FINE ARTS PATRONS
Reason for the Season?
Don't miss this multi-theatrical event on December 8 at 7PM
The Eagle's Landing Christian Academy School of Fine Arts is proud to offer some of the highest level Fine Arts programing in the Metro Atlanta area.
The School of Fine Arts is an essential element of the overall curriculum and the educational strategy at Eagle's Landing Christian Academy. We know that studying music and art helps develop young minds, and fine arts courses are available to all students in all grade levels. ELCA's fine arts programs are specifically designed to move students through an aligned curriculum, from PreK – 12th grade, that preps them to study fine arts at university.
WE INVITE YOU TO EXPERIENCE ELCA FINE ARTS!
LOWER SCHOOL FINE ARTS
UPPER SCHOOL FINE ARTS
Pre-K through 4th Grade
PRE-SCHOOL (K3 & K4):
In pre-school, our students participate weekly in our fine arts program. Visual arts are part of their regular pre-school curriculum. In addition, students rotate into our Music Suite where they learn and explore the basics of music that will prepare them for their Elementary School performing arts classes.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Kindergarten – 4th grade):
Students in Kindergarten - 4th grade have multiple fine arts opportunities throughout the week. For the visual arts, students go to one of our fully equipped and supplied art labs to learn all of the basics they'll need to advance in the program. For the performing arts, students have weekly music classes in the Music Suite where they learn the basics of music and perform three times during the school year. In addition, students rotate into our keyboarding lab where they explore music through the use of keyboards and technology.
Students in middle school are given the opportunity to develop their skills by focusing on one specific Fine Arts Class. Art, Band, Chorus, Guitar, and Stage Acting and Vocal Performance are the classes offered between 5th and 8th grades. (See below). These classes are designed to prepare students for high school level classes, as well as give them opportunities to participate in arts shows, musical performances and state and district level competitions.
Director of Fine Arts
Director of Vocal Programs Middle and High School
Director of Pre-school and Elementary Music
Director of Middle School and High School Bands
Middle School and High School Guitar Teacher, Praise Band Director
High School Drama Teacher
High School Art Teacher
Middle School Art Teacher
Elementary Art Teacher
Music Technology Lab Instructor
Pre-K thru 12th grade Choral Music Teaching Assistant and Piano Accompanist
Fine Arts programs are an essential element of the curriculum at ELCA. Fine Arts Programs are available to all students at all grade levels. Even if it is something as simple as your child performing in the Elementary Christmas Program... your student will be touched by the ELCA Fine Arts department.
In September 2003, the Fine Arts Patrons was founded so that we could collectively support the Fine Arts students, the Fine Arts Staff, and the ELCA faculty to ensure the greatest advantages in Fine Arts education are available for our children.
The Mission of the Fine Arts Patrons is four-fold:
Create a pool of resources that can be called upon to benefit and support the advancement of Fine Arts at ELCA.
Raise additional funds to supplement and support the Fine Arts at ELCA.
Encourage parental and student involvement in ELCA Fine ARTS activities, programs, and projects.
Assist Fine Arts parents, Fine Arts faculty, and ELCA staff members in developing the skills they need to support all of the ELCA Fine Arts.
We Support all of the Fine Arts Programs at ELCA:
Student Praise Band
2023-24 Fine Arts Patrons Board of Directors
President: Mandy Corso | firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Sharon Dial | email@example.com
Treasurer: Linda Henderson-Smith | firstname.lastname@example.org
Fundraising Chair: Elicia Collins | email@example.com
Fine Arts Patrons meetings will take place via Zoom at 5:30pm on the second Thursday of each month (except for December). E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for the link:
August 10, 2023
September 14, 2023
October 12, 2023
November 9, 2023
December 7, 2023
January 11, 2024
February 8, 2024
March 14, 2024
April 11, 2024
May 9, 2024
Every parent with a child in a Fine Arts program at ELCA is a Fine Arts Patron.
COOKIE DOUGH SALES
The Fine Arts Patrons announce the cookie dough fundraiser for the 2023-24 school year. All money raised will be used for the Fine Arts Programs at ELCA. All information is included in the presentation below. Credit cards are accepted. Please see the "pay thank you form" for information and QR code. If there are any questions, please contact FAP at email@example.com.
Fine Arts Accolades
ELCA band and chorus students have made GMEA All-State Band and All-State Chorus, as well as district honor bands and choruses.
ELCA band and chorus groups have received superior and excellent ratings at exhibitions, competitions, and large group performances.
Jesse Corso & Molly Corso were both selected to perform in the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony and have also had the opportunity to work with many professional clinicians.
The Mighty Charger Marching Band has performed in Mercedes Benz Stadium and Georgia State Stadium.
Stage acting and vocal performance students have been given the opportunity to participate in a film written and directed by TJ Hedges and his professional film crew.
Olivia Naquin earned 2nd place for her pencil/watercolor drawing entitled "Lilac Lady" which earned her a $7500 scholarship to the Art Institute of Atlanta. Her piece is currently hanging in the Washington D.C. congressional office.
Martyna Radzicka earned 3rd place for her acrylic on canvas entitled "Insomnia ATL" and she earned a $3500 scholarship to the Art Institute of Atlanta. Her work is currently on display in the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Our High School chorus was selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2018.
Our One-Act Drama team is the current GHSA One-Act Play 5AA regional champions. Each year in that competition, as well as in the ACSI competition, many of our students get selected to the All-Star cast.