Blanchet Catholic School offers several wonderful program in the fine and performing arts. Students can enroll in orchestra, choir and choose from a number of visual arts classes, as well as participate in mid high and high school drama. Choir, orchestra and drama performances are held in the school's beautiful Wiegand Arts Center. The Arts Center has been completely renovated in recent years and features a 275 seating capacity, in addition to a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system.
Blanchet is excited to offer Band to both mid-high and high school students. The band will perform for the Christmas and Spring Concerts. In addition, the Band may play for sporting events as well!
The choir is open to all students with a passion for singing. The choir sings at all school Masses, participates in music contests and festivals, performs at community events, and collaborates with the Blanchet band and orchestra to present two concerts annually.
Blanchet Orchestra is open to both mid-high and high school students of all playing levels. As a string ensemble, the Blanchet Orchestra performs a variety of literature throughout the school year, taking part in the school's advent lessons and carols, spring concert, graduation, and the occasional school mass.
Blanchet's mid-high drama program presents two plays per year, a drama or comedy in the fall, and a musical in the spring. Mid-high students can participate by enrolling in our drama elective.
High school students may choose to audition for one play and one musical that are held annually. Blanchet's drama department has an excellent reputation and has produced sold-out shows for productions such as “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Beauty & the Beast,” and “Wizard of Oz.”