Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Creative Art

Creative Art is an introductory course designed to expose the student to a variety of mediums: pencil, charcoal, watercolor, block printing, oil painting and ceramics. Students will develop a working knowledge of design, color, perspective, and art appreciation.

 

Ceramics

Ceramics is a course designed to introduce students to three-dimensional art through the following methods of developing clay: sculpting, hand building and the wheel. Students will develop skills in the use of a wide variety of tools, glazes and clay types.

 

Orchestra

Orchestra is an ensemble featuring strings, winds, brass, and percussion. Members are selected by audition and are expected to make full-year commitment the ensemble. A high level of musicianship is expected and encouraged and students are encouraged to devote personal practice time in preparation for rehearsals. Standard repertoire includes sacred works, seasonal music, classical literature, ethnic/world music, and pops selections. Orchestra tours extensively throughout the year and participates in the annual Spring Music Tour. Prerequisite: at least two years of private instrumental instruction.

Sonare Handbells

Handbell Choir is a group of 10–13 ringers performing on a five-octave set of English Handbells. Repertoire consists of a variety of sacred, classical, pops, and ethnic literature. Students must have a strong sense of rhythm, good hand/eye coordination, and the ability to read music. Members are selected by audition and are expected make a full-year commitment. This group tours extensively during the school year and participates in the annual Spring Music Tour.

Lindaires

Lindaires is the select touring choir of Rio Lindo Adventist Academy. A high level of musicianship is expected and required. Prior choral experience and sight-reading skill is preferred. Standard repertoire includes sacred works, seasonal music, classical choral pieces, ethnic/world music, and secular works. Membership is by audition only and students are required to make a full-year commitment to the group. Lindaires tours extensively throughout Northern California as well as across the state and country during the annual Spring Music Tour. Co-requisite: Concurrent enrollment in Chorale.

Choir performing with a solo

Chorale

choraleChorale is open to any student interested in learning or improving their vocal skills. Membership is gained through a placement audition with the director and students are required to make a full-year commitment. Students will develop skills in sight-reading, musicianship, and choral training. Repertoire consists of a variety of sacred, seasonal, classical, pops, and ethnic literature. Chorale performs mainly on-campus and also takes part in a limited number of off-campus tours.