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1 EXPRESSIVE ARTS Fenwick High School

Andrew Arellano – Speech & Department Chair Rizelle Capito – Instrumental Music, Fine Arts, Survey of Music John Paulett – History of Film Suzanne Senese – Choral Music, Fine Arts Andrew Thompson – Instrumental Music Michael Winkels, OP – Survey of Studio Art, AP Art History, 2-D & 3-D Studio Art Laura Pendleton – Orchestra Director Melanie Lamoureux – Choral Music, Theatre

3 Fine arts requirement Fine Arts – One Semester with emphasis on Music & Art History OR Two consecutive semesters of any one of the following: Concert Band/Percussion Two consecutive semesters Wind/Percussion Ensemble String Orchestra Men’s Chorus Women’s Chorus

4 Fine arts Music Art Learn 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 skills Build critical thinking skills. Study the evolution of music in society. Study how art influences and is influenced by culture.

5 Instrumental music Concert Band Percussion Ensemble Beginning Band
Wind Ensemble Concert Percussion Pep Band String Orchestra Meets daily during school schedule Rehearsals begin during the summer and run throughout the year All members of Concert Band Concert Percussion, Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble are in Pep Band

6 String orchestra All Students with Experience on Violin, Viola, Cello and String Bass Welcome 3 Concerts per year: December, February & May Contests IMEA District/All-State Solo & Ensemble Contest Travel: Disney World every 3 Years

7 Band Concerts Community Events Travel Performance Contests
Christmas & Spring Concerts Winter Band & Percussion Ensemble Concert Community Events Athletic Events Pep Assemblies Performances at Local Churches Travel Performance Disney World, Spring 2014 Contests Christmas, February and May concerts IMEA District/All-State IHSA Organization Contest Northwestern University solo/Ensemble Contest State of the Art Competition VanderCook All-Catholic Band

8 Jazz 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 year September - May Performances Throughout the School Year Instrumental Music Concerts Jazz Festivals Community Events

9 Women’s chorus men’s chorus
Introductory Choral Ensemble – 2 Semester Elective Concerts Christmas Concert Spring Concert Community Events Anthem Choir for School Athletic Events School Assemblies/Open Houses National Anthem Choir for School Athletic Events University Club of Chicago Hall of Fame Assembly Mother’s Club Mass European Concert Tour 2014 – Spain 2012 – Ireland 2010 – France 2009 – Italy

10 Concert choir/honors Premier Choral Performance Ensemble – 2 Semester Elective. May Be Taken For Honors Credit Concerts Christmas Concert Spring Concert Contests IMEA District/All-State IHSA Solo/Ensemble Contest Northwestern University Solo/Ensemble European Concert Tour 2014 – Spain 2012 – Ireland 2010 – France 2009 – Italy Community Events Open Houses Liturgies

11 MADRIGAL SINGERS advanced Choral Ensemble
Group of students chosen by audition. Open to Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors Study & Perform music dating from the 15th Century to the present Students required to be engaged in weekly private voice instruction Students are eligible for honors status if Participate in IMEA District Auditions Participate in either the Northwestern or IHSA solo & ensemble contest Complete a music performance history project European Concert Tour 2014 – Spain 2012 – Ireland 2010 – France 2009 – Italy

12 TRI-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.

½ Elective Expressive Arts Credit, ½ Elective Social Studies Credit Full Year Class Basic Music Theory and Composition Skills Historical Survey of the Major Musical Periods Overview of World Music

14 Survey of studio art One Semester Elective – So./Jr./Sr.
Survey of Various Media Drawing – Pencil, Charcoal, Conté Crayon, Watercolor Batik Wire Sculpture Block Printing Screen Printing Photography Ceramics Repoussé and Chasing Acrylic Painting Sketchbook Final Project

15 2-dimensional studio art
Prerequisite – Survey of Studio Art Four Levels – So./Jr./Sr. Students focus on two or three 2-D media Etching Lithography Sketchbook Weekly Design Seminar Critiques

16 3-dimensional studio art
Prerequisite – Survey of Studio Art Four Levels – So./Jr./Sr. Students focus on two or three 3-D media Sketchbook Weekly Design Seminar Critiques

17 Ap art history Full Year Elective – Jr./Sr.
Preparation for the AP Art History Test – College Credit This Class Covers the History of Art from the Ancient Near East to the Present Students Gain an Understanding and Enjoyment of Architecture, Sculpture, Painting and Other Art Forms within Historical and Cultural Context. This year – iPad Pilot project

One Semester Open for Sophomores, Junior & Seniors Introduces students to the elements of theatre Study of voice, movement and production design. Read scripts for meaning, understanding and evaluation. Learn basic approaches to warm-ups, improvisation, monologues and scene work.

19 History & 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.

20 Other Art activities Fine Arts Blackfriars Guild Speech
Fall Comedy Banua Talent Show Spring Musical Speech Speech Team Lectors at all-school Liturgies Lincoln-Douglas Debates Public Forum Debate Student Congress Liturgical Orchestra and Choir Fine Arts Art Club Literary Magazine - Touchstone Student Newspaper – The Wick

21 SPEECH One Semester Required Course – Sophomore Year
Special Occasion Speaking VFW American Legion WBBM Optimist Club Right to Life St. John Chrysostom Oratorical NMA Sons of the American Revolution Fenwick Students over the last 19 years have won over $164, in prizes. During the school year - $5, At least 24 National trips.

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