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On May 19, Valley Christian's "Into the Woods" won Outstanding Production, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Actor at the California High School Musical Theatre Awards. Congratulations to the cast and crew!

Don't miss this hilarious student-produced show - Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 15-17, at 7:30pm in the Black Box Theatre. Purchase tickets online

Thirteen Conservatory students performed in concert for tuition scholarships on Saturday, May 10. See winners -

JH & HS Students interested in joining a perfoming group for 2014-15 must submit an online audition through SlideRoom by May 1. Students who were in a group this year must submit an audition in order to remain in the group. For more information:

See schedule of events for the Conservatory's annual Festival of the Arts

This year's festival was bittersweet for the seniors, who took a quick, one-night trip to participate in the Reno Jazz Festival for the last time, then race back home to go to Senior Prom.

Two groups participated in the 2014 Biola University Conservatory of Music Instrumental Music Festival, winning a Superior and an Excellent rating. See photos and

In the Now & Forever Studios local photography contest, several VCHS students take awards.

Friday, April 11 is the last day of shows - 3:30pm and 7:30pm. The show features dance students in collaboration with other academic disciplines to explore curriculum through movement. Tickets available online or at the box office 1/2 hour prior to show time.

Early Music Ensemble and Junior High Chamber String Ensemble both won "Command Performance" ratings, as did senior clarinetist Peter Sohn for his solo performance.

At the vocal festival held in Sacramento in early March, the Conservatory Chorus also earned a high score.

VCHS Photographer Nathan Ngo's piece, "Reach," won a Gold Key award and is now being judged on a national level

Though cool and rainy, the Jazz Ensemble performed last Saturday afternoon in downtown San Jose, along with many other schools and stellar groups. See photos and

From the producers of the record-breaking miniseries The Bible, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, comes "Son of God," the first major motion picture on the complete life of Jesus Christ in nearly 50 years. Special screening for Valley Christian will be held at the Campbell Cinelux Theatre on Thursday, February 27. See trailer and:

Bay Area high schools compete West Coast Elite (WCE) Dance Competition hosted for the first time by Valley Christian. VCS Vivid Dance Team scored well.

On February 8, two Valley Christian soloists placed in the top 10 and the dance team placed in the top 5 in each of their events. The USA Dance North sponsored California State Championships were held at Monta Vista High School.

Renowned Jazz Trombonist & Vocalists Dr. Scott Whitfield and Ginger Berglund were the featured guest artists, along with San Jose State Professor Dr. Aaron Lington and VCHS Conservatory teachers Dr. Marcus Wolfe and Dr. Michael Jones, backed by the VCHS Jazz Ensemble and VCJH Studio Band. See photos and

Performance dates: March 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22.
Tickets are on sale now for all performances. Don't miss this awesome, classic musical! BUY TICKETS NOW

Junior High and High School Jazz Bands and "Room 107" Jazz Vocal Ensemble performed at the Folsom Jazz Festival on Saturday, January 25. See Dad Dan Pritchett's Google album and

Senior Jeffrey Tesik and eighth grader Zachary Shah were named to the California Band Director's Association (CBDA) All-State Honor Bands.

Go to www.vcs.net, then BUY TICKETS NOW under QUICKLINKS on the right for Thursday and Friday. If you missed the on-line window for Tuesday & Wednesday, call Mary Creek at 408-362-7602. Seats for those two nights are limited. The traditional Christmas concerts for Kindergarteners through 12th grade singers and musicians will again be held at the historic California Theatre in downtown San Jose. Don't miss it!

Conservatory student was one of 12 young pianists (and one of four Americans) chosen worldwide (ages 9-14) to participate in the Inaugural Lang Lang Junior Music Camp in Munich, Germany, where he performed and worked with Lang Lang in concert and masterclass. Lang Lang is a young, world-renowned classical pianist, and is known as an "evangelist" of classical music. Video &

Sophomore Music Major is the drummer for the Jazz Ensemble. He was honored at the San Mateo Jazz Festival with the award on Friday, November 22.

In the SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) Challenge 2013-14 Student Art Competition.

"Emotions:Commotion" will be performed November 21, 22, and 23 at 7:30pm, with a matinee on November 22 at 3:30pm. Purchase tickets online.

On November 21, the VCHS Symphony Orchestra not only performed, but were honored to hear the performance and testimony of world class cellist Doug McClure. See video clip of McClure performing "To Him Who Sits on the Throne," which he performed in 2000 for a gathering of Muslim world leaders.

On Friday, November 15, the VCHS Band & Guard competed on the national stage for their first time at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Jazz Dancers take an advanced class from renowned dance & musical theatre star Pauline Locsin-Kanter, as well as tour the campus and Mission.

Students who participated in the Cinematic Arts Bootcamp enjoyed making a film, along with camraderie and collaboration with their peers. See photos and

Oystein Baadsvik from Norway will present a tuba clinic in the Conservatory Hall on Wednesday, October 23, from 4 to 5:30pm. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

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