MC Singers Take the Virtual Stage for Another Remote Semester

by Caroline McCarthy & Jilleen Barrett, Asst. Features Editor & A&E Editor The MC Singers continue to harmonize their way through the year in a hybrid format. After transitioning from the group’s home in Thomas 517 to the COVID-accommodating chapel, they have found a way to make their challenges work for them. Maxwell Everett, a senior and the vice president of Singers, spoke about the … Continue reading MC Singers Take the Virtual Stage for Another Remote Semester

Fall Preview: MC Singers and Players Introduce Plans for the Semester

by Madalyn Johnson, Asst. A&E Editor The Visual and Performing Arts Department of MC is preparing for what might be one of the most fun-filled and comical semesters yet. MC Singers have already begun rehearsing for their annual performance at Manhattan College’s open house and will additionally be performing a melody of songs from the prominent Swedish pop group, ABBA. MC Players are positively looking forward to … Continue reading Fall Preview: MC Singers and Players Introduce Plans for the Semester

Performing Arts Spring Concert

Friends and families poured into the Chapel of De La Salle and his Brothers to attend the Spring Performing Arts Concert on Sunday, April 22. The MC Orchestra, Manhattones and Singers performed an array of musical pieces at the annual concert. The MC Orchestra, directed by Gwendolyn Toth, Ph.D. performed five songs. The orchestra consisted of violins, violas, cellos, one double bass, flutes, oboes, clarinets, … Continue reading Performing Arts Spring Concert

Aspiring Historian Shows Her Talents at MC

Though she is only a freshman, secondary education major Lexi Salerno of Long Island, N.Y. is already making waves in the Manhattan College performing arts department. Like many musically-inclined people, Salerno’s experience with music began very early on. “My mom is a pianist and a voice teacher, so I grew up in a really musical household, being exposed to various types of music,” she said. … Continue reading Aspiring Historian Shows Her Talents at MC

Sophomore Finds Freedom on the Stage

by RikkiLynn Shields Editor Ellen Farrelly, a sophomore chemical engineering major with a theater minor, has been involved in preforming arts since the second grade. Originally from Queens but currently residing in Yonkers, Farrelly began singing in her elementary school choirs in the second grade and by the time middle school rolled around, she decided to give musicals a try, and that’s when she fell in … Continue reading Sophomore Finds Freedom on the Stage

Singers’ Trip to Disney

Spring break, for many Manhattan College students, means a way to destress from midterms and jet off to a tropic paradise. For the performing arts department, it meant taking advantage for one of the most prestigious stages for any college student: Walt Disney World. Students that were part of the Singers student choir had the opportunity to perform a set of well-rehearsed songs for the … Continue reading Singers’ Trip to Disney