• 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

 

Subject Areas: Visual Arts and IB Art SL & HL

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.

 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

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!

 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.

 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

MHS Activities: Director of Fall Play, Class Play, Spring Musical and Outdoor Drama, Winterfest, Drama Club Advisor, and PLT Leader for Performing Arts.

Started At Millbrook: 2005

Drama Boosters

Mr. Kotzian attended East Carolina University where he was recognized as an outstanding senior in theatre and received the Meisner Acting Award.  He also won the Alby Award in acting from his native area on the Albermarle coast and is also a two time award winner of the Coast Player of the Year award.  Mr. Kotzian began his career at Millbrook in 2005 during its reconstruction phase and opened the current auditorium in 2006 with the Neil Simon production of Fools.  Since then, Mr. Kotzian has worked with the commitment to provide students with a professional theatre experience that not only prepares those who are interested in seeking careers in the entertainment industry, but also to give real world skills that can be used in virtually any job field.  Mr. Kotzian’s interests include camping, hiking, reading books about the zombie apocalypse, and listening to film scores.

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

 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.

Mr. Avery Payne

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Mr. Avery Payne

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

MHS Activities: Marching Band and Jazz Band Director

Started At Millbrook: 2018

Mr. Chris Hathcock

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Mr. Chris Hathcock

Songwriting and Music Production