Monroe County Community College is hosting a unique evening of vocal performances on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at 7:30 p.m. in the Meyer Theater in the La-Z-Boy Center on the college's main campus in Monroe.
The MCCC Agora Chorale will perform a joint concert along with performers from the Dundee High School Descants and the Monroe High School Generations of Sound. The concert is free and open to the public.
Dundee Descants, under the direction of Megan Sinclair and Skye Rodriguez, a 24-member all female choir, will perform By Night by Elaine Hagenberg, When the Chips are Down (from Hadestown) by Anais Mitchell and Music Down in My Soul by Moses Hogan, accompanied by pianists Staci Dreger and Bryant Valencia.
The 12-member MHS Generations of Sound, under the direction of Cate Windelborn and accompanied by Inger Oswald, will perform Turlutte Acadienne Montrèalaise by Marie-Claire Saindon, The Old Mill by Kenneth Riggs and Hold Me, Rock Me by Brian Tate.
Under the direction of Jonathan Lunneberg and accompanied by pianist Mercy Olson, The 29 members of the MCCC Agora Chorale, represent a blend of "town and gown" singers who through the 50-plus years of the groups existence range in age from 16 to 80 years of age. Under the direction of Jonathan Lunneberg and accompanied by pianist Mercy Olson, will perform Little Man in a Hurry by Eric Whitacre, 6 Notturni by Wolfgang A. Mozart, Klusās dziesmas by Pēteris Vasks, -I Lit My Lamp by Katie O’Connor-Ballantyne and Song to Tradition by Ruth Elaine Schramm.
The MCCC Season of Events is made possible through The Foundation of MCCC’s Cultural Enrichment Endowment Fund and the generous donations of Consumers Energy Foundation, DTE Foundation, First Merchants Bank, La-Z-Boy and Promedica Monroe Regional Hospital.
For more information about these and other community events hosted by MCCC visit www.monroeccc.edu/events.
About The Foundation at Monroe County Community College
The Foundation at Monroe County Community College is the charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the educational and cultural experience of our students and community.
The Foundation at MCCC leverages voluntary support from donors to enhance the educational, literary, scientific, and cultural experience by helping Monroe County Community College meet its mission. The Foundation at MCCC touches thousands of lives each year through cultural arts programs, scholarships, and educational initiatives that guide and shape the business and civic leaders of tomorrow. Just as important, The Foundation offers a means for individuals of all ages and walks of life to express their philanthropy, act on their concerns, and follow the dictates of their hearts.
For more information about The Foundation at MCCC visit www.monroeccc.edu/foundation.
About Monroe County Community College
Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition. The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education. The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit. The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border. Detailed information about MCCC is available at monroeccc.edu.