Fine Arts

The award-winning fine arts department offers a wide variety of classes for every skillset, ranging from beginner to advanced in each of the 5 disciplines including: voice, instrumental music, dance, theatre, and visual arts. Students may take general classes like studio art, beginning band, or HS drama or highly specialized courses like tap, ballet, honors theatre III, chamber singers, jazz band, and sculpture. The department marries technology and the fine arts in graphic design and digital photography classes. Each discipline offers unique opportunities to explore the material outside of class in extracurricular activities as well. 

Drama

Faith has a remarkable theatre staff and award-winning programs. Specialized middle school classes are offered including technical theatre and musical theare. Students in grades 6-8 have the opportuity to audition for a play and a musical every year.  9-12 grade students with a range of talents and experiences can take classes from Theatre I-III.  High School students may audition for a play and a musical every year.  Conservatory students have an additional opportunity to perform in a musical or play. Theatre students compete in regional and national competitions.  
The shows are run by student led technical crews for which all students may apply.  These positions include: lighting/sound design, lighting/sound operators, stage crew, hair/wigs/makeup, fly rail operator, stage manager, and spotlight operators.  

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Arthur Anderson

    Arthur Anderson 

  • Photo of Erik Ball

    Erik Ball 

  • Photo of Emily Slater

    Emily Slater 

    Dean of Fine Arts

Music

The music program at Faith Lutheran offers students from all skill-sets the unique opportunity to learn and hone their crafts in both instrumental and vocal performance. The instrumental program is for students in 6-12 grade from beginning band for students who are just learning to Symphonic band, which includes those students mastering their instrument(s). Students may also participate in jazz band, praiseband, Handbell Ensemble, and marching band. With a traveling piano lab, state of the art band room, and concerts, the instrumental program offers a chance for brand new musicians to find their talents as well as Conservatory students to hone their skills so they may pursue music after graduation. For those students wishing to study vocal performance, Faith Lutheran also has an award winning program offering choir and women’s/men’s ensemble. Students in 6-12 grade may participate in choir. The music program has traveled all over the world competing both nationally and internationally. The music program opens a doorway to membership into Tri-M, the National Music Honor Society.




“He has done marvelous things, I too will praise Him with a new song.”

List of 2 members.

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    Kirk Rustman 

  • Photo of Daniel Zeigner

    Daniel Zeigner 

Visual Arts

The Visual Arts program at Faith Lutheran offers students opportunities to create with a variety of exciting art mediums. Studio classes provide opportunities to use a range of drawing and painting mediums and to create wood block, linocut, and other kinds of prints using two printing presses. There are opportunities to make 3D art using techniques and processes for sculpture, ceramics, and glass. Faith offers an in-depth photography program that utilizes both digital and traditional dark room technologies. Computer-based graphic design classes teach students how to translate art and design skills into computer-based media including the Adobe suite of products, 3D printing, laser-cutting and engraving. Students with varied art abilities in grades 6-12 benefit from visual arts training as they learn to be content creators. Those wishing to take their art skills to the next level may choose to audition for the Visual Arts Conservatory for an in-depth high school visual arts experience. Additionally, the visual arts program offers extracurricular opportunities that support student’s creative growth. These include the National Junior Art Honor Society and Art Club for middle school, and National Art Honor Society, FIDM Fashion Club, and Photography Club for high school. 



Please visit us at ARTSONIA to view a wide selection of our student artwork. Search for Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School and view art slideshow or by gallery.

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Beth Buchholz

    Beth Buchholz 

  • Photo of Kimberly Gilman

    Kimberly Gilman 

  • Photo of Megan Mettmann

    Megan Mettmann 

    Teacher
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    Bernard Preston 

DANCE

Faith Lutheran is proud to offer a wide array of dance classes in both Middle School and High School. For 7th and 8th graders Dance 1, Dance 2, and Musical Theatre Dance are all year round courses which provide a sampling of choices for High School classes. Class selection for high school expands with Ballet 1/2, Honors Ballet 3/4, Ballroom 1/2, Ballroom 3/4, Tap 1/2, Tap 3/4, Dance 1, and Dance 2/3, Elite Dance (by audition only) and Revelation Show Choir (by audition only). High School dance classes can be taken for Fine Arts or Physical Education credits. For the more serious dancer, Faith Lutheran offers a Dance Major within the Fine Arts Conservatory. Dance Majors will audition for the program where upon acceptance, they are required to take 2 dance classes at Faith as well as train at an additional studio 36 hours a semester. Performance opportunities include the Annual Fine Arts fundraiser, Chapel, and select assemblies. It is Faith Lutheran's mission to integrate education, technique, and passion for dance, creating a well rounded dancer. 
 

List of 3 members.

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    Linda Diamond 

  • Photo of Christine Harper

    Christine Harper 

  • Photo of Desiree Lee

    Desiree Lee