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Brook Hill performs at Genny Wood Fine Art Show

November 10,

This past Saturday, a volunteer ensemble from the Orchestra played at a charity event at the FUMC in Bullard. They performed from 12-1:30 p.m.. Bolun Zhang was a big hit as he did some solo piano and a duet with Denise Tan. Mr. Gardner played some Jazz tunes in between songs and the other string […]

Dinner Theatre tickets on sale now

October 27,

From the desk of Glenn Ballard, Director of Fine Arts: How about a great “Who Done It” along with a fabulous meal, dessert AND some of your favorite actors telling the story??? That is exactly what we have in store for you. The 19th annual Fall Dinner Theatre opens on Thursday night, November 2 with […]

Mrs. Newman’s class is learning about light in art class

October 27,

Students in Kindergarten and First Grade have been learning about the artwork of French painter Claude Monet. They learned that Monet was an Impressionist painter who loved to paint outside in the open air, not in a stuffy studio! This type of painter is called a plein air landscape painter. He was particularly interested in […]

What’s better than a great “Who Done It Murder Mystery?”

October 20,

From the desk of Glenn Ballard, Director of Fine Arts: How about a great “Who Done It” along with a fabulous meal, dessert AND some of your favorite actors telling the story??? That is exactly what we have in store for you. The 19th annual Fall Dinner Theatre opens on Thursday night, November 2 with […]

Our students won “Best of Show” at the ETX State Fair

October 06,

Brook Hill took Best of Show in the two visual art categories of the Creative Arts Contest at the East Texas State Fair! Layne Whitten won the Tri- Colored Award for ages 10-13 with his self-portrait drawing and Madyson McEuen won the Tri-colored Award for ages 14-18, also with a self-portrait drawing. First Place winners: […]

East Texas State Fair Art Results

September 29,

Brook Hill students had a fantastic showing at the East Texas State Fair in the Creative Arts Competition and the Photography Competition! Layne Whitten A 7th / Self Portrait Pencil (Graphite) #54 Portraits 1st Place / Best in Show Madyson McEuen A 8th / Self Portrait Pencil (Graphite) #54 Portraits 1st Place / Best in […]

Lower School students are practicing their self portraits

September 29,

Kindergarten and 1st graders are in the process of making a monochromatic self-portrait with lines in the background. Each class has been assigned a different color of the rainbow to color their artworks. Once all the classes have completed their art, the portraits will make a giant rainbow display. The first couple of days we […]

Guard Chorale sings for Smith County’s 9/11 event

September 22,

The Brook Hill Guard Chorale was invited to lead The Star Spangled Banner at a Smith County 9/11 event commemorating the anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. The main goal of the Smith County event was to pay tribute to the first responders who lost their loves that day, and to honor […]

A look at then and now in the world of Fine Arts at Brook Hill

July 28,

From the desk of Glenn Ballard, Director of Fine Arts: I remember it as though it were just last week: August of 1998. It was my first drama class at The Brook Hill School. During that class, I played part of the soundtrack from the Broadway production of Phantom of the Opera. Phantom was the first […]

Fine Arts Banquet

May 19,

Tuesday night we held a banquet in honor of our Fine Arts students. Families dined in elegance and we remembered what an incredible year we had in the arts. Our students provided quality entertainment for us as well. Students were honored for their talents, determination, growth, and character in their art, encouraging them to keep […]