Latest Arts News
Orchestra receives Excellent rating at Southern Star Music Festival
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 5/6/2019

The Whitefield Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra took part in the Southern Star Music Festival on Friday, May 3. Under the direction of orchestra teacher Emily East, they performed a challenging repertoire for three collegiate adjudicators and placed Excellent in both of their categories. The students then spent an incredible Saturday...

Arts Day 2019
Categories: General, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/11/2019

Students in the Upper and Middle school participated the annual Arts Day festivities on April 10. Upper School students began the day with a presentation and performance by Urbana Ave, a local comedic creative agency. In that session, they heard a talk on the essence of comedy and storytelling and...

Whitefield celebrates visual arts students
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/10/2019

Whitefield Annual Student Art Show, a celebration of the visual arts, was held on April 4. The evening event featured art exhibits in the Lower School Student Activities Center (LSSAC), Middle School, and Upper School. The jazz band, concert band, orchestra, and Lower School Chorale performed at various locations around...

Visual Arts teachers attend conference in Boston
Categories: General, Fine Arts
Posted: 3/27/2019

Whitefield Visual Arts Department teachers are devoted to professional development for the benefit of their students. Recently, Natalia Hicks, Debbie Childree, and Rebecca Brown attended the National Art Education Association Conference in Boston. More than 5,000 visual art teachers from all across the country attended the conference, which included  hands-on...

Upper School theatre department presents student-directed One Acts
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 3/27/2019

The Upper School theatre department will present a night of student-directed one-act plays on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in the Louise Owens Theater.

The two plays that will be performed are Cheating Death and Imperfect Proposal.

Cheating Death: When the Angel of Death visits a mental hospital to collect someone...

Art students design posters for Whitefield events
Categories: General, Fine Arts
Posted: 3/25/2019

Congratulations to John Robert Bracher, ninth-grade, and Justus Nour, ninth-grade, for designing the promotional posters for the Middle School Dance and Annual Student Art Show, respectively. John Robert is a member of the Graphic Design class and Justus is a member of the Digital Art 1 class.

Students perform at the Bean
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 3/22/2019

Fourteen acts took the stage on Thursday, March 21, for Whitefield's talent show, The Bean. The musical line-up included a string quartet, guitarist, and an ukulele player. There were also several karaoke style vocals performed for the audience as well as an interpretive dance and tap routine. All of the...

WolfPack Marching Band attends NYO Opening Day
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 3/21/2019

Members of the WolfPack Marching Band plus Wolfie attended the Northside Youth Organization (NYO) Opening Day at Chastain Park on March 16. Hundreds of families were treated to the band’s rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” as they led the teams on a parade and then played...