Vocal Motion Christmas 2018
It is thrilling to be a part of such a great team. Vocal Motion went above and beyond this year by
arranging their entire Christmas show. The song selection, arrangements, and choreography all came
from this great group. We are looking forward to the future at BCHS.
Student of the Month
The OMS Fine Arts Department is proud to announce that 8th grader, Gabe Dill, is our Fine Arts Student of the Month. Gabe has been heavily involved in the choir department since his 6 th grade year. He has performed solos at concerts and has been invited to sing in the East Tennessee Vocal Association Honor Choir in 7 th grade and 8 th grade. He has received the most outstanding choir member award every year at OMS as well. Gabe has also been in the musical at OMS every year. He was in Singing in the Rain Jr. and Lion King Jr. This year he was cast as the Baron in this year’s production of Chitty Chitty, Bang Bang Jr. He is also a member of the Sound of Tennessee Barbershop Chorus. In addition to his accolades in the arts, he is also an Honor Roll Student, participated in the Duke Tip Program, a member of the Beta Club, a 4H Honor club member, and a top academic award winner. Gabe embodies excellence in all that he does.
Student of the Month
Cassie Hicks is the Ocoee Middle School fine arts student of the month for September. Cassie participates in the band and choir programs and has participated in the musical for the past two years. Cassie is a hard worker, a great student, and an asset to the fine arts program!!
Making Music at Hopewell
WVHS Band Performs for the Chamber of Commerce
Students are working on mallet technique in 2nd-5th grades at Hopewell!
The Walker Valley Band was recently asked to perform at the Momentum Capital Campaign Kickoff hosted by the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Cleveland Country Club and the band performed outside for all the attendees as they entered the building. The 30 member pep band played a variety of tunes that you can hear at WV football games this season!
BCHS and WVHS Bands Hype Up Teacher In-Service
The BCHS and WVHS Bands combined together to create an All-Star pep band to perform at this year's Bradley County teacher in-service at North Cleveland Church of God. The group performed "Shake Your Tailfeather" and "Sweet Caroline" before an enthusiastic crowd which danced and sung along with the songs.
Bradley County Fine Arts Teachers Gearing Up for the New School Year
The secondary fine arts teachers in Bradley County got together this morning to collaborate and plan out the exciting events and activities this year. We are excited to be featuring one middle school and one high school student each month for outstanding achievement in the arts. In addition gearing up for March Fine Arts Month (stay tuned!) - but be sure to check out this page as well as our new website for updates throughout the year! Looking forward to a great year in the arts in the County!
Walker Valley High School Band Camp
The WVHS Band recently finished their yearly band camp, at which 270 member band was taught with the help of 22 music educators from the surrounding area. The weather was generous as the students worked on their 2018 production entitled "The Ring." The show is based around phones and features music by Adele, No Doubt, Lady Antebellum, and N'Sync. For more information visit www.walkervalleyband.com