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Art and Music in our Schools event series

Department Events

Hampton High School Music Department Pre-Assessment Concert
Monday, March 12, 6:30 p.m., auditorium

“Artists Who Teach” Teacher Art Show
Sunday, March 18, at The Charles H. Taylor Arts Center

Virginia Chorus Directors Association VCDA School Music Assessments
Wednesday-Saturday, March 16-17, Lafayette High School

Virginia Band & Orchestra Directors Association VBODA School Music Assessments
Wednesday-Saturday, March 21-23, Jamestown High School

Create18” City-Wide High School Art Show
Tuesday, April 10, 6:00 p.m., Hampton Roads Convention Center

Hampton City Schools Jazz Through the Ages Concert featuring “The Super Jazz Band”
Thursday, April 12, 5:30 p.m., Phenix PreK-8 cafeteria

Eaton Middle School Auditorium Dedication Ceremony
Tuesday, April 17, 6:00 p.m., auditorium

Women’s Club Art Show
Friday, April 27, 2:00 p.m., Hampton Women’s Club

Hampton City Schools 5th Grade Honors Music Concert
Saturday, April 21, 1:30 p.m., Kecoughtan High School

Hampton City Schools Solo and Ensemble Assessment (Non-public event)
Thursday, April 27, 4:30 p.m., Hampton High School

Hampton City Schools Gifted Art Show
Tuesday, May 15, 6:00 p.m., Hampton Performing and Creative Arts Center

School Events

Langley Elementary School-Talent Show
Friday, March 9, 5:30 p.m., cafeteria

Burbank Elementary School Spring Concert
Monday, March 12, 6:00 p.m., cafeteria

Hampton High School Pre-Assessment Concert
Monday, March 12, 6:30 p.m., auditorium

Armstrong School for the Arts- U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band
Tuesday, March 13, 10:30 a.m., cafeteria

Phoebus High School Art Show
Tuesday, March 13, 5:30 p.m.

Kraft Elementary School Music and Literacy Night
Monday, March 19, 6:00 p.m., cafeteria

Machen Elementary School Music Concert
Monday, March 19, 6:00 p.m.,

Smith Elementary School Music In Our Schools Concert
Monday, March 19, 6:00 p.m., cafeteria

Armstrong School for the Arts Art Show
Monday, March 26, 6:00 p.m. cafeteria

Cary Elementary Fine Arts Night
Monday, March 26, 6:00 p.m., cafeteria

Eaton Middle School Band Showcase for Beginners
Tuesday, March 27, auditorium

Spratley Gifted Center Spring Art Show
Thursday, March 29, 5:30 p.m.

Barron Elementary School Art Show
Tuesday, April 10, 5:00 p.m., Hampton Performing and Creative Arts Center

Hampton High School IB Visual Arts-Senior Art Show
Thursday, April 12, 6:00 p.m.

Langley Elementary School International Carnival & 75th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, April 14, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., cafeteria and school grounds

Burbank Elementary School Talent Show
Monday, April 16, 6:00 p.m., cafeteria

Copper Elementary School Spring Concert
Monday, April 16, 6:00 pm, cafeteria

Tucker-Capps Elementary Festival of the Arts
Monday, April 16, 6:30 p.m., cafeteria

Machen Elementary School presents The Virginia Opera
Tuesday, April 24, 9:00 a.m., cafeteria

Spratley Gifted Center Elementary Music Showcase
Monday, April 30, 5:30 & 6:30 p.m., auditorium

Pheobus High School Band and Chorus Concert
Thursday, May 3, 7:00 p.m., theater

Armstrong School for the Arts presents “The Aristocrats”
Monday, May 7, 6:00 p.m., cafeteria

Bryan Elementary School Spring Musical and Art Show
Monday, May 7, 6:00 p.m., cafeteria

Jones Magnet Middle School “Occasion for the Arts”
Tuesday, May 8, 6:00 p.m., forum

Hampton High Band and Chorus Spring Concert
Thursday, May 10, 7:00 p.m., auditorium

Kecoughtan High School Chorus Concert
Thursday, May 10, 7:00 p.m., auditorium

Spratley Gifted Center Musical presents “James and the Giant Peach”
Thursday, May 17, 6:30 p.m. & Friday, May 18, 6:30 p.m. & Saturday, May 19 2:00 p.m., auditorium (Tickets are available through the SGC Office.)

Spratley Gifted Center Choral Concert
Tuesday, June 5, 7:00 p.m., auditorium

Hampton City Schools Steel Drum Ensemble Concert
Thursday, June 7, 10:00 a.m., Davis Middle School auditorium

Bryan Elementary School Talent Show
Friday, June 8, 6:00 p.m., cafeteria

Hampton City Schools invites members of the community to our events. Most events are free to the public. Information is current as of publication. Please contact the school if the information you need is not listed or in case of inclement weather.

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