On Tuesday members of the Brook Hill Guard Chorale entertained patrons and employees of the Bank of America building in Tyler with Christmas music and traditional carols. The event was sponsored by the Lake family, long time supporters of The Brook Hill School. Below are Mr & Mrs Lake with sophomore Chipper Adams and seniors Caleb […]
This week our MS Visual Arts class refined their artistic abilities. Students are using pastels as their medium and creating Still Life drawings from displays in the middle of the room. Here are a few pictures of the class!
The Cadet Singers under the direction of Kevin Pierce and accompanied by Patti Eden recently performed at our Lower School chapel service. These fourth and fifth graders sang with voices like angels and filled the room with the spirit of Christmas.
From the desk of Glenn Ballard, Director of Fine Arts: On Friday and Saturday, December 13 and 14, the Middle School drama and choir students will present their seventh Annual One Act Play and Musical. This year the featured One Act Play, directed by Glenn Ballard, is titled “A Christmas Chaos” by Michael Wehrli. When […]
Students in Tina Nivens’ Studio Art 1 class just completed a project influenced by pop artist, Andy Warhol. Students each painted self portraits in black and white then added a pop of color. This project reinforced what the students have been learning about value and gradation as well as portraiture. These students are all new […]
Mrs. Gibson’s students recently performed Heavenly Express, a play by Kay Chatwell. Conductor Emily steps on stage to announce, “All Aboard!” As the story unfolds, some people have no trouble boarding the train. Others, however, cannot seem to find a way to board and are puzzled about how to get a ticket. They learn that the tickets are […]
The Brook Hill Spirit of the Guard drum line went head to head with UIL competitors Bullard high school drum line and Chapel Hill drum line this past Saturday at the annual Red, White and Blue Festival in Bullard. While both of Brook Hill’s competitors represented much larger public schools with drum lines and band […]
It was a Brook Hill day at the 2013 Mistletoe and Magic on Friday, Nov.8th with performances by the Cadet Singers, Middle School Choir, and String Orchestra. Our students demonstrated great talent and skill in their performances! You can check out this video of The Brook Hill Orchestra performing “Fiddle Like the Dickens” at the […]
On Saturday Jazmen Jones competed in the Texas Music Educator’s Association Honor Choir contest. Jazmen was selected to the choir and will perform with the Honor Choir this Saturday at the Cowan Center on the campus of UT Tyler. Be sure and congratulate Jazmen when you see her today! Also performing that night with their […]
On Saturday 375 students from 20 East Texas middle schools competed for spots in the Texas Music Educator’s Association All-Region Choir at Hallsville Middle School. Four Brook Hill students competed and were selected to the choir. Allie Lake, Kaitlin Rhea, Zoe Ward were chosen for the Girls’ Choir and Peyton Adams was chosen for the […]
Brook Hill’s Freshman Maddi Travis won several visual arts awards at the 98th East Texas State Fair September 23-27 in Tyler Texas. Maddi placed first with a portrait painting in acrylic and second and honorable mention with two prisma color pencil drawings in the youth creative arts division. This year’s event was held in Tyler […]
The Brook Hill Orchestra Department has been very busy! The Varsity Orchestra started off last week with two performances at the Founder’s Day celebration – first playing for the Q & A reception and then providing prelude music before the MW Smith concert. Not only did this involve the students learning a repertoire of 15 pieces, but […]