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'Sound and Color'emerge at Scappoose High School

Art gala and concert showcase talents of students

SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: NICOLE THILL - The Scappoose High School jazz choir performs for a the crowd during the Sound and Color art gala and concert. Two other choirs from the high school also serenaded crowds, Wednesday, April 6.The artistic talents of students at Scappoose High School were on display during an art gala and concert, titled “Sound and Color,” held Wednesday night, April 6.

The visual arts and music education teachers at Scappoose High School teamed up to host a student-focused art night featuring the work of more than 100 high school students.

While some artwork was showcased in a large glass display inside the high school’s main entrance, other pieces were exhibited on a long table for closer inspection. Items on the table were auctioned off, with the proceeds of the sale benefiting the art club.

A small sampling of potted plants was also donated for the silent auction, and a donation-based dessert bar was set up at the event.

During the showcase, the school’s jazz choir, chamber choir and all-female ensemble, the Belladonnas, performed for the crowds.

SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: NICOLE THILL - Two women admire the work of Scappoose High School students displayed inside a glass case in the cafeteria. Art teacher Heidi Keith helped select pieces for the display based on work students completed for class.

SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: NICOLE THILL - Attendees bid on pieces of artwork created by high school students. The pieces auctioned were created by different students, while several were group projects crafted by the art club.