Fine Arts at Mazzuchelli
Mazzuchelli has two separate choirs, one for sixth graders and one for seventh and eighth graders. The purpose of choir is to help students explore and develop their vocal talents and general musicianship while learning to work as a team and perform as an ensemble.
Opus Honor Choir
Students may also choose to prepare and audition for Opus Honor Choir in August and September. A $30 activity fee is required for participation in Opus Honor Choir.
Show Choir is an extracurricular activity open to 7th/8th-grade students who are currently enrolled in Choir or Concert Band. The Middle School Show Choir season runs from September through the end of January. Show Choir is a singing and dancing ensemble incorporating choreography and some drama elements into our performances. The music will include songs from a variety of styles, such as pop, jazz, and musical theater. Show Choir will perform at the November concert and in the Wahlert Show Choir and Jazz Band Show on January 11. They will also compete in 3 competitions - Wahlert's Key City Classic on January 25, Western Dubuque on February 29, and Xavier on March 7. Members of this group should be ready to move and show off their sparkling personalities!
- A $30.00 activity fee is required for participation in Show Choir.
Show Choir Directors:
Mazzuchelli has two separate bands, one for sixth graders and one for seventh and eighth graders. The purpose of concert band is to expand on basic musical principles and grow to be a more well-rounded musician.
Jazz band is an extracurricular activity open to all students currently enrolled in concert band. It meets from 7:15 a.m.–7:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays (times are subject to change). Jazz band is a smaller ensemble than concert band and focuses on various styles of jazz, including swing, rock and Latin. There is no activity fee for jazz band.
Jazz Band Director
An all-school musical is produced each spring. Participation in the musical is open to all middle school students, and every student who auditions is assigned a role. Auditions take place in December, and the musical has four to six public performances during one weekend in the spring.
- Musical Information (pdf)
- A $30 activity fee is required for participation in the musical.