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TAPA

Talon Academy of Performing Arts

Supportive and enriching, with a focus on building students’ artistic skills as well as their confidence, TAPA offers an inclusive, collaborative environment for students to grow as artists and as young people finding their creative voice in the world.

2022-2023 Course information

Download the TAPA SCOPE and SEQUENCE Document

Triple Threat Musical Theatre Track

The theatre conservatory program in the Talon Academy of Arts offers high school students of all levels from the newest beginner to the most advanced opportunities to explore their creative potential in theatre arts within a nurturing yet disciplined environment. The program is designed as a sequential four-year training program in theatre arts with core classes and electives. Students may specialize in an Acting, Triple Threat Musical Theatre or a Technical Theatre/Design track.

 

Acting Track

 

Technical Theatre And Design Track

The Design and Production Conservatory offers students of all levels from beginners to advanced learners opportunities to explore their creative potential in Technical Design and Production within a nurturing yet disciplined environment. The Conservatory is designed as a sequential four-year training program in technical theatre with core classes and electives. In year 3 students may choose an area of specialization.

Vocal Music

Vocal Music Curriculum Overview – 
Grades 8 - 12

The Vocal Music Conservatory is designed as a college preparatory program focused on vocal arts. The vocal music conservatory program in the Talon Academy of Arts offers all levels of study and is available to all students regardless of ability or proficiency. Our comprehensive program allows our students to explore their creativity, celebrate music, grow in faith, and share their talents with the community. Modeled after well-established national collegiate vocal-arts programs, the classical voice conservatory curriculum is balanced between performance-focused classes and academic music courses. Students also benefit from the knowledge, experience, and high level of education of our faculty.

Master Classes

In addition to the wide variety of music courses and performances, students are also exposed to the professional world of music through ongoing master classes, guest lecturers, field trips, and collaborations with various professional ensembles and performers.

 

 

World & Commercial Music

Instrumental Music Curriculum Overview
Grades 9 - 12

The Instrumental Music Conservatory is designed as a college preparatory program focused on students who wish to study a musical instrument. The instrumental music conservatory program in the Talon Academy of Arts offers all levels of study and is available to all students regardless of ability or proficiency. Our comprehensive program allows our students to explore their creativity, celebrate music, grow in faith, and share their talents with the community. Students also benefit from the knowledge, experience, and high level of education of our faculty.

Master Classes

In addition to the wide variety of music courses and performances, students are also exposed to the professional world of music through ongoing master classes, guest lecturers, field trips, and collaborations with various professional ensembles and performers.

 

 

 

READ MORE ABOUT TAPA

Read more about the Talon Academy of Performing Arts

To register for TAPA: 

Online Registration

or
Please download, print, and complete the Student Registration Form. Please email completed form to Mrs. Aimee Martinez at martineza@smhs.org

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