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Mastery of My Passion

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Arts Unionville Mastery of My Passion V3c
Arts Unionville - Auditioned Intensive Arts program at Unionville High School. Excellence in Arts Education since 1985, featuring:\nDance, Drama, Music (Piano, Strings, Voice, Winds/Percussion) and Visual Arts. \n\nhttp://www.yrdsb.ca/schools/unionville.hs/Arts/Pages/default.aspx

The application for Arts Unionville September 2022 will be opened in November 2021. 

Information Night: November 10, 2021. Please register with this link: Arts Unionville Information Night Registration Link

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Program Overview 

 

The Arts Unionville program is a package of eight specialized arts courses for artistically talented students interested in Dance, Drama, Music or Visual Arts. The Arts Unionville program is held at Unionville High School.

This specialized arts program is available to students residing in CEC East for Dance, Drama, Visual Arts and Music: Winds and Vocal. Students wishing to study Strings may apply from York Region CEC East, and North (not students residing in the Alexander Mackenzie HS catchment area). Students wishing to study Piano may apply from all areas of York Region, no boundary restrictions.
 
At each grade level students can expect to work with guest artists, attend performances/exhibitions and perform or exhibit their work at venues such as the Markham Theatre, UHS, other schools and many community locations. Field trips outside of Canada are scheduled periodically. The Arts faculty includes the staff, many of whom are specialists in their field, and guest artists, both working professionals and university arts students. The Arts Unionville program services the needs of artistically talented students, some of whom are exploring the possibility of a career in the Arts while others simply enjoy the arts and want to develop their skills.
   
Admission

Admission to the Arts Unionville program at the Grade Nine (9) level is based on a successful audition/presentation and successful completion of the regular Grade Eight (8) program. Entry in grades 11 and 12 is currently closed.
 
Students choose to specialize in one of Dance, Drama, Visual Arts or Music (piano, strings, vocal, winds, brass, percussion). During this four-year program (Grades 9-12) the students study two Arts Unionville courses each year in Dance or Drama or Music or Visual Arts.
 
Students are expected to maintain acceptable levels of achievement in all subjects as well as excellent attendance and good deportment. Upon successful completion of the four-year arts program students will receive an Arts Unionville certificate recognizing their achievement and the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D.) will be awarded upon completion of the required credits.
 
There is an annual program fee for Arts Unionville students of $100.00, payable upon acceptance to the program and then each school year thereafter as long as the student stays in the program. With the continued commitment to excellence in the Arts Unionville program, the annual $100.00 Arts Unionville Fee supports an augmented learning experience over and above what is provided for students in a regular high school setting. Funds go towards guest artists, life models, professional workshops, costumes and unique learning experiences.
 
Students attending the Arts Unionville program are not entitled to Board provided transportation.

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