• Fine Arts Information

Fine Arts Teachers

 Joshua Davis

Phone: (919) 850-8787

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Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Art Education from Appalachian State University

Joshua Davis

Department Chair

Subject Areas: Visual Arts and IB Art SL & HL

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MHS Activities: The Tempest

Started At Millbrook: 2009   

The Tempest            

Mr. Davis was born and raised in the rural community of Cokesbury, just outside of Henderson NC.  He attended Appalachian State University as a North Carolina Teaching Fellows where he graduated with honors, achieving a B.S. in Art Education.  His artistic interest and focus of study were in drawing and painting.  He has been teaching Visual Arts here at Millbrook since 2009 and has experience teaching Beginner Art classes through Advanced and AP Art classes and Visual Arts classes for our IB Diploma Program.

 Eddie Adams

Phone: (919) 850-8787

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Degrees and Certifications:

Appalachian State University and East Carolina University

Eddie Adams

 Subject Area: Vocal Music

MHS Activities: Mixed Chorus, Chorale, Women’s Chamber, Madrigals

Started At Millbrook: 2009

Chorus Boosters

Eddie Adams, a native of Snow Hill, NC, is a graduate of Appalachian State University in Boone, NC where he obtained degrees in Music Education and Music Performance. His primary teachers were Dr. Stephen Hopkins (conducting) and Dr. Joseph Amaya (voice). Mr. Adams completed a Masters Degree in Choral Conducting at East Carolina University under the tutelage of Dr. Dan Bara (conducting) and Dr. Louise Toppin (voice) Mr. Adams currently serves as the director of choral activities at Millbrook High School in Raleigh where he conducts the school’s four choirs, prepares the vocalists for the annual spring musical, teaches AP Music Theory, and facilitates the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program for music. In addition to working at Millbrook H.S., he is the director of music at St. Giles Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, NC. Mr. Adams is also an active clinician, having worked with choirs throughout North Carolina. He is a member of the Music Educators of North Carolina and the American Choral Directors Association.

Ms. Ariana Cruz

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Ms. Ariana Cruz

Subject Areas: Dance Program Director

Started at Millbrook: 2019

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Mr. Everett Edwards

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Mr. Everett Edwards

Subject Areas: Technical Theater, Theater Arts I

MHS Activities: Technical Director for Fall and Spring productions

Started At Millbrook: 2018

 Chris Hathcock

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Chris Hathcock

Songwriting and Music Production

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 Jan Johnston

Phone: (919) 850-8787

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Degrees and Certifications:

B.A from North Carolina State University, MAEd from Virginia Commonwealth University, NBCT

Jan Johnston

 Subject Area: Visual Arts

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MHS Activities: Photography Club

Started At Millbrook: 2014

Photography Club

Ms. Johnston grew up in Raleigh, NC and taught in local high schools and middle schools until moving to VA to pursue a Master’s degree. While at VCU she worked with student teachers and as a project manager on an arts and assessment grant based in Doha, Qatar, where she still teaches in the summer. Ms. Johnston’s favorite media are watercolor, batik and mixed media. She loves to travel, enjoys sports (GO PACK!) and is very excited to be part of the faculty here at Millbrook High School!

 William Jung

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William Jung

Subject Area: Chamber and Concert Orchestra, Orchestra Program Director

Started at Millbrook: 2018

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 Danny Kotzian

Phone: (919) 850-8787

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Degrees and Certifications:

BS Theatre Education, East Carolina University

Danny Kotzian

Subject Areas: Theatre Arts and IB Theatre SL & HL

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Started At Millbrook: 2005

Drama Boosters

 

 Collin Moody

Phone: (919) 850-8787

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Degrees and Certifications:

BA Arts Education, Magna cum Laude from Meredith College 2002

Collin Moody

 

Subject Areas: Visual Arts and Sculpture

MHS Activities: Sculpture Teacher, Art club Advisor, International Festival Art Chair

Started At Millbrook: Fall 2008

Ms. Moody was born in Raleigh. She graduated from Saint Mary’s High School and Meredith College. She has taught in Wake County for 5 years, 3 of those years working at Cary High School. She is a local artist and enjoys working with students of all ages. Her true artistic passion is for drawing and painting, and teaching others how to enjoy life through Art.

Mr. Avery Payne

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Mr. Avery Payne

Subject Areas: AP Music Theory, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble

 

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MHS Activities: Marching Band and Jazz Band Director

Started At Millbrook: 2018