Fine & Performing Arts

Student Performances


Kansas District Audition Masterclass

A masterclass on your specific instrument’s audition music for District and State Band, including scales, sight-reading, and how to best audition!

The Pajama Game

This fun musical is about the fight for better compensation for workers at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory and the stormy relationship between the head of the union grievance committee and the factory superintendent. 

Java Jazz

The 5th Annual Java Jazz is your opportunity to hear some great jazz by the MNU Jazz Ensemble, relax in a comfy chair, and enjoy a warm beverage and dessert.

Emblems Band Concert

An emblem is defined as an object that serves as a symbol for a nation, organization, or family. This concert features some “emblems” of the concert band repertoire, including Holst’s Second Suite in F, Elgar’s Enigma Variations arranged for band by Earl Slocumb, and several others.

Student Directed One Act Plays

Enjoy an evening of short one act plays directed by students in our Directing and Play Production class! A variety of styles from comedy to drama are sure to please!

Festival of Christmas Choir Concert featuring selections from Handel's Messiah

Join us in an unforgettable celebration of Christmas, including beautiful carols and favorite movements from Messiah, featuring the MNU Choirs, community and alumni singers, and orchestra. 

24-Hour Play Festival

Join us for our second annual 24-Hour Play Festival! After just 24 hours our playwrights and actors will present fully-staged one act plays! Every play is written in 12 hours and rehearsed in the following 12.

MidAmerica Honor Band Concert

The 2020 MidAmerica Honor Band will conclude with a free concert, open to the public, featuring the MidAmerica High School Honor Band, conducted by guest clinician, Dr. Michael Mapp from New Mexico State University. MNU’s Concert Band will open the concert.

Creation Choir Concert

MNU Choirs present music on the ideas of the created world and humanity’s power to create. 

Jewels and Other Gems Band Concert with the Kansas City Wind Symphony

This concert features pieces that reference precious jewels and/or works that are “gems” of Wind Band repertoire. Selections by Viet Cuong, Kevin Walczyk and Sousa highlight this performance. We are delighted to share this concert with the Kansas City Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Langston Hemenway.

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