The Arts Concentration program invites disciplined students with exceptional ability in the arts to further develop their talents within the context of a rigorous academic program. In addition to specific course requirements, students will have the opportunity to improve their skills during after-school lessons, programs, and practice time, providing them with opportunities for in-depth, one-on-one instruction with fine arts faculty.
The Arts Concentration in Music helps prepare advanced music students for success in college music programs. The Concentration in Music provides committed vocal and instrumental music students the opportunity to intensely concentrate on their artistic development. The students participate in weekly private music lessons, small ensemble rehearsals, solo performances, concerts and other events. Participation is by audition.
The Arts Concentration in Theater prepares advanced theater students for college theater programs. The concentration in theater provides committed theater students in performance or technical design with the opportunity to focus on their development. To participate in the program, students must participate in advanced classes that lead to light, sound, and scenic designs, stage management or performances in a production.
Under the guidance of the Visual Arts faculty and through frequent peer interaction, students in the Arts Concentration in Visual Arts program are encouraged to pursue their area of interest in a program that emphasizes personal growth and exploration, and fosters enthusiasm for experimentation, creative thinking, and discovery.
The creation of an Art Portfolio is one of the main focus points of the Visual Arts Concentration program. The Portfolio will outline a structure against which you can develop a broad body of finished work representative of your technical and conceptual skills that you have developed over the past few years.
This course is for juniors and seniors who have successfully completed two previous levels of a specific discipline within the visual arts.