Academic Affairs Office

Music Department 

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 MCC Music Department has been revitalized with support from President Dr. Dale Nesbary and the MCC Board of Trustees. Through their commitment, music is expanding to include performance-based ensembles and additional music curricula. 

Performance Ensembles

The 'Jayhawk Sound'  performs at MCC athletic events and other campus activities. 

Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble, directed by Tim Froncek, is a select big band jazz ensemble that performs publicly.

The Jazz Ensemble provides students the opportunity to rehearse and perform outstanding literature in contemporary and traditional big band jazz. The ensemble is dedicated to increasing the knowledge of jazz literature and improving skills in improvisation and ensemble playing. Special consideration is given to the rehearsal and performance of student compositions and arrangements.

Listen to a vintage track from a 1974 MCC Jazz Band performance featuring Urbie Green.

Wind Ensemble

Wind Ensemble is a select ensemble dedicated to preparing and performing the finest traditional, contemporary and transcribed literature for wind ensemble. An emphasis is placed on understanding the pieces from an aesthetic and stylistic basis. The Wind Ensemble performs publicly and may include regional tours.  Daniel M. Meyers will be directing and conducting the Jayhawk Sound and Wind Ensemble.

MCC College Singers is directed by Tom Clark is the colleges concert choir.

The award winning West Michigan Concert Winds is under the direction of Gail Brechting.
Daniel M. Meyers directs the West Michigan Youth Symphony.

For more information, please contact Daniel M. Meyers, (231) 777-0278, or see Music Courses at MCC.

View the Music brochure.