Welcome to the Mankato Children's Chorus!
Makato's Premier chorus for area youth in grades 1 through 12

Join us for our Spring Concert as we celebrate All Things Bright and Beautifull!

Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 3:00pm
Christ Chapel on the Campus of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN



We're going to CHICAGO!!!!!

The Mankato Children's Chorus Concert (grades 6-8) and Melodia (grades 9-12) choirs have been selected to participate in the "Windy City Choral Festival"
Directed by Z. Randall Stroope, the composer of our Traditional season closing song, Omnia Sol.

All singers in grades 6 - 12 are invited to join the festival tour
which will take place March 16 - 19, 2017.

The festival tour will combine music rehearsals for the festival with sight seeing excursions
and historical tours throughout the city of Chicago.

If you have a child that is in grades 6 - 12 and would be interested in joining MCC this season and participating on this tour, follow the registration procedure for the choir listed above or in the sidebar and attend the parent meeting on September 12 (the first night of rehearsals) to find out more information.


MCC Registers new singers from May to September and again during the month of January.
If you know a child that likes to sing, contact us for more information to
register for our current season.

MCC is a non-profit, non-auditioned community choir with 5 choirs for singingers in grades 1 - 12.

Send us an email or call if you have questions

For 22 years the Mankato Children's Chorus has been building a community of more than one thousand young singers who receive the finest choral education possible in an environment that provides challenging and rewarding opportunities for children in grades one through twelve.
The Mankato Children’s Chorus is a non-profit, non-auditioned choral program dedicated to providing an opportunity for youth to experience the joy of singing while developing healthy vocal techniques. The choir is not affiliated with any other organization or religious group.  MCC is committed to exposing youth to age appropriate choral literature that is well crafted and of merit for the young singer.  There are numerous considerations when choosing appropriate quality choral music.  Music selected may be sacred, spiritual, classical, folk, jazz, popular or a number of other types of music. 

Through the rehearsal and performance of quality choral music, youth develop artistic expressiveness, self-confidence, a cooperative spirit, and the joy of working toward and achieving goals. Founded in January 1994 with one choir of 30, MCC has grown to the current number of more than 150 youth and five choirs serving grades 1-12. MCC is open to all young people who enjoy singing, and includes students from the greater Mankato region. Scholarships are available to all applicants.

The chorus was selected to perform at the Nobel Conferences at Gustavus Adolphus College in 2001 and 2004, Festival of the States in Washington D.C. in 2000 and 2008, and Minnesota Music Educators Conference in 1998 and 2007. MCC has collaborated in joint performances with area arts organizations such as:

  • Suzuki School of Music
  • Riverblenders
  • Mankato Symphony Orchestra
  • Mankato Area Youth Symphony
  • St. Peter High School Choir
  • MSU Concert Choir
  • Mankato Ballet
  • Minnesota Valley Chorale
  • Dakota Meadows Middle School Choir
  • Mankato East High School Choir

The choirs present yearly winter and spring concerts and also sing at civic events, school concerts, and choral festivals.

MCC has choirs for any youth in grades 1-12, who enjoys singing and lives in the region.

  • Training & Intermediate Choirs: Grades 1-3 Vocal techniques, basic note-reading, movement, games
  • Youth Choir: Grades 4-5   Continued vocal techniques, beginning octavo reading, singing in two parts
  • Concert Choir: Grades 6-8   Continued vocal techniques with singers using head voice, three part octavo reading.
  • Melodia Choir: High School Men and Women, grades 9-12   Continued vocal techniques with changing and changed voices singing in four part, SATB as well as separate men's and women's choirs.


MCC Rehearses Monday evenings at Christ The King Lutheran Church; 222 Pfau Street; Mankato
Times for rehearsals are:

  • Training and Youth Choirs - 5:00 - 5:45
  • Intermediate Choir - 6:00 - 6:45
  • Concert Choir - 6:00 - 7:00
  • Melodia Men - 6:30 - 7:00
  • Melodia Mixed Choir - 7:10 - 8:00
  • Melodia Women - 8:00 - 8:30


CONTACT US: 507-387-9007

P.O. Box 3482 ~ Mankato, MN ~ 56002