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.

2013-2014 Choir Program Awards

TMEA – 3 Students are selected to the TMEA All State Choirs.

UIL – Chorale, Celesti, Varsity Men’s Choir and Bel Canto receive Sweepstakes Award.

Texas Music Scholars – 6 Students are named TMEA Music Scholars.

ICHSA – Fusion places 3rd in the Southwest Semi-final.

Festival Disney

Chorale: Silver Mickey (2nd place overall) in Concert Choirs, Best in Class
Varsity Men’s Choir: Best in Class
Celesti: Bronze Mickey (3rd place overall) in Concert Choirs
Bel Canto: Bronze Mickey (3rd place overall) in Concert Choirs
Fusion:Bronze Mickey (3rd place overall) in Specialty Choirs, Best in Class

2012-2013 Choir Program Awards

TMEA – 6 Students are selected to the TMEA All State Choirs.

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

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

ACDA National Performing Choir – Celesti is selected to perform for the 2013 ACDA National Conference in Dallas, TX.

Grammy Signature School – The Marcus Music department was one of three schools in the nation to be awarded the Grammy Signature School Gold Award for excellence in Music Education and Performance.