Mount Saint Charles Academy - Arts

Arts

Bands

The Music Department also provides opportunities for students in grades 7 through 12 to participate in a long history of stage bands, jazz bands, brass choirs, woodwind, percussion and strings ensembles. The current format is a junior (high) band and for senior high, two bands: the lower ranking senior band and the higher ranking wind ensemble, which despite its name, has strings and percussion in addition to brass and woodwind. Two jazz bands also exist which have students in grades 7-12: the JV Jazz and the Senior Jazz Band. The two senior high bands also participate in the Woonsocket Autumnfest Parade during the school year.

Chorus

The program in Chorus includes both junior high and high school students. Through a range of music styles including religious, musical theater and popular songs, students attempt to develop vocal and performance skills.

Dance

The Dance program includes modern, jazz, ballet and tap, through an academic and performance based program. Students also gain experience in choreography and performance in different settings.

Excelsior Yearbook

The MSC yearbook publishes a complete and formal summary of each year's social, scholastic, athletic activities. It also contains individual pictures of all students and faculty. Although the teaching staff of the Academy and the respective senior classes are depicted in color print each year, the remainder of the student body is depicted in black and white.

Handbell Choirs

The Arts Department offers the opportunity to participate in handbell choirs performing at school concerts. The advanced group of Excelsior Bells also performs in the community on a regular basis.

Theater

Junior high and senior high programs offer theory, training and stage experiences during school hours. In addition, these theatre classes schedule public performances.

Visual Arts

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