Arts News

Posted on Monday, January 13, 2020
The St. Pius X Guitar Program was recently featured in an article written by Andrew Nelson of The Georgia Bulletin. The program has been a part of the curriculum at St. Pius X for about 20 years, with Mr. Brion Kennedy leading the charge of the highly successful program for the past ten years. His goal is to guide students in deepening their talents and giving them freedom to teach their peers and develop their skills as both musicians and leaders.  To read the full article, please click here.
Posted on Monday, November 11, 2019
Save the date! The Pius Players will present one special performance of The Last Train on November 20 at 7 p.m. The Last Train: The year is 1944, the Nazi forces are becoming aware of their impending loss, and yet, they have trains to fill and deportations to complete. Join us for this harrowing production which takes the audience to a town where histories cross and allegiance to faith, friendship, and the fuhrer are drawn into question.  Showtime is Wednesday, November 20th at 7pm. Admission... Read More
Posted on Monday, October 21, 2019
The SPX Choruses will kick off their 2019-2020 season with “1000 Beautiful Things” (Craig Hella Johnson's arrangement of the Annie Lennox hit)!  The concert will feature the Women’s Ensemble, Men’s Ensemble, and Advanced Mixed Chorus in a variety of musical genres as we celebrate the beauty music brings to us all!  Everyone is invited to enjoy Morten Lauridsen’s “Dirait-on” and other songs of moons, roses, and rainbows!   Admission is free! 
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2019
The St. Pius X Dance program presents the annual NOVO Choreography and Benefit performance on Friday, May 3 at 6:00 p.m.  Students from every dance class work in small groups to create new and innovative choreography. Dance styles range from lyrical to contemporary and jazz.  Donations are collected at the end of the performance for a designated charity, and admission is free!
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2019
The St. Pius X choruses present their Spring Concert which features the Women’s Ensemble, Men’s Ensemble, Advanced Ensemble, and Mixed Chorus.  There will be solos and smaller groups singing and dancing to the “Soundtracks of Our Lives.”  The Chorus Ensemble received the highest score of “Superior” at the Large Group Performance Evaluation sponsored by the Georgia Music Educators Association.  Admission is Free. 
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Congratulations Advanced Guitar! The Advanced Guitar group competed at the Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE) on March 2 and received their FIFTH (5th) consecutive Superior rating.
Posted on Monday, March 11, 2019
On Friday, the symphonic band performed for Large Group Performance Evaluation at Newton High School in Covington. The band had a terrific performance earning excellent and superior ratings. Students prepared very challenging music at a high level, and gave a moving performance.
Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019
Congratulations to the Men's and Women's Ensemble! The Men's and Women's Chorus Ensemble  performed at Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE) on Wednesday. LGPE is sponsored by the Georgia Music Educators Association.  The ensemble scored "Superior" in both performance and site reading. Mark your calendars now for the Chorus Spring Concert on Friday, April 26. Come see the talented Men's and Women's Chorus Ensemble perform the "Soundtracts of Our Lives!"
Posted on Friday, February 22, 2019
Extra! Extra! Bonnie Spark Endowment Needs Your Support! Goal is to Raise $20,000 by March 10 A generous donor is offering a $5,000 dollar-for-dollar match for all gifts to the Bonnie Spark Endowment Fund for the Theatrical Arts. The campaign runs now through the end of the spring musical, Newsies, which debuts March 7 and concludes on March 10. The campaign will be announced at all shows, and donations (credit cards, checks, cash) will be taken in the lobby. All gifts made prior to Newsies,... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The 15th Annual Juried Arts Exhibition will be held on Friday, March 1 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Young Center.  Join us for a very special "red carpet" evening to see the fabulous art and to support our talented students!  A reception will follow the awards ceremony and all are welcome at this free event. If you plan to attend, it is advisable to arrive by 6:30 p.m. to see the show and get a seat. Keith Rosemond II '04 is the juror for this year's exhibition.   Born and raised in Atlanta,... Read More

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