Monroe County Community College's Agora Chorale will perform their final concert of the season in unique fashion on  Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 7:30 p.m. in the Meyer Theater in the La-Z-Boy Center on the college's main campus in Monroe. 

The Agora Chorale will perform a joint concert along with performers from the Bedford High School Varsity Choir. The concert is free and open to the public. 

Under the theme of "I Arise", the BHS Varsity Choir will take the stage first to perform Someone you Loved, by Lewis Capaldi, arranged by Mark Brymer; The Lake by Jay Althouse: and What Was I Made For? by Billie Eilsih, arranged by Andy Beck. 

The BHS Varsity Choir performs under the direction of and accompanied by Tracy Glover. Members of the BHS Varsity Choir include:

Sonya Bennett
Carley Jacobs
Liberty Lake
Olivia Pierce
Samarra Rodriguez
Avarie Roslin

Kristina Brown
Kaila Calgie
Yadia Caserta
Alice Kuntz
Maya Ortiz
Jocelyn Silverthorn
Edessa Stockard
Jessie Wood

Lily Jenkins
Maxwell Jessen
Ethan Zell

Hani Fallouh
Alexander Freeman
Michael Haskins
Mae Pollock
Jacob Robinson
Korbyn Rodgers

Under the direction of Jonathan Lunneberg and accompanied by pianist Nancy Honaker, the MCCC Agora Chorale will then take the stage to perform Savory, sage, Rosemary and Thyme, by Donald Patriquin; Wood River, by Connie Kaldor, arranged by Willi Swozdesky; Come Sunday, by Duke Ellington and arranged by Alice Parker; Dreams of Thee, by Eric William Barnum; and The Song Arising, by Joseph M. Martin. 

The members of the MCCC Agora Chorale include:

Sara Ackerman
John Burkardt
Olivia Cossins
Alena Ellis
James Ford
Gabby Forrester
Ruth Ann Fraser
Aidan Gerlica
Matthew Garlepied
Sue Grassly
Lily Hatkow
Kati, Kessler
June Linton
Audrey McEachran
Kimberly Mohn
Samuel Mohn
Jo Ann Naida
Keegan Schmitt
Taylor St. Andre
Laura Tibai
Ellen Wannemacher
Autumn West

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.

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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. 

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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

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