Drawing, painting, sculpting, and visiting museums and exhibits are a few of the ways in which the FVL art students are encouraged to explore, develop and refine their God-given artistic talents and abilities. Our art program assists students in developing visual expression and thought, helps to increase an awareness of and appreciation for art, and serves as a foundation for further study in the field of art.
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Students at FVL have a variety of performance opportunities through participation in choir and band. Our students have had the privilege of participating in daily chapel and area worship services, national and regional music festivals, and several concerts during the school year.
Students experience the joy of sharing their talents and abilities to the glory of God while developing creativity, musical knowledge and understanding, and developing an appreciation of music through performance.
FVL offers three curricular choirs that meet daily. Women's Choir and Men's Choir are offered as a beginning experience in choral performance, focusing on the basic essentials of music and singing. Though typically taken as a freshman or sophomore, these choirs are open to all students, regardless of vocal ability or grade level. They have five concert performances during the school year and may also sing for chapel services.
The A Cappella Choir is a mixed (male and female) choir open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Entrance is by audition only. This choir emphasizes further development of vocal and choral techniques by preparing and performing medium to advanced choral literature, both sacred and secular. It maintains an active performance schedule by participating in five concert performances and singing for worship services both on campus and at 9-10 FVL Federation churches on Sunday mornings throughout the school year. This choir also regularly participates in District and State WSMA Solo and Ensemble Festivals. Auditions are held in March or April for the following school year.
Interested sophomores, juniors, and seniors may also audition for the FVL Choraliers, a co-curricular choir that meets one night a week to prepare a variety of choreographed music for performance at WELS Regional and National Choral Festivals, WSMA District and State Solo and Ensemble Festivals, and other engagements throughout the year. Auditions are held in May for the following school year.
The Choral Program is under the direction of Mr. Dan Vogel.
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The heart of the instrumental music program at FVL is the Symphonic Band, a curricular band which rehearses daily. The Symphonic Band studies medium to advanced band literature and ensemble techniques, and also performs in several concerts each year. All members of the Symphonic Band are also in the FVL Marching Band and Pep Band. All band members participate annually in the WSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival, with 75% or more advancing to the State Solo Ensemble each year. Interested students participate in the co-curricular Jazz Ensemble, which participates in an annual jazz festival and a spring concert.
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The Faculty Page includes uaseful information about our band program:
- Home Page - general contact and information about the band program
- Class Page - links to the Band Syllabus, Performance/Events and Pep Band Schedules, Band Handbook, and a summary of upcoming events
- Helpful Links Page - links to various FVL and other music-related schools and organizations, SmartMusic information and assignments, and rehearsal tools and apps
Each year students participate in two stage productions at Fox Valley Lutheran. Fall has seen an eclectic mix of productions, keeping our performers and our audience on their toes! In the Spring, our performances rotate between a musical and children's theatre.
Along with acting, students have the opportunity to be involved with choreography, costumes, hair & make-up, music, set construction, stage management, set painting, and sound and light.
Looking for more information about our theatre program?
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Music Associates consists of all parents of FVL band and choir students. Please watch for emails and register to help with FVL Musicfest in January, solo and ensemble (when it is hosted at FVL), and various music events throughout the year. Money raised goes to support the FVL Band and Choir programs. If you have questions, please contact the band or choir director.