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Performing Art News

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  • Band

    Band Director: Seth Carlson

    The band program offers seven band programs, including concert band, jazz band, and percussion, to students from fourth to twelfth grade.  Under the supervision of the Band Director, students receive weekly, specialized instruction from professional coaches. On campus, the band and drumline promote school spirit by performing at Warrior athletic events.  Off campus, the band excels in local, district, and state competitions, both as individuals and as a group, and performs at community events.  The band has also traveled to perform in New York City, the Bahamas and in locations throughout Florida.

  • Chorus

    Choir Directors: Daniel Shafer and Sarah Hale

    Westminster’s highly-regarded choral program provides beginners to advanced singers the ability to develop as musicians through rigorous instruction and varied performance opportunities. The program offers all-female choral groups and mixed ensembles, divided by grade level and skill. Students perform numerous on-campus and off-campus concerts, and performance tours in New York City, Hawaii, California, The Bahamas, and the Cayman Islands. Westminster also boasts a 28 year history of musical dinner theater shows where students perform Broadway and popular songs with professionally taught choreography and state-of-the-art lighting and audio to the delight of sold-out audiences.
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  • Drama

    Drama Director: Diana Williams and Andre Gordon

    The WCS Drama curriculum provides an environment for middle and high school students to develop their imaginations, critical thinking skills, interpersonal relationships, and artistic expression. Drama classes focus on acting through improvisation and scene study, and on preparing students for performance opportunities through one-act and full-length plays. Through the International Thespian Troupe, students participate in district and statewide competitions, consistently receiving Superior and Excellent ratings.  High school students are also introduced to the backstage world of theater by learning and practicing skills in design, set construction, sound and lighting, and stage management.
  • Orchestra

    Orchestra Director: Dr. Mark Schuppener

    The orchestra program offers six orchestras to students from fourth to twelfth grade. This rigorous program develops students’ talents, while offering the opportunity for sharing their musical gifts through community performances. “Heartstrings,” a volunteer ensemble organized by high school orchestra students, performs weekly in area hospitals. The middle school and high school orchestras travel annually for state competitions, and have performed at exciting venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York City, and have traveled to Austria and the Czech Republic to perform. They annually receive Superior ratings in District and State Music Performance Assessments.