After listening to our many talented auditionees, we here at MaJN are thrilled to welcome *eight* new members for the coming year: Ruby Ross (Soprano, Class of 2020) Maggie Colton (Soprano, Class of 2020) Karolina Simcic (Alto, Class of 2020) Adaora Ekwonu (Alto, Class of 2020) Caleb Wang (Tenor, Class of 2020) Kevin Ren (Baritone, Class of 2018) Jack Barbey (Baritone, Class of 2019) Authority Anue … Continue reading 2016-2017 Members :D!
We here at MaJN are so excited to welcome six awesome new members this quarter! They are: Yvonne Arguello (Soprano, 2018) Lindsey Sasson (Alto, 2018) Caitlin Wong (Alto, 2017) Cy Abbott (Tenor, 2019) John Hickernell (Tenor, 2017) Tommy Zhang (Bass, 2019) They’re all super talented and amazing, and we look forward to making joyful noises with all of them! Continue reading New Members!
We hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving full of good food and good company. There’s always so much for which we can be grateful. But now Thanksgiving has come and passed – decorations are going up, carols are playing left and right, and shopping’s begun – and Christmas is upon us! Join Make a Joyful Noise for our annual Christmas concert for a great kick … Continue reading It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
If you are interested in joining a group of people who love to sing and have a blast making music together, this is your chance to audition for UChicago’s Make a Joyful Noise! Come out, meet us, and get more information at the RSO Open House tomorrow from 11- 12 a.m. in Hutch Courtyard. Then come hear us sing at the A Cappella Showcase on … Continue reading Auditions are Soon!
We in MaJN have been keeping busy. In the spring we celebrated our 20th anniversary as an a cappella group at the University of Chicago with a casual outdoor concert under the Classics archway – something we like to call an “arch sing” – followed by a picnic. We sang a fun list of songs including group favorites like the dramatic gospel song “Jerico” and … Continue reading Hello!
We at MaJN are very excited to welcome three awesome members this quarter! Crystal is an alto, and Johannes and Justin are tenors. We’re so happy to have them in our group! We just had a potluck at Connie’s apartment to get to know each other. During fourth week, some of us performed at Cabaret at the Logan Center, and we’re starting up on some … Continue reading Winter Quarter is in full swing…
MaJN is currently in full swing with auditions for this quarter! We all joined together for a great showcase performance in which we sang “One Day” by Matisyahu (featuring Aerik as our soloist) and “Sweet Sweet Spirit” by The Idea of North. Now we’re looking to grow our group more and are having auditions tonight and tomorrow evening. After we find out who our awesome … Continue reading MaJN Updates!
Thanks so much to everyone who came out last Friday evening to our concert! We had a wonderful crowd join us at Logan and enjoy some cookies while listening to some great holiday music. Hope we all put you into the holiday mood right before finals week! If you have any pictures of the concert, we would love to see them and post them up … Continue reading Thanks for coming to the concert
We’re super excited to announce that we are having our annual Christmas concert on Friday, December 6 from 6-7 PM in room 501 of the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. We hope you’ll join us for an exciting night of great music (and hopefully cookies)! You could use a little holiday cheer during Reading Period, so please come out to see us … Continue reading Announcement: Concert on DECEMBER 6!
It’s been a pretty intense last few weeks. We’ve gone through almost all of the songs that we’ll be performing this quarter, and we’re learning one last one and perfecting what we’ve done so far this year. Because we’re making such great progress so far, we’re pretty sure we’ll have an awesome show for you guys at the end of the quarter. Our concert date … Continue reading Seventh week: progress and announcements