Grants for Performing Arts

International Festival

Amount: $3,400 | Year: 2008 | School: , , ,

The International Festival is a bi-annual event that offers a simulated world tour for students and the community. In the past, this event has drawn over 800 people and provided multi-cultural experiences for travelers of all ages. Live performances of traditional dancing and drumming have been an exciting feature of this program and countries from […]

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Sound System Upgrade – Performing Arts

Amount: $6,679 | Year: 2008 | School: ,

The auditorium is used by the entire district for awards presentations, dance recitals, orchestra and choral concerts, musical productions, assemblies, and guest lecturers. As part of the recent bond issue, the auditorium received a new sound system, control board, wireless microphones, loudspeakers, and several other new components. Although this has made a tremendous improvement over […]

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Visiting Artist – Visual & Performing Arts

Amount: $500 | Year: 2008 | School:

Brenda Earle is an internationally acclaimed jazz pianist, vocalist, composer, and arranger and is currently an instructor at the Manhattan School of Music and City College. The NPEF grant helped provide the students with the opportunity to have quality musical interactions and experiences with an active member of the performing arts community. The students improvised […]

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A Sound Idea – Capturing Audio with Quality

Amount: $4,151 | Year: 2007 | School: ,

The Music and Performing Arts Department is granted money to be used for purchasing and installing stationary high quality hanging recording microphones in the High School/Middle School Choral, Orchestra and Band Rooms. These microphones will stay in each room. In addition, a secure, mobile cart will house a Multi-Channel Digital Track Recorder which can be […]

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International Festival

Amount: $3,000 | Year: 2006 | School: , , ,

The International Festival is a bi-annual event that offers a simulated world tour for students district-wide and the community.  Live performances of traditional dancing and drumming have been an exciting feature of this program.  Countries from the four corners of the earth have been represented by student booths offering a smattering of the authentic experience […]

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