Special Announcements!

Click on the Interlochen Public Radio Interview (to air on 5/23/2022 @ 4pm and again on 5/24/2022 at 8AM). Interview related to the upcoming return of Music Boosters Beneift Concert!

Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan's Concert of the Finalists

TCAPS was again well represented at yet another vocal music competition! This past Sunday, May 1st it was the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan's Concert of the Finalists! This performance was held at Italian American Cultural Society of Clinton Township. TCAPS was represented with 6 of the finalists! See the list below and link for more details about this competition. Way to go!

Audrey Michael (1) $1000 and 20 hours of free online Italian language instruction (West)

Lily LaFaive (2) $500 (West)

Bella Wiliford (3) $300 (West)

Honorable Mention:

Caleb Mienk $100 (West)

Lilli Gray $100 (West)

Lily Jenkins $100 (Central)

Katy Haag $100 (Central)

Top 3 finalists

A. Michael, B. Wiliford, L. LaFaive

All Finalists

All finalists

MSVMA All-State Solo & Ensemble Festival

Congratulations to TCAPS vocal music for its wonderful representation at State Solo & Ensemble! TCAPS vocal music came away with four large ensembles, 2 soloists and one small ensemble (duet) select to All State Solo & Ensemble Festival. We are so proud of all of our students, their hard work and their commitment to excellence! These performers will head down to Michigan State University on May 13th to perform. The selections are listed below:


Bella Voce (West)

Choral-Aires (West)

Choral-Aires (Central)

Westmen (West)


Piper Dee & Katie Brazee (duet)


Audrey Michael (West)

Katie Haag (Central)

Who are we?

Traverse City Music Boosters, Inc. is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization formed more than 50 years ago to support Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) music education. Membership is open to all parents and community members. We support all music education at TCAPS, from the youngest kindergarten learners through the most advanced high school students. If you have a child in a TCAPS music program, YOU ARE A MUSIC BOOSTER!

Our Mission

Supporting all music students and teachers in Traverse City Area Public Schools today; visioning for the music education needs of tomorrow.




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All monetary donations to the Traverse City Music Boosters are gratefully appreciated. Music Boosters runs on a tight budget with many services and supplies donated by active members. There are several ways to donate:

  • Make a general donation to the Traverse City Music Boosters Operating Budget: Click here to donate now with a credit card. Or, write a check payable to ”TC Music Boosters“ and mail to TC Music Boosters, 412 Webster Street, Traverse City, MI 49686 (or drop off in the TCAPS Music Office, 933-6984). Donations will help pay for student scholarships, costs associated with the Annual Benefit Concert in the spring, and student award plaques.

  • Make a donation to our growing endowment fund held at the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation: Help grow this fund so that the annual disbursement is sufficient to fund ALL Music Booster scholarships. Checks should be made payable to ”GTRCF — TC Music Boosters Endowment“ and mailed to GTRCF, 250 E. Front Street, Ste. 310, Traverse City, MI 49684.