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What's Happening....MCS is Accepting Applications for Pre-K & Kindergarten

The Madeleine Choir School is still accepting applications for admission in the 2019-2020 school year in Pre-K and Kindergarten. Far more than a great music school, MCS offers an age-appropriate curriculum that includes foreign languages, humanities, physical education, and visual arts, in addition to our focus on excellence in math and science.
Limited space is also available in 1st through 8th grades. We welcome the opportunity to share with you our proven curriculum that prepares our students for success at the high school and collegiate levels, and beyond.
Click the 'INQUIRE' button on our homepage to text or email us about scheduling a tour with our Director of Admissions.
 
 

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MCS 5th Annual 5k & Fun Run at Liberty Park

Come dressed as your favorite Superhero or Villain and be prepared to have the time of your life on Saturday, March 30! The 1 mile Fun Run begins at 9:00 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9:30 a.m. Join the fun and help rid the city of those nasty villains! The proceeds to benefit The Madeleine Choir School tuition assistance program. Click the headline to sign up now! Early bird registration price $25 for 5K and $15 for Fun Run until March 22 at 5:00 p.m.
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Upcoming MCS Performances

The Chorister's of the Madeleine Choir School partner with several organizations each year, in addition to executing their own concert series and tour of an international or domestic destination. Last November the choir performed in several cities in Italy, including their last stop in Rome. More recently our choristers played key roles in the Utah Opera's production of The Little Prince with MCS Fifth Grader, Tai Fluchel, in the lead role, as well as three MCS choristers who played the roles of the Three Spirits in their production of The Magic Flute. We would like to share more of our performance events to come and invite you to join us. March 31: FOUNDERS' DAY CONCERT -- 8:00 PM at the Cathedral of the Madeleine. The Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine and the Choristers of the Madeleine Choir School will present Antonín Dvořák's Stabat Mater, Op. 58. The concert will be conducted by Craig Jessop featuring soloists Celena Shafer, Aubrey Adams-McMillan, Robert Breault, and Tyler Oliphant.
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Music Education and Brain Development

What effect does music training and education have on the brain? As you consider the best educational pathway for your children we highly recommend reading at least one or two of the nearly fifty articles that have been published over the last seventy years illustrating the positive impacts. Numerous studies provide overwhelming proof of enhanced cognitive development, higher information processing speed, academic growth, emotional intelligence, and brain plasticity, among many other benefits of music training and education. With special thanks to Timothy Lighthiser and Sujin Lee, we are able to provide this list of articles that have been published over this span of time dating back to 1945, including some as recently as 2016. Click the headline to view this list of articles and to learn more about why The Madeleine Choir School is the right choice for your child.
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MCS Inaugural High School Choral Festival

The Madeleine Choir School partnered with local high school choirs and other talented musicians in presenting the High School Choral Festival at the Cathedral of the Madeleine on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Accompanied by local orchestral musicians the Waterford School Troubadours, the Juan Diego Catholic High School Concert Choir, the Choral Scholars of the Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine, and the St. John Bosco Choir of the Madeleine Choir School joined by the Cathedral of the Madeleine Organist, Gabriele Terrone to present the music of Fauré, Todd, Aguiar, Durante, Aichinger, Duruflé, Szymko, Widor and Williams. Solos were performed by Madeleine Klement, soprano; Emma Holmgren, alto; Owen Purcell, tenor; and Jossan Arano, bass. This concert performance is the third presentation as part of the inaugural Cathedral Family Series Concerts which aim to introduce children to sacred choral music, to encourage all to raise their voices together in song, and to provide students in the Salt Lake community the opportunity to perform in the beautiful Cathedral of the Madeleine. The fourth and final concert in this series at the Cathedral of the Madeleine will see the Choristers of the Madeleine Choir School join in performance with the Gift Music School Conservatory Orchestra at 7:00 PM on May 2, 2019, presenting the Poulenc's Litanies a la Vierge Noire and other selections. Please join us. No tickets are required for this event and seating is first come, first served.
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University of Utah Biochemist Compares Collaborative Research Environment to Choir

Claudio J. Villanueva, Ph. D. is working with his team to identify molecule that could ultimately be used to treat diabetes. "As a scientist, inspiration can come from unexpected places. Hearing the Choristers of the Madeleine Choir School allows one to reflect on the importance of team work and dedication. I’ve been tremendously fortunate to have outstanding trainees in my lab who are making discoveries that I hope will impact patients with diabetes. The Choir is an example of how science can be inspired by the arts,"says Villanueva. Please click the headline to hear more on his relation of success between art and science.
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MCS Performs on 11th International Tour & 6th Tour of Italy

Congratulations to the Cathedral Choir, featuring the Choristers of The Madeleine Choir School, on their successful performance tour to Italy, including concerts at Chiesa di San Gaetano in Florence, the Basilica de San Francesco in Assisi, Chiesa del Gesu in Rome, as well as Mass services in several other churches and Cathedrals throughout Italy -- and, of course, concluding the tour in St. Peter's Basilica.
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From the Oratory...

August 28th is a special day! It is a day that we honor two really great humans beings and two really great followers of Jesus of Nazareth. Today Catholics throughout the world remember St. Augustine, a fourth century person who was desperately searching for happiness.
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Meet Our Faculty

The Madeleine Choir School prides itself on providing a dynamic and well-rounded education for children—one that focuses on liberal arts, science, technology, and choral training. As greater numbers of parents have become interested in this kind of education, The Madeleine Choir School has experienced significant increases in the number of applications for admittance to the school.