The performing arts is a way of life at Greenhill.
The performing arts program allows students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a number of award-winning disciplines. Whether it is theatre, dance, band, orchestra or choir, students are given the opportunity to express themselves in one of the creative avenues. Theatre and dance work togther to produce several major events each year, including feature-length dramas and musicals along with student-directed productions.
Beginning in Preschool, students are exposed to the performing arts, including Kindergarten's annual performance of the The Nutcracker. In Lower School, students begin to expand their creativity with plays along with choir concerts. By Middle School, students have the opportunity to choose from band, strings, and choir as they continue their journey. By the time students begin Upper School, they can begin to focus their attention on their passion.


Martie Maguire '88
Dixie Chicks - Winner of 13 Grammys
Emily Robison '91
Dixie Chicks - Winner of 13 Grammys
Iliza Shlesinger '01
Winner of Last Comic Standing


While the primary focus is Concert Band, it also includes Jazz Band, Jazz Combo, Brass Choir, Woodwind Choir, Percussion Ensemble and Pep Band. The Greenhill bands are very active in ATSSB (Association of Small School Bands) and TPSMEA (Texas Private School Music Educators Association).


The primary focus of the Greenhill Dance Company is concert-style dance that includes ballet, modern and jazz dance. The dancers perform at a variety of school and community functions, including ISAS Fine Arts Festival, Orchestra & Percussion Concerts, and “Nuwhirks From Greenhill” Dance Concert.


The Greenhill Orchestral Strings classes are taught from fifth grade and culminate with participation in the Upper School Chamber Orchestra. Orchestral and Chamber groups perform several times during the year, including at the Kindergarten's Nutcracker, ISAS Fine Arts Festival, Baccalaureate, and Commencement.


The Greenhill Singers is a select chorus made up of approximately 75 Upper School students, who perform throughout the year. The Greenhill Singers have entertained audiences at the POPS Concert, Grandparents Day, Holiday Concert, ISAS Fine Arts Festival, Baccalaureate, and Commencement.


Performings Arts are a big deal. A retired teacher once said, "Musicals are big productions. It is bigger than the talents of one person. We need the Dancers, Singers, Band, Orchestra and Tech Crew. We need every available talent and every inch of space to make a show work. No school does that better than Greenhill."

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