Music

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MCM Rocks! The Beatles

Saturday 1st October saw the second MCM Rocks! concert take to the stage. The Beatles themed concert was a great success, with over fifty pupils performing to a packed Drama Hall. The concert began with an arrangement of ‘Help!’ sung by the College Choir and accompanied by the College Orchestra, who then went on to […]

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Prep School Music Workshops

Over the final week of term, our Upper Prep pupils ended the academic year with an ambitious musical project with the aim of putting on a showcase for their end-of-year celebration assembly. This was done under the guidance of workshop leader Filipe Sousa, who visited from London and was previously at MCM in January carrying […]

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Pre-Prep Music Recital May 2016

The Prep School held their annual Pre-Prep Musical Showcase this week, involving every single pupil from Reception to Year 2, in the Green Hall. Audiences were taken on a half-hour journey of the different seasons through song, percussion and solo performances, highlighting the cycle of life and the significance of belonging. Particularly commendable were our […]

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Prep School Music Recital May 2016

The Prep School held their last music recital of the academic year with a slight variation in the venue – it took place in the amphitheatre outside the Senior School Drama Hall. What seemed like an overly-bold idea during its stages of conception proved to be a brilliant one, as parents, pupils and beaks moved […]

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Piano Competition Final 2016

The final of the Piano Soloists Competition took place on Friday 29th April. Six of the College’s pianists played pieces which even the judge, Dr Christine Tan – a lecturer at the Institute of Music at UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur – labelled as extremely challenging. The talent displayed was outstanding, and the competition extremely tight. […]

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Prep School Music Recital

On the evening of Thursday 3rd March the LRC was transformed into an intimate performance space where pupils from various ages across the Prep School were given the chance to share their musical progress on stage for their friends, family and beaks. This term’s Music Recital saw 26 soloists and two choirs perform a wide […]

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Carol Concert 2015

On Sunday 13th December, Common Room, parents, pupils and friends filled the Dining Hall for the College Carol Service. Before the celebration started we were treated to some beautiful music from the Wind Band, the String Quartet and the Choirs. The Master welcomed the congregation and explained the origin of the service of lessons and […]

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MCM Rocks 2015

The College held its very first rock show at the weekend called MCM Rocks 2015. The 12 different acts brought together a wealth of talent from across the Senior School. There were established groups that have been run as school activities; as well as pupils who have taken it upon themselves to put something together […]

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BBC Singers

We were delighted to welcome Edward Goater, full-time member of the BBC Singers, to the College on Wednesday 11th March. The BBC Singers are one of the only full-time professional choirs in the world, and as such, are in extraordinarily high demand due to their phenomenal skills in being able to perform a very wide […]

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Sunday Speaker – Mr Ben De Haldevang

Mr Ben De Haldevang gave a very enlightening talk this morning, particularly for those ignorant of jazz. He highlighted the Basin Street Blues classic from its origins in the deep South of USA in the 1920s through its metamorphosis by Louis Armstrong, a bleaker Miles Davis version, all the way to James Morrison’s incredible performance […]

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