Choir (6-12 grades) - Vander Zouwen, Stephanie

No audition required. Fulfills the high school fine arts credit. Students will learn and apply technical skills, analyze, collaborate, create and perform music. Students will enjoy singing, instruction in music theory, and sight singing.  We will have the opportunity to perform in a variety of venues and compete in local KMEA assessments as a group.

Choir Advanced (7-12 grades) - Prerequisite: CEC Choir Class - Vander Zouwen, Stephanie

No audition required. Students will learn and apply technical skills, analyze, collaborate, create and perform music. Students will enjoy singing, instruction in music theory, and sight singing.  We will have the opportunity to perform in a variety of venues and compete in local KMEA assessments as a group.

Prerequisite for Advanced: CEC Choir class. Returning students will register under Advanced Choir.  They will enjoy leadership roles and assist new students in acclimating to choir.

Drama – High School (9-12grades) - No Prerequisite - McFerran, Debra

Drama focuses on the basic rudiments of theatre and acting. The HS Drama class is designed for the student who wants to learn the basic art of acting.  Acting is exciting for the professional and amateur.  With time and patience, proficiency can be obtained in the basics.  The class will perform two theatrical productions, one Christmas themed at the end of Semester one and another play at the end of Semester two. Additional rehearsal time outside of class prior to each production is required.  Second year High School students would sign up for the HS Advanced Drama class.

Drama – Middle School (NEW 2022/2023) (6-8grades) - No Prerequisite - McFerran, Debra

The MS Drama class is designed for the student who wants to learn the basic art of acting.  Acting is exciting for the professional and amateur.  With time and patience, proficiency can be obtained in the basics.  The class will perform two theatrical productions, one Christmas themed at the end of Semester one and another play at the end of Semester two. Additional rehearsal time outside of class prior to each production is required.  Second year Middle School students would sign up for the MS Advanced Drama class.

Drama – Middle School Advanced (NEW 2022/2023) (7-8grades) - Pre-req: CEC Middle School Drama Class - McFerran, Debra

The MS Drama class is designed for the student who wants to learn the basic art of acting.  Acting is exciting for the professional and amateur.  With time and patience, proficiency can be obtained in the basics.  The class will perform two theatrical productions, one Christmas themed at the end of Semster one and another play at the end of Semester two. Additional rehearsal time outside of class prior to each production is required.  Second year students will take more of a leadership role in class which could include: set design, program design, lights/sound management and fund raising.

Drama & Theatre Production – High School Advanced (10-12 grades) - Pre-req: CEC High School Drama Class - McFerran, Debra

Drama focuses on the basic rudiments of theatre and acting. The HS Drama class is designed for the student who wants to learn the basic art of acting.  Acting is exciting for the professional and amateur.  With time and patience, proficiency can be obtained in the basics.  The class will perform two theatrical productions, one Christmas themed at the end of Semester one and another play at the end of Semester two. Additional rehearsal time outside of class prior to each production is required.  Second year students will take more of a leadership role in class which could include: set design, program design, lights/sound management and fund raising.

Handbells (NEW 2022/2023) (6-12 grades) - Vander Zouwen, Stephanie

No audition or prior musical experience required. Students will learn and develop basic rhythm and articulation techniques while playing handchimes in a group. Various performance opportunities will be offered along with activities and events for community-building within the group.

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