Exploring music of virtually every style and genre, MVHS Vocal music students learn both the art and craft of singing by exploring music that is vital for vocal and artistic growth. MVHS ensembles partner with world-class professionals and form lasting relationships through tours, recording sessions and performances.
The MVHS Vocal Music Department features three curricular and two extra-curricular ensembles including the semi-professional ensemble Angelus.
Beginning Choir: typically comprised of Freshman but intended for any student who is new to vocal music and lacks a high school choral background. (one semester)
Advanced Choir (Concert Choir) : An ensemble typically comprised of Sophomores-Seniors. Repertoire covers a broad array of classic choral works and newer works well suited to adolescent voices. (Admission by audition)
Choral Chamber Ensemble: Can be a women’s, men’s or mixed ensemble based on auditions. Repertoire for the ensemble covers a variety of styles but the primary focus is on challenging choral works ranging from Medieval to Contemporary repertoire. (Admission by audition)
Angelus: Dedicated to the performance of sacred music of varied religious traditions and historical periods. Angelus is currently comprised of six young women ranging from Freshman to Senior (Admission by audition)
Cúl : Our select men’s ensemble. Repertoire varies but focuses on works written specifically for men’s voices. (Admission by audition)