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'Noyes Fludde' by Benjamin Britten presented by The Madeleine Festival

Students from The Madeleine Choir School will perform "Noyes Fludde" this Friday, April 29, and Sunday, May 1, in partnership with Tyler Oliphant, Aubrey Adams-McMillan and Michael Aiello who will sing the adult roles.
The last time the Choir School presented "Noye's Fludde," in 2006, all students from the school participated. Enrollment is bigger now, so only those in grades 4 through 8 — 170 in all — will sing, play in the orchestra or keep the show moving as "stage ninjas." Older students will play Noah's sons and their wives, as well as the eight "gossips" who try to persuade Mrs. Noye not to board the ark; 110 will portray animals.

Please join us for our next admissions "Drop-In" tours: Tuesday, April 12 -- 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The Madeleine Choir School hosts a series of "Drop-In" tours throughout each school year. These tours are designed to give prospective parents an opportunity to see the daily workings of the Choir School in session. No appointment is necessary during these "Drop-in" Tour times. Please "Drop-In" to see our Student Learning Expectations (SLE) at work in each of our classrooms. Click on the headline above for more admissions tour options and details on our Student Learning Expectations at MCS.

Love Utah Give MCS -- Day of Giving -- March 31, 2016

The Madeleine Choir School is participating in Love UT Give UT again this year! The Community Foundation of Utah is hosting this 24 hour giving event allowing everyday philanthropists to give where they live. Contributions made through this effort go directly to our Tuition Assistance Progam that allows many low-income students to engage in the exciting learning environment offered at The Madeleine Choir School. Please click the Love UTAH Give UTAH logo to make a donation now.

MCS Alumna named 'Student of the Year' by Exchange Club

Congratulations to alumna Maria Stokes (MCS '12) on her recent recognition from the Exchange Club of Salt Lake City. They annually recognize two seniors as the Judge Memorial Catholic High School “Students of the Year.” Students are honored for their community service involvement and academic success. Exchange, America's Service Club, is a group of young men and young women working together to make our communities better places to live through programs of service in Americanism, Community Service, Youth Activities, and its national project, the Prevention of Child Abuse.

MCS Basketball added Seven New Trophies to the Collection Last Weekend

Congratulations to our student-athletes for their fine effort and sportsmanship at the 2016 UCAA basketball tournament finals.
Pictured here is the 7th Grade Girls' Team. They brought home the award we cherish the most at MCS: the Sportsmanship Award. Great job!
Click on the headline above or the image to the left for photos of our teams. Here are the results of the weekend:

3rd Girls-First place
4th Boys-First and Second place
6th Boys-Second place
7th Girls-Second place and the Sportsmanship Award
8th Boys-First place

A Message from our Pastoral Administrator

With the presidential election approaching there is much talk about making America great again. On 3 March we celebrate the second American born woman to be named a saint: St. Katharine Drexel. Katharine Drexel was born into immense family wealth, and her family regularly engaged in charitable efforts. But it was a visit to Pope Leo XIII and her request that the Pope send missionaries to assist with the Native American missions in New Mexico and Arizona that was to change her life: the Pope responded by asking her to become that missionary. Deeply moved, Katharine entered religious life to the shock of the social elite of Philadelphia, eventually establishing a new religious order known as the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament whose work was to focus on African American and Native American young people. (Click on the headline or image to read more)

Prayers for Ben

(Photo: Ben serving as a Counselor at the 2012 Choir School Summer Camp)

With broken hearts we share news of the death of alumnus Ben Khan (MCS Class of 2009). Ben was a wonderful student and worked as a counselor at the summer camp for many of his high school years. Ben was a very kind and gentle soul. In your kindness please remember Ben in your thoughts and prayers, his brother Alex (MCS Class of 2006) and his parents Farrukh and Pam. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday 28 March at 10:00 AM in the Cathedral Church. The Choir School's older students will offer the Rosary for Ben in the Cathedral today (Thursday) at 11:30 AM. All are welcome.
Eternal rest grant unto Ben, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace.
May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

(Photo: Ben serving as a Counselor at the 2012 Choir School Summer Camp)

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Calendar

Quid Admirantes Celebration- Novena to the Holy Spirit Begins
Date: 5/5/2016, 3 PM
Mass CE
Date: 5/5/2016, 5:15 PM
The Geography Fair Public Viewing-Mandatory Attendance 4th-6th Grade
Date: 5/6/2016, 5 PM
The Annual Choir School Dinner Auction
Date: 5/7/2016
The Solemnity of the Ascension OFF
Date: 5/8/2016


Friends Annual Appeal

Please GIVE TODAY!


For twenty years the Friends Annual Appeal at The Madeleine Choir School has been a key element in continuing our mission. We rely on concertgoers, MCS alumni and alumni families, current parents and grandparents of Choir School students, and many more in this effort. This year our goal is to raise $236,000.


A major part of the Friends Annual Appeal is our "100/100" Family Drive goal. This effort aims to get participation from 100 percent of the families at MCS in raising $100,000 of our total goal.


We welcome all supporters of MCS to click on the meter below to learn more about the impact your contribution will make on our students. Please GIVE TODAY. Thank you!

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Welcome

The Madeleine Choir School, a Roman Catholic School in the Cathedral tradition, inspires young people to become engaged scholars, effective communicators, dedicated liturgical musicians, and responsible world citizens who seek to build a civilization of justice, mercy and love.
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Utah Symphony's 75th Anniversary Season Announcement featuring the Choristers of The Madeleine Choir School

The Utah Symphony recently announced their 75th Anniversary Season plans to celebrate this milestone for their orchestra. Maestro Thierry Fischer indicated that their celebration would involve collaboration with other artistic organizations in the Utah. The announcement included a video presentation highlighting those organizations: The Utah Opera, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Ballet West, Utah Shakespeare Festival and The Madeleine Choir School. Click here to access the announcement in our video gallery.