Port Chester-Rye UFSD

Fine and Performing Arts Department


The Port Chester-Rye UFSD Department of Fine and Performing Arts aims to empower all students to cultivate their voice and understand our world by exploring music, theater, and visual arts. Our goal is to create an inclusive, rigorous environment where students learn to think critically, strive for quality, and gain the foundation skills for lifelong participation in the arts.

We follow the tenets of the NY state standards: Creating, Performing/Presenting/Producing, Responding, and Connecting.


Página de Bellas Artes:

El Departamento de Bellas Artes y Música de Port Chester-Rye UFSD tiene como objetivo capacitar e inspirar a todos los estudiantes para que comprendan nuestro mundo mediante la exploración de la música, el teatro y las artes visuales. Nuestro objetivo es crear un entorno inclusivo y riguroso, en el que los estudiantes aprendan a pensar de manera crítica y se esfuercen por adquirir las habilidades fundamentales para poder participar en las artes durante toda su vida.

Seguimos los requisitos de los estándares del estado de Nueva York: Crear, Realizar / Presentar / Producir, Responder y Conectar.


Video of our High School Program!


Dr. Katherine Sinsabaugh

Supervisor of Fine and Performing Arts

KSinsabaugh@portchesterschools.org



FALL 2022-23 Parent Letter


FINE and PERFORMING ARTS EVENTS!

Please note that dates and times may change. Make sure to always check back here for updates and possible changes to our performance calendar.


¡EVENTOS DE BELLAS ARTES Y MÚSICA!

Tenga en cuenta que las fechas y los horarios pueden cambiar. Asegúrese de consultar siempre aquí para obtener actualizaciones y posibles cambios en nuestro calendario de eventos.


2022 Winter Concerts:

December 5 - Edison Winter Concert at MS 7PM (4th & 5th grade chorus, 4th & 5th grade orchestra and 5th grade band)

December 8 - Park Winter Concert at MS 7PM (4th & 5th grade chorus, 4th & 5th grade orchestra and 5th grade band)

December 12 - King Winter Concert at MS 7PM (4th & 5th grade chorus, 4th & 5th grade orchestra and 5th grade band)

December 13 - JFK Winter Concert at MS 7PM (4th & 5th grade chorus, 4th & 5th grade orchestra and 5th grade band)

December 14 - High School Winter Concert at HS Auditorium 7PM

December 20 - Middle School Winter Concert at MS 7PM

December 19 - Snow Date Winter Concert Elementary at MS

December 21 Winter Concert Snow Date MS/HS


2023 District Concerts:

March 2 – Orchestra All District Concert 7PM at MS

March 8 – Choir All District Concert 7PM at MS

March 15 – Band All District Concert 7PM at MS


2023 Spring Concerts:

April 25 – HS Spring Concert 7PM at HS Auditorium

May 8 - Edison Spring Concert at MS 5:30PM 3rd grade concert & 7PM 4th and 5th grade

May 9 - PCMS Spring Concert at MS 7PM in MS

May 11 - Park Spring Concert at MS 5:30PM 3rd grade concert & 7PM 4th and 5th grade

May 15 - King Spring Concert at MS 5:30PM 3rd grade concert & 7PM 4th and 5th grade

May 17 - JFK Spring Concert at MS 5:30PM 3rd grade concert & 7PM 4th and 5th grade

May 22 - Rain Date MS/HS


NYSSMA (music teachers have sign-up information):

NYSSMA Down-County Festival

March 10-11, 2023 in Scarsdale School District

NYSSMA Strings 1-4 Festival

April 14-15, 2023 in Rye Neck School District

Piano-Only Festival

June 9-10, 2023 in Yorktown School District


Band Competitions:

9/17 Norwalk, CT

9/24 Trumbull, CT

10/1 Ramsey, NJ

10/8 METLIFE

10/15 Newtown, CT

10/23 NYS Championships

11/5 Nationals Allentown, PA


Winter Guard:

TBD


Band Parades and Band Night:

Columbus Day - Sunday, October 9 (rain date 10/16)

Memorial Day - Monday, May 29 (no rain date)

Greenwich St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 19

Band Night - June 6 (rain dates Wednesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 8)


Fine ART:

Port Chester Library Art Shows:

  • January: John F. Kennedy School

  • February: King Street School

  • March: Thomas A. Edison School

  • April: Park Ave School

Combined High School & IB Art Show - March 9 Room 229 PCHS

All Elementary District Art Celebration - Art Show at Each Elementary School - May 16 from 4-6PM


Theatre:

PCHS Fall Play - November 17th, 18th, and 19th at 7pm

PCHS Spring Musical: March 23rd, 24th, and 25th at 7pm with a matinee on the 26th at 2pm.


PCMS Drama Club:

December 1, 2 and 3 at 7PM


PCHS Tri-M, Thespian, and Fine Arts Honors Inductions:

October 19, 2022 at 7PM in PCHS Auditorium




WATCH OUR PAST EVENTS!

WATCH OUR 2021 Winter Concerts!

Watch District Concert - Wednesday, March 23 at 7PM ZOOM "Watch Party"

Watch MLK Video

Watch Port Chester Sound Believer Video