FINE ARTS

At Allentown Central Catholic, musicians, vocalists, actors, graphic designers, sculptors, painters, and artists are given the opportunity showcase their talents. These students learn about history, foundational principles, and are assessed mainly by studio-based or performance-based projects. 

 

From art to theatrical productions to concerts, ACCHS's love for creativity shines. Our comprehensive fine arts curriculum helps to provide each student with a full range of study that keeps our students involved and engaged. Students of every skill level are invited and encouraged to broaden their knowledge in one of the arts disciplines, and thereby fulfill their one fine arts credit requirement for graduation. 

 

Students are able to concentrate in one specific area of the arts, thus preparing them more completely for further collegiate studies. The students will complete graduated levels of instruction in their particular discipline, build college prep portfolios, participate in regional competitions, and will have musical performance and art exhibition opportunities.

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Choir

Mr. Craig Albert

The members of chorus sing at all school masses, perform concerts during the year, sing on the annual music trip, and are showcased at various events throughout the community. The group learns a varied repertoire, perfects their vocal skills and has a lot of fun!

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Color Guard

The Color Guard is one of the visual parts of the Music Department. During the fall, the Color Guard is part of the ACCHS Marching Band and performs as pre-game and halftime entertainment at football games. During the winter and spring, they compete as a stand-alone group and participate in the spring recital and at various parades.

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> 2016 Winter Guard Championship Performance Video

Concert Band

Mr. Craig Albert

The Concert Band is the heartbeat of the ACCHS instrumental program. The band performs classical and contemporary pieces for the Advent Vespers in December and a spring concert. The concert band also competes in the annual music department trip. An audition is required in order to determine seating within the band. Students of all ability levels are welcome. 

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Dance Team

Mrs. Adrienne Motley

The ACCHS Dance Team performs at varsity basketball games, pep rallies and other community events. As part of the Music Department, they also take a Dance Team trip, ending with a recital to conclude the year. Auditions to evaluate technique and ability are held at the end of the year.

Drama Club

Diana Tice

Drama Club provides a performance opportunity for students who enjoy acting and working behind the scenes. They present a play each year as well as a showcase and other performing opportunities for the school. The Drama Club is in charge of the fall play, which is either a drama or comedy. They also take part in improvisation nights. 

Jazz Ensemble

Mr. Craig Albert

A select group of musicians who study the basics of improvisation and jazz, funk, rocks and blues theories, and perform at the spring concert.

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Marching Band

Mr. Craig Albert

The Viking Marching Band performs at all the varsity football games, parades and other various community events. Performances end at the completion of the football season but still participates in the annual Music Department trip.

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Spring Musical

Mrs. Adrienne Motley, Mrs. Kateri Verenna

SPRING MUSICAL

Every year, over 100 ACCHS students participate in the Spring Musical. Auditions are held in December. Past productions include The Sound of Music, Beauty and the Beast, Seussical the Musical, High School Musical, Cinderella and Annie Get Your Gun. ACCHS's 2017 spring musical, "Anything Goes - was nominated for an ACCHS record 8 Freddies!

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ALLENTOWN CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

CATHOLIC EDUCATION IN THE HEART OF ALLENTOWN SINCE 1926