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The May 13, 2021 Spring Concert can be viewed at https://youtu.be/CLh14CLpOtM.Streaming starts at 6:00 PM!

 

Please join us for some amazing music and see how hard our students have continued to work this year in spite of all of the obstacles they have faced!

 

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April Fine Arts Student Spotlight - VISUAL ARTS

 

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Amaya-che' Gallion

OCHS - Junior

 

Fine Arts Program & Focus:

Visual Arts - Painting

 

 

 

 

 

What does your art mean to you?

"Art' is such a diverse medium that fits anyone and everyone. Art for me, is a way to express myself or a certain topic. People may find something more in the art I make rather than the words I speak. If there is a message that I am trying to convey in an art piece and someone gets a different meaning out of that; I would be pleased at the reaction rather than the art itself."

 

Favorite opportunity given by participating in your arts program:

"I really enjoyed just being among different types of artists with different backgrounds. I had chances to work with people younger than me and older than me. I found it really interesting and inspiring how people express themselves and interpret something from their brains or in person."

 

Post graduation plans:

"I plan to go into college for Fine Arts and after that, Childhood development and Psychology."

 

 

April Fine Arts Student Spotlight - BAND

 

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Natalie Bullock

OCHS - Sophomore

 

Fine Arts Program & Focus:

Band - Woodwind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What does your art mean to you?

"Music is what I spend most of my time on. To me it is not just an activity but an area of which I have met many amazing people that are like family to me. So, Music means mostly everything to me."

 

Favorite opportunity given by participating in your arts program:

"The indoor and outdoor marching groups"

 

Post graduation plans:

"I plan to follow music education".

 

 

 

The short 2021 OCHS Indoor season concluded on Saturday, April 3rd after a quick ONE month season for the OCHS Fine Arts students. We are pleased to share their art with everyone and hope you enjoy the show!

Visit https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcu0MjkxcjQEFkKvhR00pGc2E0XxzC7sk to enjoy all 15 submissions!!

 

 

 

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Recently, the OCHS band students submitted online auditions for the 2021 District XIII Honor Band. This year, OCHS had 44 students that were selected to be a part of the Honor Band. Usually, these students would get together with the other students from across our district over a weekend to collaborate, and then they end the weekend with a concert for their families and communities. As with everything else, the Coronavirus has put a damper on this years normal events, however, it does not take away form these students AMAZING accomplishments. Additionally, 11 of these students have earned an All-State audition based on their scores! Our Fine Arts students continue to meet the challenges faced by the restrictions of COVID-19 head-on and continue to excel in their arts!

Please help us congratulate the following students. If you know them, or see them, please give them a heartfelt congratulations for their perseverance, determination, and accomplishments!

*Denotes students who also earned an All-State audition.

 

Flute

Linzey Herndon - 1st chair concert band 

 

Oboe

Autumn Morgante - 3rd chair symphonic band 

Emma Harlan - 2nd chair concert band 

 

Clarinet

*Terri Jones - 7th chair symphonic band

Brody Collier - 16th chair symphonic band

Lauren Basala - 18th chair symphonic band 

Nathaniel Johnson - 6th chair concert band 

Kayla Crawford - 10th chair concert band 

Ethan Hall - 11th chair concert band 

Seth Duncan - 12th chair concert band 

 

Bass Clarinet

*Shane Lillard - 1st chair symphonic band

 

Alto Saxophone

*Peyton Courtney - 1st chair symphonic band

Natalie Bullock - 3rd chair symphonic band 

 

Tenor Saxophone

Johnathan Leitz - 2nd chair concert band 

 

Bari Saxophone

*Kai Callahan - 1st chair symphonic band

Lucius Rivera - 2nd chair concert band 

 

Trumpet

Ainsley Simmons - 8th chair symphonic band 

Lucy Babcock - 10th chair symphonic band 

Billy Wright - 1st chair concert band 

Maggie Thomas - 4th chair concert band 

Angelina Smith - 6th chair concert band

Riley Truong - 8th chair concert band 

 

French Horn

*Hailee Perdue - 2nd chair symphonic band

*Stephen Manchee - 3rd chair symphonic band

*Jasmine Hunsberger - 5th chair symphonic band

Zach Ernst - 8th chair symphonic band 

 

Trombone

*Maggie Russell - 2nd chair symphonic band

Tyler Saunders - 5th chair symphonic band 

Landon Williams - 3rd chair concert band 

Will Markey - 4th chair concert band 

Virginia McGlothlin - 5th chair concert band 

 

Euphonium

Jasmine Humphries - 3rd chair symphonic band 

Brennan Hall - 4th chair symphonic band 

Jason Escobar - 1st chair concert band 

Christian Grooms - 3rd chair concert band 

 

Tuba

*Dominic Ramos - 3rd chair symphonic band

Jonah Medas - 1st chair concert band 

 

Percussion

*Aiden Koehler - 1st chair symphonic band

Elly Newman - 4th chair symphonic band 

*Ainsley Boyd - 5th chair symphonic band

Evan Grayson - 6th chair symphonic band 

Travis Williams - 4th chair concert band 

John Mason Vines - 7th chair concert band 

Bobby Russell - 8th chair concert band

 

 

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30 Oct 2021
12:00AM
VBODA State Assessment AND Powhatan Classic
06 Nov 2021
12:00AM
VMBC State Championships
08 Nov 2021
07:00PM - 08:30PM
Monthly FAB Mtg.
09 Dec 2021
07:00PM - 08:00PM
Winter Choir Concert
13 Dec 2021
07:00PM - 08:30PM
Monthly FAB Mtg.
16 Dec 2021
07:00PM - 09:00PM
OCHS Winter Band Concert
10 Jan 2022
07:00PM - 08:30PM
Monthly FAB Mtg.
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