Dance offers a comprehensive curriculum based on modern and ballet technique supplemented by improvisation, choreography, jazz, hip hop, yoga, Pilates, dance history, anatomy, nutrition, injury prevention, college and career preparation.
In addition to training with High Tech's professional faculty, students will also have the opportunity to study with guest artists and learn legendary choreography.
Dancers will have many opportunities to perform their own work as well as that of their instructor and guest artists throughout the year. At High Tech, dancers grow and develop their artistry and technique in an environment that is challenging, focused and supportive.
Music and Audio Technology immerses students in the world of contemporary music and audio production. In addition to traditional training in music theory, history, performance, composition, and instrument technique (the content), students are offered hands-on studio instruction in basics of MIDI composition, arranging, the elements of analog and digital recording, sound synthesis and live sound/stage production (the tools), with a focus on contemporary musicianship.
Based on college-level curriculum, the music courses at HTHS prepare students for rigorous post-secondary training.
Students graduate with the skills needed to pursue a professional career in music, including sight singing, keyboard proficiency, and an extensive knowledge of music history and its relevance to contemporary music styles.