Fine Arts News

List of 5 items.

  • Fall Orchestra Concert

    Monday, October 7, 7:00 p.m.
    Lowe Theater
    This year, more than 90 Middle and Upper School students are participating in St. John’s School string ensembles. On October 7 at 7:00 p.m., the Middle School Beginning Strings, Sinfonietta, and Camerata and the Upper School Philharmonia and Chamber Strings will present their Fall Concert. All the classes are off to a terrific start this year. The students will play the music of Brian Balmages, Carold Nunez, Modest Mussorgsky, Richard Stephan, Alfred Reed, Felix Mendelssohn, and J. S. Bach. Admission is free. Please come out to see these talented performers.
  • Fall Choral Concert

    Monday, October 14, 7:00 p.m.
    St. Luke’s United Methodist Church

    The Fall Choral Concert will take place on Monday, October 14, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church (3471 Westheimer Road). The concert will feature the St. John's Singers, Boy Choir, Cantatores, Les Chanteuses, Chorale, and Kantorei. The choirs will be accompanied by St. John’s own Donald Doucet as well as guest instrumentalists. They will perform pieces by G. F. Handel, Franz Josef Haydn, Gwyneth Walker, Jacob Narverud, Jake Runestad, Josef Rheinberger, Dan Forrest, Mary Lynn Lightfoot, Michael O'Hara and many others. The pieces span over 400 years of musical history and include traditional choral works and world music as well as folk songs from Israel, Nicaragua, Russia, Ireland, and the United States.

    This year's Fall Choral Concert promises to be another spectacular musical experience. You won't want to miss it! Admission is free.
  • US Fall Visual Arts Exhibition

    October 14—November 1, 2019
    Clare Attwell Glassell Gallery
    Flores Hall and Campus Center
    It’s time again to share the amazing creative talents of the Upper School art students with the SJS community. Artwork created last spring and this fall will be exhibited in the Glassell Gallery for the annual Upper School Fall Visual Arts Exhibition.
    Students active in art club or enrolled in Architecture, 2D Studio, 3D Studio, or Studio II will display a wide variety of mediums, including architectural models, ceramics, paintings, and drawings. In addition, photography students from Chuy Benitez’s classes will exhibit digital photographs, including large format panorama prints.
    An opening reception with light refreshments will be held in the gallery on Wednesday, October 23, from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. The exhibition will run from October 14 to November 1. Come see the creative visions of our wonderful art students!
  • Fall One Acts: Zombies for Dummies

    Sunday, October 20, 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
    VST Black Box Theatre
    Do you find yourself feeling rather mindless? Are you hit with insatiable waves of hunger? Is one of your elbows hanging on by a thread? Uh-oh, sounds like you might be a zombie! Featuring 26 Upper School students, Zombies for Dummies is sure to instruct, delight, and maybe even gross out the most lively of audiences!
    The performance will be on Sunday, October 20, at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm in the Black Box Theater. Tickets will go on sale October 16 at 9:00 am. Advance reserved-seat tickets can be purchased through the SJS Ticketing System which can be accessed on the Arts page or by clicking here. Tickets will also be on sale at the Box Office one hour before performance time. Admission is $13 and seating is very limited. Mature themes are introduced.
  • Fall Band Concert

    Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m.
    Lowe Theater
    The Fall Band Concert will be held in the Lowe Theater on Tuesday, November 19, starting at 7:00 p.m. The concert will feature the Intermediate Band, the Middle School Jazz Band, the Upper School Wind Ensemble, and the Upper School Jazz Band. There will be a wide variety of music, including selections from the movies, TV show themes, and the pop group Earth, Wind & Fire. This concert promises to be a wonderful musical evening with something for everyone! Please come and support these Middle and Upper School musicians in their first concert of the year!

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