Performing Arts








Music Ensembles

Muskegon Community College’s Music Department will help develop your interest in music, whether you are beginning your study as a music professional or studying for enrichment and fun. Our dedicated and experienced faculty will prepare you for a career in music or simply for the life-long enjoyment of music.

The award winning West Michigan Concert Winds is under the direction of Gail Brechting.  The Shoreline Symphony, founded in 2012 and directed by Annette Jurcevic , is a Muskegon Community College music ensemble for community members and offered through MCC Continuing Education. For more information, please contact Daniel M. Meyers, (231) 777-0278.

MCC Music Performance 2017-18 Schedule

October 18, 2017 Fall Jazz and Wind Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Center
October 22, 2017 Fall Choir Concert, 3 p.m., Frauenthal Center
November 18, 2017 Shoreline Symphony, “The Power of Destiny,” 7 p.m., Frauenthal Center
November 19, 2017 Muskegon Area Honors Orchestra, 3 p.m., Frauenthal Center
December 8, 2017 West Michigan Concert Winds, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Center
December 9, 2017 MCC Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Center
December 10, 2017 MCC Music Concert, 2 p.m., Loutit Library, Grand Haven, MI
February 24, 2018 MCC Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Center
March 18, 2018 Shoreline Symphony, 3 p.m., Frauenthal Center
April 15, 2018 Spring Choir and Honors Orchestra Concert, 3 p.m. Frauenthal Center
April 22, 2018 West Michigan Concert Winds, 3 p.m. Frauenthal Center
June 7, 2018 Shoreline Symphony, 3 p.m. Frauenthal Center
Frauenthal Center

The Frauenthal Center, 425 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon, will host MCC’s musical performances in 2017-18.










The Center for Theater

MCC Performance of Taming of the Shrew

A scene from MCC’s 2017 performance of “The Taming of the Shrew”

The Center, which operates within the Arts and Humanities Department, provides theater classes for MCC students as well as a diversified schedule of performances. These include a season of plays produced by the College, an annual concert by the Overbrook Dance Theater, and touring productions of various kinds.

2017-2018 Calendar of Events

Based on the Myths of Ovid
Written and originally directed by Mary Zimmerman
October 18-22, 2017

By Celeste Raspanti
With the Center for Holocaust and Gender Studies – Muskegon
November 4, 2017

BOILING POINT: Water, Politics and Power
By the Overbrook Players
Ripped from the headlines
November 29-December 2, 2017

By Jim Leonard, Jr.
February 21-25, 2018

April 13-14, 2018

April 26, 2018

For more information or tickets, call (231) 777-0324

Muskegon Dance Movement



MUSKEGON DANCE MOVEMENT is  the Muskegon Community College resident dance company under the artistic direction of MCC Dance Coordinator Melissa Brunsting.

“I strive to make dance a part of the culture in our city, and center my choreography around that goal as much as possible,” explained Brunsting, who grew up in Western New York before earning a bachelor’s degree in dance from Hope College.

View the Arts and Humanities Fall 2017 Schedule