2017/2018 Funding Requests


We have pledged $XXXXX to support teacher funding requests for the 2017/2018 school year.  Requests are vetted by the Director of Fine and Performing Arts to determine whether they met our criteria and whether alternative sources of funding were available.  Thanks to generous donors, we are pleased to have been able to approve the following requests.


Artist-in-residency program for High School IB Theater students, including in-school classes
and student attendance at matinee of MTC performance.  
Requested  by Robert Willgoos, HS Theater Teacher

Manhattan Theatre Club Residency
$975


World famous band director Erik Morales to work with all MS bands on one of his compositions.   
Requested by Eric Mordhorst, MS Band Director

Band Composer Residency
$300


Sculpture Residency
$150

Sea Cliff sculptor (and NSHS alum) Maxim Schidlovsky provides week long in-class residency to support High School art students in fine tuning their pottery wheel technique.   
Requested by Sara Cano Black, HS Art Teacher
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Digital Camera
$447

For use by photography students at the High School. 
Requested by Sara Cano Black, HS Art Teacher
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Funding requests from past years...


Rental fee for performance space for year-end concert by the North Shore High School Madrigals.  Requested by Jared Berry, HS Choral Director
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HS Madrigals Concert Venue $350


Provide students with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform on one of the most iconic stages in the world. North Shore's student musicians will be the only middle schoolers to perform in this presentation that otherwise features high school students. Requested by Eric Mordhorst, MS Band Director  See more.

 

Carnegie Hall Performance
$775


Artist-in-residency program for High School IB Theater students, including in-school classes and
student attendance at matinee of MTC performance. Request managed annually by Michael Kleba, HS Theater Teacher
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Manhattan Theatre Club Residency
$1,160


As part of an interdisciplinary program with third grade classroom teachers and music teachers in Sea Cliff Elementary School to investigate with students ways to live 'green' this group of musicians, who make instruments out of readily available recyclable materials, will give two assemblies (K-2 and 3-5) that will include performances by students on instruments they made themselves. Requested by Ashley Hassett-Bordes, SC Music Teacher
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Bash the Trash Assemblies
$1,730


For a full list of years past funding requests - click here