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Upcoming Visual and Performing Art Events
Middle School Gallery Reception- January 28th 5pm- 6pm "The VALUE of art" A black & white gallery show of Middle School artwork. The gallery reception will be held on Jan. 28th from 5pm-6pm. Please join us for live music, art, and refreshments.
Diary of Anne Frank- February 15th- 17th
Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt German, 1929. Daughter of Otto and Edith Frank and younger sister to Margot Frank. Anne was growing up in a time where there was widespread unemployment and poverty and the support for Hitler and his anti-semitic view was growing. With the growing public hatred of Jews and no available jobs the Frank family moved to Amsterdam.
Mr. Frank Found a job and the Frank Family started making a new life for themselves. Things were “normal” until the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939. A few days later the Nazis took control of the Netherlands, where Anne Frank and her family had made their new home. Slowly but surely the Nazi regulations made going out in public harder and harder as more and more places were not open to “Jews”. Eventually people who were Jewish had to start wearing the Star of David as a symbol of just being Jewish.
Our play of The Diary of Anne Frank is going to tell you the incredible story of the Frank family, living through the Holocaust, told from the pages of Anne’s diary. She kept record of the TRUE story of her family and another Jewish family hiding for 2 years in the “Secret Annex”. She passed the time during the day writing about the daily interactions and activities and her own internal thoughts and feelings about hiding just so you can stay alive. This play Anne gives us a glimpse into what it was like living in a time of great fear and uncertainty.
Band Night- February 13th
The Band Night Concert that we have each winter is an opportunity for us to feature and show off the instrumental band program we have at AOA. This year our band program has grown to be 80 members strong, 4th -12th grades. We have a strong class in the 4th grade filled with wonderful motivated beginner musicians. The fifth grade band where students are taking their playing skills to the next level with hard work and enthusiasm. Middle school band where students are learning to play balanced and as one solid, full ensemble full of energy and fun. The upper school band where we gain 16 NEW members this year with 13 of them taking on the challenge of learning a new instrument.
This year our Winter Band Night Concert is going to celebrate the sound of our bands and how each of them work together, make great music that is FUN to listen to. Songs will be filled with memorable melodies, new and interesting sounds, and music that will hopefully spark your imagination. Please come and enjoy the music support our students as they perform February, 13th @ 7:00pm in the auditorium.
AOA's Band plays at Cleveland Monsters Game- March 1st
Aladdin Jr.- March 8th-10th Disney’s Aladdin JR. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat named Aladdin. Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the princess, Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will test his will and his moral character. The show features hit songs like, “Friend Like Me” & “A Whole New World”. This family friendly show is appropriate for all ages.
Located In Willoughby, OH, Andrews Osborne Academy is a Private Co-ed Day & Boarding College Preparatory School For Grades PK - 12, PG. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.