Performing Arts

Art

Mrs. Roxanne Youngs, Art Teacher

Art

Art students learn the elements of art and are involved in numerous community art shows throughout the school year.

Band

Mr. Jonathan Rakes, Director

BandOur Band program is on fire! Symphonic Band Students received a “Excellent” rating this year! Our band members are involved in many competitions and concerts throughout the school year including free concerts at the AHS Auditorium and winter concerts at the downtown park. We hope to see you there!

Chorus

Mr. Chris Olson, Director

ChorusChorus is a performance based class which lasts the entire year.  Through this course, students develop their voices, learn to read music, and how to harmonize.  Students participate is a few performances throughout the year.

Theater

Mr. Chris Olson, Director

 

Theater is a performance based class which lasts the entire year.  Theater students participate in at least one play per school year.  In class, students learn the basics of building a character through such activities as pantomime, improvisation, and effective speaking using articulation, projection, and breathing. Students also learn the importance of technical theater and explore the use of such elements as costumes, props, and scenery. Students practice writing for the theater and explore various theater roles and functions.

Orchestra

Mr. Andrew Eason, Director

Orchestra

Orchestra is a performance based class which lasts the entire year. The course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop basic fundamental technical skills on the bowed string instruments in an ensemble setting. Students are taught proper playing positions, basic musical terms and symbols, note reading and proper care and maintenance of the instrument.

Students must have the ability to provide an instrument and the proper accessories through purchase or rental sources. Some outside time (after school and/or weekends) is required.

Acoustic Guitar

Mr. Jonathan Rakes, Directors

Acoustic Guitar

Acoustic Guitar is a performance based class that students are enrolled in for an entire year. Students develop basic guitar skills and knowledge.