Posts Tagged ‘Bak Middle School of the Arts’

VSA HOLIDAY SHOWCASE FEATURES MUSIC AMERICANA

The VSA Holiday Showcase, Music Americana,takes place Saturday, December 7, at 2 pm at the Duncan Theatre at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth. This two-hour tribute to dance and music performance is an entertaining and heartwarming inclusive community event where children, teens, and adults have the opportunity to showcase their talents on a professional stage.   Music…

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TWO STUDENT DANCERS PERFORM ON NATIONAL STAGE

Two Palm Beach County dancers, Mia Caceres–Nielsen and Kate Mantyh, performed in the Opening Ceremony of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) Conference in Miami, Florida, on October 23, 2013. Mia Caceres-Nielsen was the middle school National Junior Honor Society for Dance Arts first place recipient for the state of Florida and Kathryn Mantyh tied…

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BAK BAND STUDENTS SCORE GOLD AT WORLD STRIDES HERITAGE FESTIVAL

Bak Middle School of the Arts Band students traveled to Chicago in early May and performed in the World Strides Heritage festival. The students were competing with 12 high schools and scored Gold (90pts and higher) in every category. Bak students won:  Adjudicators Gold Award for Jazz  Adjudicators Gold Award Advanced Band Outstanding Jazz- Gold…

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Bak Middle School Advanced Strings Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

The Bak Middle School of the Arts Advanced String Orchestra was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City on March 29, 2013, through the Heritage Worldstrides Festival. Under the direction of Nancy Beebe, the Middle School students performed Serenade for Strings, Movement 1, by Tchaikovsky, “Air” from Suite No. 3 by J.…

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Schools Collaborate To Present “Young Dancers In Concert”

Dance students throughout the county will take center stage in a tribute concert on April 6, 2013 at the Bak Mainstage Theatre.  U. B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary, Plumosa Elementary, Bak Middle of the Arts, Okeeheelee Middle, Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, Boynton Beach High and Wellington High will join forces to present “Young Dancers…

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Bak’s Student Literary Magazine Takes Top Honors

Bak Middle School of the Arts’ literary magazine, Organized Chaos, strives for excellence in publishing the best fiction, poetry, photography and artwork.  Bak students from all grades and art areas can submit work for the award winning magazine. Organized Chaos recently received a Superior Award in the 2012 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) program to recognize…

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Juilliard String Quintet Returns To Bak Middle School Of The Arts

The Toomai String Quintet, formed at The Juilliard School, will be returning for the second time, to the Bak Middle School of the Arts for a two day Arts Residency on December 7 and 8, 2012.  The musicians in this phenomenal quintet will be performing, coaching and teaching a technique class to all of the…

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Juilliard Expands Partnership With Middle School Of The Arts Foundation

The world-renowned Juilliard School partnered with the Middle School of the Arts (MSOA) Foundation at Bak for a Jazz Residency in June of 2011. In response to the program’s tremendous success Juilliard is repeating, and expanding its programming at the award winning Bak MSOA. In November of 2011 Juilliard’s TOOMAI quintet offered a Strings Residency…

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