The Arts Alliance, Giving Wings to the ARTS at SMCHS
WHAT IS THE ARTS ALLIANCE?
- We coordinate volunteer opportunities that support Performing Arts and Visual Arts events.
- We fund-raise to provide arts enrichment activities for students.
- Meet and socialize with fellow arts families.
For more information please contact ArtsAlliance@smhs.org
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
2018-2019 ARTS ALLIANCE BOARD MEMBERS
President: Semra Nogueira
Secretary: Trudi McKenzie
Past President and Parliamentarian: Valerie Boyd and Paula Webb
Past President: Karla Chavez
Non-Voting Members: Amy Luskey-Barth and Annette Melosini
Chair and volunteer positions and descriptions:
General Volunteer for visual/performing arts events - Concessions, set up/tear down, assisting Chairpersons with various tasks (hanging locker posters, decorating, student supervision, etc...).
Christmas Program/Arts Alliance Bake Sale Chair - Plans and manages bake sale fundraiser and concessions for the Christmas Production on Friday evening, November 30th, 2018.
Golf Tournament Support - Helps with various tasks related to fundraising activities for the Golf Tournament which directly supports the Performing Arts Department.
Hospitality Chair - Coordinates hospitality for Arts Alliance events, receptions, and meetings.
Publicity/Sponsorships Chair - Promotes SM Arts programs and their events, solicits sponsors and program advertising.
Photographer/Historian Chair - Takes and/or collects photographs for arts programs and maintains digital photo archives of events.
Box Office Assistant - Assists Performing Arts Manager with ticket fulfillment for Performing Arts events.
Program Coordinators - Meets with Program Director to establish needs for the year and coordinates, communicates with, and manages all parents and volunteers involved (similar to team/room parent). They are as follows: Talon Theatre, Tech Theatre, Dance, Choir, Visual Arts, Steel Drums, Handbells, and Instrumental Music
The Princeton Nassoons
Collegiate ensemble performance and Q & A
Professional Percussionist, Arts Marketing
Carnegie Hall Concert
Provided funding for instrument and rehearsal space rentals in New York City for
SMCHS Instrumental Music.
Danny Von der Ahe
Speaker on An Artist’s Career Path and his personal experience from SMCHS high school student to now as Illustrator, Painter, Writer.
Master Teacher in West African Drumming & Dance
Master Class workshop and performance focused on cultural and rhythmic aspects of drumming and dance.
International Schools Theatre Association Artist/Educator
Presented Interactive master class focused on character development using
Godfrey’s “Acting Six Pack” and masks.
The Yale Whiffenpoofs
Collegiate a cappella group performance and Q & A
Arts Alliance List of Performing and Visual Arts Events for 2019-2020 - coming soon
Arts Alliance Organizational Chart - coming soon
For more information about The Arts Alliance,