Midwest Christian Academy

Welcome to the MCA page! 

General

"Music is to the mind as air is the body."

-Plato, Philosopher

Important Dates

"Music has a power of forming the character, and should therefore be introduced into the education of the young."

-Aristotle, Philosopher

  • Registration opens August 6th!

  • Band Demonstration (4th-5th grade) - Aug. 30

  • Band Pairing (4th-5th grade) - Aug. 31

  • Band, Piano, and Ukulele begin the week of September 12th.

Band

“How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?”

 -Jane Swan

  • Band is a great musical experience offered to all 4th-8th grade students.

  • Every band student will receive one group lesson and one rehearsal/open guided practice per week.

  • Lessons schedules are displayed below.

  • For more information about the band program, please visit: www.strivingupmusic.com/band

Recruitment

“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”

-Billy Joel

  • Band recruitment is geared toward 4th-5th graders. This happens in three phases:

    • Phase one - Presentation where we talk about the instruments as well as the band experience​​​.

    • Phase two - Pairing. This is where the student will have the opportunity to play the instrument and see which one is best for them. 

    • Phase three - Registration. If you're ready to register please visit:​ www.strivinupmusic.com/register

      • Please wait until September 4th to register any Beginning Band students. ​​​

Piano/Ukulele

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”

-Victor Hugo

  • Piano (K-3rd)/Ukulele (2nd-3rd) is a great musical experience.

  • Every piano/ukulele student will receive one group lesson per week (Maximum of 8 students per class).

  • Lesson schedules are displayed below.

  • To find out more information about the piano program, please visit: www.strivingupmusic.com/piano

Lesson Schedule

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”

-Bob Marley

Band

  • All band students will have lessons on Monday and Friday during the school day. 

Piano/Ukulele

  • All piano and ukulele students will have lesson on Tuesdays during the school day.