Marcus Choirs Sweep Festival Disney

This April over 100 Marcus Choir students traveled to Disney World in Orlando, Florida to compete in the annual Festival Disney Music Competition. Over 40 choirs from across the United States travel to compete in this competition and this year Marcus is proud to brig home all the top awards.

Marcus Chorale received the Golden Mickey for the highest scored Concert Choir for the entire contest. They also received the Best in Class for Mixed Choirs.

Celesti received the Silver Mickey for the second highest Concert Choir score. They also received the Best in Class for Treble Choirs.

The Varsity Men’s Choir received the Bronze Mickey for the third highest Concert Choir score.

Voces Novae/Bel Canto received a Superior rating and the 5th highest Concert Choir score.

Fusion/VoiceMale received the Golden Mickey for the highest Specialty Choir score. They also received the Best in Class for Jazz Choirs.

We are very proud of our students hard work and accomplishments!

Marcus Choirs have great success at UIL

All of the Marcus choirs competed at the UIL Region 2 Concert & Sight-reading Contest held at Denton High School this April and represented Marcus very well.

Chorale earned straight Superior ratings from the judges earning a Sweepstakes Award, the highest award given at the contest.

Celesti also earned straight Superior ratings from the judges earning a Sweepstakes Award.

The Varsity Men’s Choir earned straight Superior ratings from the judges earning a Sweepstakes Award.

Bel Canto earned an Excellent rating on their stage performance and a Superior rating in sight-reading.

Vocês Novae earned straight Superior ratings from the judges earning a Sweepstakes Award.

2016-2017 Choir Program Awards

TMEA – 2 Students are selected to the TMEA All State Choirs.

UIL – Chorale, Celesti, Varsity Men’s Choir and Voces Novae receive Sweepstakes Award.

Texas Music Scholars – 16 Students are named TMEA Music Scholars.

Festival Disney

Chorale: Gold Mickey (1st place overall) in Concert Choirs, Best in Class
Varsity Men’s Choir: Bronze Mickey (3rd place overall) in Concert Choirs
Celesti: Silver Mickey (2nd place overall) in Concert Choirs, Best in Class
Bel Canto/Voces Novae: 5th place overall in Concert Choirs
Fusion/VoiceMale: Gold Mickey (1st place overall) in Specialty Choirs, Best in Class

Music Festivals

Celesti – Superior Rating and Honorable Mention (top 5 ensembles) at Festival di Voce

Varsity Men’s Choir – Superior Rating at Festival di Voce

2015-2016 Choir Program Award

UIL – Chorale, Celesti, Bel Canto and Voces Novae receive Sweepstakes Award.

Texas Music Scholars – 12 Students are named TMEA Music Scholars.

ICHSA – Fusion places 2nd in the Southwest Semi-final.

Music Festivals

Celesti – Superior Rating in Festival di Voce

Varsity Men’s Choir – Grand Champion at Season’s Music Festival, Best in Class

Bel Canto –  Best in Class at Season’s Music Festival

Voces Novae – Best in Class at Season’s Music Festival