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Performing Arts at Calhoun High School



CALHOUN-MEPHAM CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: Mr. Eric Vivelo, Advisor
Meeting Day: Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm, Fall: Mepham, room 120, Spring: Calhoun, Band Room

String ensemble of highly motivated orchestra students from Calhoun and Mepham, performing a varied repertoire of fun and challenging music. No audition required, but players must be able to learn music quickly and independently.

CALHOUN CHORAL PROGRAM: Mr. Sardo, Advisor
The Calhoun Choral Program (CCP) is the Bellmore/Merrick Central High School District's largest music program.
CCP Website


DRAMA: On Tour Company: Mr. S. Salerno, Advisor
Meeting Day: Monday to Friday, Room B167, 3pm

On Tour Company Web Site
Students from the district join together to share their interest in performance, production, and theater. The students participate either on stage or behind the scenes in each of the five productions held during the course of the year. Another part of "On Tour" is the Thespian Society, an international honors program, which students may join after acquiring points toward membership.


EXPRESS YOURSELF: Ms. W. Simson, Advisor
Meeting Day: Thursday, 2:30 to 3:30

Participants are chosen from the Calhoun On Tour program and paired as mentors for children in the Prep for Life Program. Express Yourself is a drama club that helps students improve socialization skills and is a form of drama therapy.