Beast" - by Catherine Hamilton
  • "We Are One" from The Lion King 2 - by Emma Mattix-Wand, Trinity Brooks & Company
  • "The Climb" from Hannah Montana - by Taylor McKeever

Video Sampling of Disney Music Performances

Photo Gallery from Disney Performance

Music Calendar

"An Evening of Disney Music"

October 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm

An Evening of Disney Music

"A Marquette Christmas"

December 11, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Marquette Christmas Music

"Marquette Performs Broadway"

March 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Marquette Does Broadway Music

"Classical Marquette"

May 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Marquette Classical Music

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