est 1927
MCHS Vocal Music: A Tradition of Excellence

2016
American Choral Directors Association
North Central Division Convention Performance
2015
Carnegie Hall Performance
Choirs of America Nationals
2014
“Grand Champion” Heritage Festival – Chicago
2014
Meistersinger Choral Festival, Wartburg College:
Featured Guest Choir
2013
"Invisible Threads"
(Documentary about
MCHS Vocal Music)
Broadcast on Public Television

2013
Carnegie Hall
Gold Medalists: New York International Choral Festival
2013
ACDA State Convention Performance
2012
Perfect Score/Grand Champion Heritage Festival – Chicago
2012
Dorian Vocal Festival:
Featured Guest Choir
2011
Lincoln Center
Gold Medalists: New York Choral Festival
2011
ACDA State Convention Performance
2010
56th Annual International Habaneras Festival, Spain
(selected as representatives for North America)
2010
Chamber Choir “First Place” Heritage Festival – Chicago
2009
National Invitational Choral Festival of Gold - New York:
Solo Performance
2008
“Grand Champion” Heritage Festival – Chicago
2008
Recordings of MCHS Concert Choir published in textbook
"The School Choral Program" (GIA Publications)
2007
National Invitational Choral Festival of Gold - New York:
Solo Performance
2006
“Grand Champion” Heritage Festival - Chicago
2005
103rd Annual Saint Olaf Choral Festival:
Featured Guest Choir
2005
Lincoln Center
Gold Medalists: New York Choral Festival
2005
"Grammy Signature School"
National Award Winner
2004
Perfect Score/Grand Champion Heritage Festival – Chicago
2003
Lincoln Center
Gold Medalists: New York Choral Festival
2002
“Outstanding Choral Ensemble” Heritage Festival - Chicago
2002
ACDA Regional Convention Performance
2001
Lincoln Center
Gold Medalists: New York Choral Festival
2000
Five “First Place” Ratings Heritage Festival - Chicago
2000
Luther College Choral Festival:
Featured Guest Choir
1999
The Kennedy Center
National Invitational Choral Festival of Gold: Solo Performance
1999
Performed for Vice President Gore and Prime Minister of Japan
U.S. State Department, Washington D.C.
1999
ACDA State Convention Performance
1998
“Grand Champion” Festival of Choirs USA
1997
95th Annual Saint Olaf Choral Festival:
Featured Guest Choir
1997
ACDA State Convention Performance
1997
Orchestra Hall, Chicago
National Invitational Choral Festival of Gold: Solo Performance
1996
Three “First Place” Awards - Gateway Music Festival
1995
Carnegie Hall – New York
1994
Gustavus Adolphus College Choral Festival:
Featured Guest Choir
1993
Gold Medalists All-American Music Festival - Chicago
1956 - Present
"Superior" Rating at Iowa High School Music Association State Contest

 

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