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Dessert Theater Launches Performing Arts Season

October 31, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Arts, Elementary School, Events, High School, Middle School
Dessert Theater Launches Performing Arts Season

The musical revue “A Night at the Movies,” held October 19, was the first Providence performing arts event under the direction of Matthew Roy. The Laudate Choir (3rd through 6th graders), Middle School Chorus, and High School Chorale—almost 75 students—presented an evening of choreographed group choruses, ensemble pieces, and solo numbers. For this year’s theme,… read more »

Spring Choral Concert Is Dedicated to Those Affected by Fire and Mudflow 

April 13, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts, Elementary School, Events, High School, Middle School
Spring Choral Concert Is Dedicated to Those Affected by Fire and Mudflow 

The Providence spring choral concert features the high school Chorale and Chamber Singers, the middle school Chorus, and the youth ensemble, Laudate, which includes children from grades 3-6. This year’s concert is dedicated to the families who were affected by the Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslides and debris flow. The stone walls of the beautiful… read more »

Providence Seniors Win Art Scholarship Awards

March 23, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Academics, Arts, High School, Uncategorized
Providence Seniors Win Art Scholarship Awards

Seniors Evan Boger and Mikaela Torres were awarded scholarships in the 39th annual art contest sponsored by the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. Both have studied with Providence art teacher James Daly throughout their high school years. In an award ceremony at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art on March 8, Evan was awarded the… read more »

“Make Up” Winter Concert – CANCELED

January 10, 2018 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts, Events, Student Life
“Make Up” Winter Concert – CANCELED

Due to the disruption of the tragic mudslides in Montecito, the Winter Concert originally scheduled for Friday, January 12, has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.   

Providence Artists’ Work on Display in Santa Barbara

May 22, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts, Elementary School, High School
Providence Artists’ Work on Display in Santa Barbara

Work by Providence’s talented student artists will be on display in two community venues this week. The upper school student art show runs through May 25 at Christ Presbyterian Church (36 E. Victoria Street). An opening reception for these fine artists is Tuesday, May 23, 3:30 pm – 6 pm at the church. All are… read more »

Fiddler on the Roof Performances May 18-20

May 12, 2017 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts
Fiddler on the Roof Performances May 18-20

Featuring Eric Smith as Tevye and Sarah Jane Robertson as Golde, the perennially popular musical Fiddler on the Roof tells the story of  a Jewish milkman in early 1900s Russia. As his three eldest daughters marry, each one moves further from the traditional ways. Tevye must cope with the loss of treasured traditions while facing… read more »

A Service of Lessons & Carols

December 2, 2015 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts, Elementary School, Events, High School, Middle School
A Service of Lessons & Carols

Friday, December 11, at 7 pm and Sunday, December 13, at 3 pm In what has become an annual tradition, Providence singers and musicians, joined by the Laudate Youth Chorus, and under the direction of Rebecca Leftwich Hodson, present a traditional Service of Lessons and Carols. The audience will enjoy many opportunities to join in singing familiar seasonal carols…. read more »

Les Miserables Performances May 14-17

May 8, 2015 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts, Elementary School, High School, Middle School
Les Miserables Performances May 14-17

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of sacrifice and redemption. Ex-convict Jean Valjean (John Butler) is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Jade Granada) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s (Katie Hodson) young daughter, Cosette (Tessa Miller), their lives change forever. … read more »

Juliana Cooper Turns Love of Art into Scholarship Award

March 26, 2015 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts, High School
Juliana Cooper Turns Love of Art into Scholarship Award

Words, letters, and numbers are challenging for Juliana Cooper, a current senior at Providence who has done well in the rigorous academic program despite the challenges of dyslexia. She’s always found individual expression and confidence in her artwork, and developing this strength has paid off. She was recently awarded the Amber O’Neill Honorary Art Scholarship… read more »

Four Providence Choral Ensembles Present Spring Concert

March 17, 2015 by Elaine Rottman | Posted In: Arts, Events, High School, Middle School, Uncategorized
Four Providence Choral Ensembles Present Spring Concert

The Providence spring concert features the high school Chorale and Chamber Singers, the middle school Chorus, and the youth ensemble, Laudate, which includes children from grades 3-6 from the Providence Lower School and the larger Santa Barbara community. The stone walls of the beautiful Trinity Episcopal Church will reverberate with a mix of choral music… read more »



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