The Sanderson High School Choirs have earned a reputation of developing singers with a passion for musical excellence dating back to the school’s opening in 1968. Currently, the Sanderson Choirs consist of Spartan Singers and Sandpipers. Members of the Sanderson Choirs also have many other opportunities which include small ensembles and solos. Our students are consistently chosen to be members of Honors Choir, All-Carolina Choir, All-State, Governor’s School, school musicals, and more! Our choirs have performed extensively across the state, country, and world. We enjoy singing for our community and appreciate all of the support given to us!Requirements to JoinSpartan Singers is open to all. Sandpipers is an auditioned, 10th-12th grade, advanced ensemble.
The Sanderson Band has a long history of excellence, dating back to the school's opening in 1968. Currently, the Sanderson Band program consists of the Marching Spartans, Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, and various other small ensembles, as well as annual performances with the Sanderson Theater Department in the spring musical. The band has performed extensively across North Carolina and the Southeastern United States in both marching band competitions and concert band festivals.
Requirements to JoinPrevious instrumental music experience and/or audition.
The Sanderson Orchestra is a growing string ensemble program. Currently, the group is multi-level, consisting of 9 - 12 grade students collaborating in the same class. More experienced students become leaders to mentor less experienced students. We perform Winter and Spring Concerts, various school events, participate in adjudicated solo and ensemble, and students have the opportunity to audition for Eastern Regional Orchestra and NC Honors Orchestra.
Requirements to Join
Previous instrumental music experience and/or audition.
Sanderson Theatre Ensemble
For audition and course information, please visit our website: WebsiteThe Sanderson Theatre Ensemble offers a variety of honors classes for students interested in both theatre and tech threatre, an international honor society (ITS), and two mainstage productions per year - Fall Play and Spring Musical.
The visual arts program at Sanderson has a long history of excellence. Students thrive learning foundational skills in design, technique, practice, problem solving and have opportunities to excel in advanced courses. You can view courses offered in the links provided as well as student examples and testimonials. We provide rigor and relevance in visual art and are highly adaptive to meet students' diverse learning needs. We value students as individuals and work to nurture positive relationships in our program.
- Sanderson High Visual Arts Course Offerings and Expectations
- SHS Visual Art Pacing Guides
- Open house and information about classes and expectations
Course Instructor and Department Chair: Ms. Tucker Gravatt: firstname.lastname@example.org