Fine Arts

Beginning Band  (Grade 6)  
This class is open to sixth grade students wishing to learn a brass or percussion instrument.  The band instructor will discuss the specific instrument the student will learn during the first week of class.  The instrument that the student is interested in learning will be a consideration.  Sixth grade students are required to select either Beginning Band or Choral Music as a performing arts class.

Junior Chorus  (Grade 6)                   
Junior Varsity Chorus students will learn how to sing with correct technique including exploration of the head tone, vowel production, breath support, posture, and more. Students can, and are encouraged to apply those skills to both ensemble and solo singing. In addition to technique, the students in this course learn music literacy and ear training.  The Junior Varsity Chorus sings music in a variety of styles and performs regularly throughout the year both on and off campus.  All students in the chorus program at Fayetteville Academy are encouraged to be themselves and do so in the peer supportive environment of the choral classroom.
 
The focus of this class is choral singing.  Students will also learn how to read and understand written music and learn about various composers and their music.  Members can expect approximately half an hour of homework per week with several performances scattered throughout the school year.  

Varsity Band  (Grades 7-12)       
Varsity Band is for the student who has a good performing ability and knowledge of an instrument.  This course requires the recommendation of the Band Director.

Varsity Chorus  (Grades 7-12)
Varsity Chorus members make up our Men’s and Women’s ensembles. Students in this class will learn how to sing with correct technique including exploration of tone production, vowel shapes, breath support, posture, and more. Students can and are encouraged to apply those skills to both ensemble and solo singing. In addition to technique, the students in this course learn music literacy and ear training.  The Varsity Chorus sings music in a variety of styles and performs regularly throughout the year both on and off campus.  This chorus also competes regularly in national competitions. All students in the chorus program at Fayetteville Academy are encouraged to be themselves and do so in the peer supportive environment of the choral classroom.

Art 7  (Grade 7)
This course is a year-long enrichment class for seventh grade students that alternates with the Technology II class. Students will experiment with a variety of visual media.

Advanced Art  (Grades 8-12)      
This class is for students who desire to improve their artistic abilities and discover new ones. All projects focus on the elements of art, the principles of design, and creativity.  Students are encouraged to keep a portfolio of their work for subsequent art courses.

Art Journals (Grades 8-12)

Students will use the art journal format to share their thoughts and feelings through a combination of visual art and text. Student’s will be working on a variety of topics/themes throughout the year and will investigate and experiment with a wide variety of media and techniques. This is a hands-on art-making course. Attendance is very important.

Ceramics I   (Grades 8-12)         
This class is for students who desire to learn the basics of hand building techniques: pinch, coil, and slab.  Near the end of the year, the wheel will be introduced. Projects are designed to give the students direction but enable them to interpret themes/techniques in their own way.

 


 

Fayetteville Academy

3200 Cliffdale Road • Fayetteville, NC  28303 • 910-868-5131 • 910-868-7351 (fax)

 

Fayetteville Academy admits qualified students and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, or religion in the administration of admissions, educational policies, financial aid, athletic programs, or other activities.

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