The Macomb Center is home to several fine show choir programs for students in middle school, high school and college. Through participation in the Macomb Center's Show Choir programs, students learn the art of musical theater. A combination of singing, acting and choreographed movement combined to create the necessary skill set for a Broadway-style performance. Opportunities abound for singers to not only perform at numerous functions, but to learn the craft from professional vocal clinicians and choreographers. While pursuing their musical interest, students gain self-esteem, enhance their performance experience and have the opportunity to develop lifelong friendships. In addition, they will gain the experience of performing on a professional stage at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts.
The Macombers (Macomb Community College Students)
Family entertainment in a "something for everyone" performance best describes the highly choreographed show choir ensemble known throughout the state as The Macombers, the Goodwill Ambassadors of Macomb Community College. Founded in 1970, The Macombers have grown in emphasis and stature. They are Michigan's oldest college show choir, and although constantly changing their musical selections and personnel, continue to receive rave reviews. The group performs dozens of shows a year throughout the Detroit area and beyond. All members are full-time scholarship students at Macomb Community College. They have appeared with professional performers such as The Chieftains, Neil Sedaka, Judy Collins, Marvin Hamlisch and Tom Jones. The Macombers have performed for everyone from American Presidents and major corporations to local school children.
Magic Company (High School Show Choir Program)
Magic Company is a show choir program for gifted and talented high school students. Auditions are held during the month of August. Rehearsals are held on weekends throughout the fall semester. Once you have auditioned and been accepted into the program, you may pay and register online using the following link: Magic Company
Garfield Singers (Middle School and Jr. High School Show Choir Program)
The Garfield Singers are a show choir program for talented middle school and Jr. High School students. Auditions are held in the month of January. Rehearsals are held on week days throughout the winter semester. Once you have auditioned and been accepted into the program, you may pay and register online using the following link: Garfield Singers
Junior High Workshop (Must attend as a class; check with your school's choir teacher)
Held in January of each year, the Junior High Workshop gives school groups from the local area exposure to professional choreographers and vocal coaches in a two-day intensive workshop experience.
Rehearsals: January 8 and 9, 2018
Performance: January 9, 2018 at 7:30pm