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The TN Governor’s School for the Arts will be held June 4th, 2017 – June 29, 2017

Please note the change in Application deadline date! APPLICATION DUE: NOVEMBER 4th, 2016

 

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Be sure to complete both your Application and the Online Student Data Form.

Students must complete and return their applications to their Guidance Counselor in time for the Guidance Office to postmark applications within the deadline. 


Download the 2017 Application

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2017 Online Student Data Form

Please fill out the Online Data Form after you have completed the .pdf application

Student Data Form
Dance

Dance

Governor’s School students learn that dance is inherent to our heritage and world and that of others around us. Students are encouraged to perceive, evaluate, and understand dance as a conveyor of culture.

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Filmmaking

Filmmaking

Filmmaking students are introduced to both the theory and technical aspects of filmmaking. Through lectures, films and hand-on experiences, students will learn the three aspects of filmmaking: pre-production, production, and post-production.

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Instrumental Program

Instrumental Program

The School for the Arts provides educational instruction for students skilled in strings, wind ensemble, piano, and both choral and opera technique..

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Vocal Music

Vocal Music

The School for the Arts provides educational instruction for students skilled in strings, wind ensemble, piano, and both choral and opera technique..

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Theatre

Theatre

The theater school is a program of dedicated and focused study in all areas of theatrical studies, with an emphasis on the process of creating live theatre.

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Visual Art

Visual Art

Visual Arts students learn human understanding, achievement and self-development through the study and practice of visual art.

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Our Mission

The Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts exists to provide high quality arts education for gifted and talented high school students in the state of Tennessee. The pre-professional summer curriculum includes individual and group instruction designed to help each student explore and develop his or her talents in music, ballet, theatre, filmmaking, and visual art. About four hours a day, six days a week are spent working in the major area of concentration.  If you are a former student, visit the Governor’s School Alumni Center.  The Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts is a month long summer program for rising 11th and 12th grade students in Tennessee. Administered by the State Department of Education, we offer study programs in art, dance, filmmaking, theatre, and music. Students are selected in competitive auditions during the months of January or February. Those eligible are Tennessee residents who attend public, private and home schools within the state. Questions? – Contact Us.

 

 

GPS Address:

1439 Faulkinberry Drive, Murfreesboro, TN

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Mailing Address:

Governor’s School for the Arts 1301 E. Main St. Box 38 Murfreesboro, TN 37132

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Area Chairpersons


If you have any questions please contact your area Chairperson.

The Chairpersons are listed below:

Theatre

Production Coordinator - Justin Durham    Justin.Durham@mtsu.edu  

Dance

Chairperson - Laurie Merriman   lmerri@ilstu.edu  

Music

Vocal / Instrumental

Chairperson - Jerome Reed   jerry.reed@lipscomb.edu  

Visual Art/Filmmaking

Chairperson -John Ashworth   ashworth@mtsu.edu  

2016 Performance events