Fine Arts


Guard Chorale Sings at Bank of America

December 10, 2013

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 […]

MS Art – Still Life

December 06, 2013

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!  

Angels We Have Heard On High!

December 06, 2013

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.

Potatoes & Plays Coming Next Week!

December 05, 2013

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 […]

Pop Art Self Portraits

November 14, 2013

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 […]

The Heavenly Express

November 14, 2013

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 […]

Drum Line Competes

November 14, 2013

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 […]

Mistletoe and Magic

November 13, 2013

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 […]

Jazmen Jones Selected for Honor Choir

November 11, 2013

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 […]

MS All-Region Choir

November 01, 2013

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 […]

Artist Maddi Travis Wins!

October 25, 2013

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 […]

All-Region Orchestra

October 21, 2013

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 […]