National Junior Honors Society
The National Junior Honor Society chapter of Musicall Academy for the Performing Arts is a duly chartered and affiliated chapter of this prestigious national organization. Membership is open to those students who meet the required standards in five areas of evaluation: scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. Students are selected for membership by majority vote of a five member principal-appointed faculty council, which bestows this honor upon qualified students on behalf of the faculty of our school each semester. For more information on eligibility, click here.
The choir program offers a higher level of vocal repertoire for those students seeking to go beyond the standard curriculum. Selections include holiday classics, American patriotic songs, and chorale standards. Members develop soloing techniques and multiple-part harmonies as they progress through the program. Opportunities for performances include a Winter Recital, Holiday Show, Spring Recital and special presentations throughout the year.
The ensemble offers students the opportunity to explore the challenging orchestral music. Selections include Classical masterpieces, symphonic scores, and holiday classics. Members develop an understanding of arrangement through the various available instruments, and grow their soloing techniques within structured and improvisational settings. Opportunities for performances include a Winter Recital, Holiday Show, Spring Recital and special presentations throughout the year.
The String Program is designed for beginners to learn the skills and techniques of the violin, viola, cello, and bass. Students take instruction from a professor who guides them through a structured method of mastery. This program is aimed to get the students ready for the ensemble level where they are able to perform musical selections in a group.
The Judo program is designed to develop both physical strength and great mental discipline. Students take instruction from world master, Pan-American and National Kata Champion, Sensei Roberto Alvarez. In judo, students learn techniques for takedowns from a standing position, as well as techniques that allow you to pin your opponent to the ground, control them, and apply various submission moves. Judo helps build student character in the following virtues: courtesy, courage, friendship, honesty, honor, modesty, respect, and self-control.
For over nine years, JM Dance Center has brought an enrichment program to more than 100 schools and childcare centers throughout the Miami-Dade County area. A graduate of the Cuban National Ballet Team with over 15 years of professional experience, Jeniffer Munives has dedicated her career to directing and teaching different dance styles including classic ballet. The ballet program at Musicall Academy for the Performing Arts specializes in teaching everyone from toddlers to teens. It instills the fundamentals necessary for growth, discipline, and self-confidence. Stretching, breathing, and dance movements are performed in every class. Imagination, musicality, improvisation, and graceful movements are encouraged in each class.