ART PROGRAM

Elementary Art

Each week elementary students have art class.  They learn different art techniques, art history, and biographies of famous artists.  Our artwork is showcased in the halls of MCA. 

Art with Sam

This is an extracurricular program open to MCA students in 3rd-12th grades. Each week students will learn age appropriate art history and vocabulary. They will practice basic concepts and techniques. Lessons and projects will be tailored to each artist’s skill level as they explore various types of media. Includes use of class art supplies for all activities.

MUSIC PROGRAM

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

General Music Program: 

Students learn the fundamentals of music as a part of their curriculum. They sing, play instruments, learn music reading skills, proper diction and stance, and learn about music history.

Elementary Choir: 

Elementary choir is a very popular extracurricular at MCA.  

  • Living Nativity/Spring Fine Arts Performances
  • TACS Competition Choir (1st place choir in 2019 TACS Fine Arts District and State Competition)
  • Local Outreach Opportunities



MIDDLE / HIGH SCHOOL

Junior and senior high choir students have many opportunities to perform including:

  • Living Nativity
  • TACS Competition Choir
  • Local Outreach Opportunities
  • Chapel - Students can assist in leading weekly chapel through singing and playing instruments.

PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • What lessons are offered? Students can register at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters for guitar or piano lessons. Weekly lessons are offered after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays and are worked around the MCA school calendar.
  • How much do lessons cost? The price varies by the length of the lesson and instrument. You may contact our instructors directly for more information. Brad King (Guitar Lessons) - 615.498.3459  Evy Litchford (Piano Lessons) - 615.483.2995
  • Do I need my own instrument for practice? It is important that a student have access to a quality instrument for daily practice at home. Please speak to the instructors about instrumental needs and expectations.

WHY STUDY AN INSTRUMENT?

  • Music lessons have shown to improve study skills, hand-eye coordination, brain function and self esteem.
  • Through music lessons, students will be challenged to set goals, evaluate their progress, and share their achievements with others.
  • Instrumental lessons help develop a lifelong appreciation and enjoyment of music.