MCHS Choirs Annual Holiday Toy Drive

The Mira Costa Choirs annual holiday toy drive is now underway! We know you have many opportunities to make worthwhile donations this time of year, so please feel free to contribute to this toy drive only if it doesn't conflict with your other charitable commitments. However, if you're looking for a worthy cause to support, please consider making the holidays a little happier for a very young child by giving the gift of a toy through this drive. Happy Holidays, everyone!

Grammy Award Winning Mira Costa High School Choirs present This Shining Night

The Mira Costa Choirs winter concert, This Shining Night, will be performed in the MCHS auditorium on Friday, December 14th, at 7:00 pm. The concert will feature all four curricular choirs and both after school a capella groups. $10 suggested ticket donation at the door. Students and seniors free. We'll have a small boutique set up in the lobby where you can purchase individually wrapped flowers, ciders, collectible concert pins, and lantern ornaments. Don't forget to stop by before the concert or during intermission to pick up some fun things for your awesome student! We also will have concession items (candy, sodas, water) for purchase in the lobby before the concert and during intermissio

Vocal Ensemble News

Vocal Ensemble sang again this year at the annual Manhattan Beach Pier Lighting on November 12th. Bringing traditional carols to their program, they sang right before the lighting of the pier. Thousands of people were gathered and were thrilled at their performance. Congratulations, Vocal Ensemble…another wonderful performance. Vocal Ensemble is performing on the Mira Costa Orchestra Concert on December 7th. The concert begins at 7:00 pm in the high school auditorium. They will be performing “And The Glory Of The Lord” from “Messiah" by G. F. Handel with the Chamber Strings. You will not want to miss this, and it is a preview of the second performance that will be given on the Mira Costa Cho

Choral Union Update

On November 12th, Choral Union traveled out to The University of Redlands for the High School Women's Choir Festival. This year, they participated in the morning session with 12 other women’s choirs from across the region. Last to sing on the festival, they performed beautifully receiving rave reviews from the adjudicators. Comments included, “such a gorgeous sound,” and our favorite, “ I could listen to you all day!” Thanks to our wonderful singers from Choral Union. You represented us so well.

Vocal Ensemble News

On November 2, 2018 Vocal Ensemble participated in the Biola University High School Choral Festival which invites Chamber Choirs from across SoCal. The festival was adjudicated by Dr. Richard Sparks, Chair of Conducting and Ensembles at University of North Texas. The last to perform of the eight chamber choirs, Vocal Ensemble sang “And the Glory of the Lord” from Messiah, “Con Amores La Mi Madre” by Bob Chilcott and “Stars” by Norwegian Composer Erik Esenvalds, which uses tuned water glasses. Here are some of the comments from Dr. Sparks wrote about Vocal Ensemble’s performance. “The sound you get is fantastic!” “Sopranos, your high notes are just wonderful.” “Beautiful choral sound, so gor

Costa Choir Alumni Are Going Places!

Lauren Woomer, Class of 2017 is studying Music Therapy at The University of the Pacific and sings with the elite Chamber Singers. Congrats Lauren! Dakota Rose Aguilar Wood, Class of 2011, studied at CalArts for her BFA in the Photography & Media program; making prints using experimental/alternative analog color processes; musing mainly on the melancholic ecologies of the Los Angeles coastal landscape. What exciting work Dakota! Elizabeth Bundy, Class of 2012, graduated in 2016 from Furman University with a B.S. in Chemistry, with a focus on polymer science and a B.A. in Political Science, with a focus on political theory. As an undergraduate in chemistry, she participated in research to prev

Winter Choral Concert, This Shining Night, Dec. 14th

Grammy Award Winning Mira Costa High School Choirs present This Shining Night This choral concert will be held in the MCHS auditorium on Friday, December 14th, at 7:00 pm. Suggested donation at the door is $10 adults. Senior citizens, students, and children free. More details will follow soon, but in the meantime, please be sure to save the date and join us for this wonderful event.

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