2EXPRESSIVE ARTS FACULTY Andrew Arellano – Speech & Department ChairRizelle Capito – Instrumental Music, Fine Arts, Survey of MusicJohn Paulett – History of FilmSuzanne Senese – Choral Music, Fine ArtsAndrew Thompson – Instrumental MusicMichael Winkels, OP – Survey of Studio Art, AP Art History, 2-D & 3-D Studio ArtLaura Pendleton – Orchestra DirectorMelanie Lamoureux – Choral Music, Theatre
3Fine arts requirementFine Arts – One Semester with emphasis on Music & Art History ORTwo consecutive semesters of any one of the following:Concert Band/Percussion Two consecutive semestersWind/Percussion EnsembleString OrchestraMen’s ChorusWomen’s Chorus
4Fine artsMusicArtLearn the elements of music and how music is constructed.Learn how to look at and critique works of art.Listen to music from wide variety of time, periods, cultures and styles.Do several studio projects that reinforce objectives.Build active listening skillsBuild critical thinking skills.Study the evolution of music in society.Study how art influences and is influenced by culture.
5Instrumental music Concert Band Percussion Ensemble Beginning Band Wind EnsembleConcert PercussionPep BandString OrchestraMeets daily during school scheduleRehearsals begin during the summer and run throughout the yearAll members of Concert Band Concert Percussion, Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble are in Pep Band
6String orchestraAll Students with Experience on Violin, Viola, Cello and String Bass Welcome3 Concerts per year: December, February & MayContestsIMEA District/All-StateSolo & Ensemble ContestTravel: Disney World every 3 Years
7Band Concerts Community Events Travel Performance Contests Christmas & Spring ConcertsWinter Band & Percussion Ensemble ConcertCommunity EventsAthletic EventsPep AssembliesPerformances at Local ChurchesTravel PerformanceDisney World, Spring 2014ContestsChristmas, February and May concertsIMEA District/All-StateIHSA Organization ContestNorthwestern University solo/Ensemble ContestState of the Art CompetitionVanderCook All-Catholic Band
8Jazz band Open to All Students by Audition in January For-Credit Class Meets 3 days per week from 7:05 – 7:50 a.m.One semester credit for the full yearSeptember - MayPerformances Throughout the School YearInstrumental Music ConcertsJazz FestivalsCommunity Events
9Women’s chorus men’s chorus Introductory Choral Ensemble – 2 Semester ElectiveConcertsChristmas ConcertSpring ConcertCommunity EventsAnthem Choir for School Athletic EventsSchool Assemblies/Open HousesNational Anthem Choir for School Athletic EventsUniversity Club of ChicagoHall of Fame AssemblyMother’s Club MassEuropean Concert Tour2014 – Spain2012 – Ireland2010 – France2009 – Italy
10Concert choir/honorsPremier Choral Performance Ensemble – 2 Semester Elective. May Be Taken For Honors CreditConcertsChristmas ConcertSpring ConcertContestsIMEA District/All-State IHSA Solo/Ensemble ContestNorthwestern University Solo/EnsembleEuropean Concert Tour2014 – Spain2012 – Ireland2010 – France2009 – ItalyCommunity EventsOpen HousesLiturgies
11MADRIGAL SINGERS advanced Choral Ensemble Group of students chosen by audition.Open to Sophomores, Juniors & SeniorsStudy & Perform music dating from the 15th Century to the presentStudents required to be engaged in weekly private voice instructionStudents are eligible for honors status ifParticipate in IMEA District AuditionsParticipate in either the Northwestern or IHSA solo & ensemble contestComplete a music performance history projectEuropean Concert Tour2014 – Spain2012 – Ireland2010 – France2009 – Italy
12TRI-M Music Honor Society Chapter 1731 The Tri-M Music Honor Society is an international program dedicated to the recognition of exceptional music students.Criteria for membership is a member of a school music ensemble that exhibits exceptional scholarship, leadership, service and character.Tri-M is a program of NAfME, which is the largest arts education association in the world.
13MUSIC HISTORY & ANALYSIS hONORS ½ Elective Expressive Arts Credit, ½ Elective Social Studies CreditFull Year ClassBasic Music Theory and Composition SkillsHistorical Survey of the Major Musical PeriodsOverview of World Music
14Survey of studio art One Semester Elective – So./Jr./Sr. Survey of Various MediaDrawing – Pencil, Charcoal, Conté Crayon, WatercolorBatikWire SculptureBlock PrintingScreen PrintingPhotographyCeramicsRepoussé and ChasingAcrylic PaintingSketchbookFinal Project
152-dimensional studio art Prerequisite – Survey of Studio ArtFour Levels – So./Jr./Sr.Students focus on two or three 2-D mediaEtchingLithographySketchbookWeekly Design SeminarCritiques
163-dimensional studio art Prerequisite – Survey of Studio ArtFour Levels – So./Jr./Sr.Students focus on two or three 3-D mediaSketchbookWeekly Design SeminarCritiques
17Ap art history Full Year Elective – Jr./Sr. Preparation for the AP Art History Test – College CreditThis Class Covers the History of Art from the Ancient Near East to the PresentStudents Gain an Understanding and Enjoyment of Architecture, Sculpture, Painting and Other Art Forms within Historical and Cultural Context.This year – iPad Pilot project
18THEATRE & ACTING FOUNDATIONS One SemesterOpen for Sophomores, Junior & SeniorsIntroduces students to the elements of theatreStudy of voice, movement and production design.Read scripts for meaning, understanding and evaluation.Learn basic approaches to warm-ups, improvisation, monologues and scene work.
19History & Theory of Film One Semester – Jr./Sr.The goal of this class is to develop visual literacy – sharpening powers of observation, developing skills and habits of perceptive watching and discovering complex elements of film art.Will cover films from the silent era to contemporary motion pictures.
20Other Art activities Fine Arts Blackfriars Guild Speech Fall ComedyBanua Talent ShowSpring MusicalSpeechSpeech TeamLectors at all-school LiturgiesLincoln-Douglas DebatesPublic Forum DebateStudent CongressLiturgical Orchestra and ChoirFine ArtsArt ClubLiterary Magazine - TouchstoneStudent Newspaper – The Wick
21SPEECH One Semester Required Course – Sophomore Year Special Occasion SpeakingVFWAmerican LegionWBBMOptimist ClubRight to LifeSt. John Chrysostom OratoricalNMASons of the American RevolutionFenwick Students over the last 19 years have won over $164, in prizes. During the school year - $5,At least 24 National trips.