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Norman Public Schools Fine Arts Newsletter

Welcome to the New Year!

Hello and welcome back! We hope you all had a great holiday and are ready to kick off the next half of the year! Below are some highlights from December. We hope you enjoy.

Dramatization

Norman High and Alcott Middle School speech and drama put on "Holiday Reader's Theater" Friday, Dec. 1. The groups were under the direction of teachers Kasey Harrison and Leah Mockenhaupt.
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Hallelujah

Norman North choirs perform "Hallelujah Chorus" in the lobby of the Nancy O'Brian for Performing Arts Center.
https://youtu.be/YyFwrdXFVLw

Marching On

Norman North and Norman High bands combine to perform at the Norman Main Street Christmas Holiday Parade, "Christmas In Lights" on Saturday, Dec. 9. The parade took place in downtown Norman, stretching across Main Street beginning at Pickard Ave.
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Visions of Sugar Plums

Lakeview Kindergarten and first graders perform "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" Tuesday, Dec. 12 as part of "The Nutcracker," under the direction of music teacher Jordan Nguyen.
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Kennedy Carolers

Fifth grade Kennedy honor choir students pay a visit to superintendent Dr. Nick Migliorino Wednesday, Dec. 13 at the Administrative Services Center as part of their community tour. Watch a clip of their performance below.
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https://youtu.be/waj2EbatD2c

Point of View

Student Sophie and parent Julie Jungman view the Alcott art show on display at the Nancy O'Brian Center for Performing Arts.
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Wilson Wildcats

The Wilson elementary honor choir warms up before their performance at Norman Public library on Friday, Dec. 1. The group of 40 is made up of volunteer fourth and fifth graders under the direction of Sarah Bishop.
https://youtu.be/lsutd7z9J64

Young Men Sing

Norman students from grades 6-12 gather at OU for the annual Young Men's Vocal Workshop Friday, Dec. 8. The workshop serves as a way to encourage and promote male participation in chorus. Members of the OU choral faculty serve as clinicians while a committee of music education students assist throughout the event.
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Home for the Holidays

Norman High School jazz choir performs at the Norman Downtowner's Association meeting Thursday, Dec. 14. The group gathered at the historical Moore-Lindsay house located on Acres and Peters.
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String of Events

Irving Middle School orchestra performs their rendition of "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy" at their Winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 13 under the direction of Sarah Chan.
https://youtu.be/iBfCtOv61M0

Spreading Cheer

Adams Elementary honor choir performs for the Norman board of realtors Tuesday, Dec. 12.
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Jazzing It Up

NNHS jazz band performs side-by-side with UCO Monday, Dec. 4 at the UCO Jazz Lab in Edmond.
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Display of Talent

Norman North senior Asha Chidambaram poses with her artwork displayed at Norman Public Library West.
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For the Record

4th and 5th graders from Wilson perform their recorder concert Thursday, Dec. 14 under the direction of music teacher Sarah Bishop.
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Singing Loud for All to Hear

Whittier 8th grade choir entertains NPS employees at their holiday luncheon on Friday, Dec. 15.

Irving Gives Back

Irving art students donate handmade mugs to Full Circle Adult Day Center. Read the story below.
Fine Arts Calendar

Be sure to check out all the fine arts events going on during the month of January.