Conservatory News & Events
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!
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.
The 7th Annual Quest Classic - a Western Band Association field show for marching bands will be hosted by the Band Boosters at Chabot College on Saturday, October 19. 17 bands will perform. All are invited!
Do you like singing? Dancing? How about people in monkey costumes? The Drowsy Chaperone is a hilarious, heart-warming musical in which a die-hard musical fan plays her favorite cast album and the show literally bursts to life in her living room. Final performance dates are October 24, 25, 26 at 7:30pm and a 2pm matinee on Oct. 26.
The 2013 Competitive Field Show "Arabian Odyssey" took First Place in Class 3A at their first competition at Gilroy High School. Come see the OAE perform this Saturday at the Valley Christian-hosted Quest Classic at Chabot College. The Swamp Band Jazz Ensemble performs during each home football game. See the schedule and
The first required meeting for Theatre and Theatrical Design & Technology (Tech Theatre) majors and minors is scheduled for Wednesday, October 2, at 2:30pm, right after school. This will be a short, (less than 30 min) kick-off meeting. Attendance will be taken.
Every Tuesday and Thursday in September, Cinematic Arts students will meet after school in Room E281 with Mr. Nate Marshall for a film intensive workshop.
"Dane's Friends for FIRST Concert" will be held this year at Flint Center, Saturday, September 7. Pre-show: 4 to 6:15pm, Concert 6:30 to 9pm. Tickets available through Ticketmaster or at the door. See flyer and
Tickets are on sale now for the high school fall drama. Final performances are September 26, 27, 28 at 7:30pm.
Visual Arts students who want to attend the September 6 trip must turn in permission slips and money by September 4.
Eleven instructors from Juilliard Conservatory of Music are working with over 40 students, aged 10 to 17, in the Valley Christian Conservatory. See photos