Arts Spotlights

Upcoming events:

UMS-Wright Piano Recitals ~ Saturday, May 13

55 UMS-Wright students will perform in piano recitals on campus this Saturday!  

Lower School students in the on-campus studios of Mrs. Jennifer Smith and Mrs. Susan Kirkland will join Middle School students in the studio of Mrs. Donna McLain to perform spring concerts at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.

The public is invited.


Summer Arts Camps

Summer Photography Camp

Open to rising 4th - 6th grades

June 19-22

Click here for more information and registration.



Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Musical Theatre Camp

Open to:  Rising 6th, 7th, and 8th UMS-Wright students only

Monday-Thursday, July 10 – 13 

plus Saturday, July 15 trip to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival production

Click here for more information and registration. 


UMS-Wright Concert Band scores again!

Congratulations to UMS-Wright Concert Band members who garnered superior ratings in the Alabama Bandmasters' Association 2017 Solo & Ensemble competition.  

Kudos as well to Band Director Mrs. Melissa Jokerst.  

Preston Alford – Superior
Max Block- Superior
Isabelle Hooks- Superior
Justin Littlefield- Superior
Dalton Turner (Baritone)- Superior   
Dalton Turner (Tuba)- Superior
Preston Alford and Carolyn Jones- Superior
Caroline Block and Ellie Moore – Superior
Caroline Block, Reagan Jokerst, and Ellie Moore- Superior
Will Burton and Dalton Turner – Superior
Sarah Kane and Rob Wingate- Superior
Justin Littlefield and Matthew Taylor- Superior


Congratulations to the Wright Singers and the Pawcapellas who earned all Superior ratings

at the Alabama Choral Association assessment.

Choral students perform under the direction of Mrs. Meredith King.


Kudos to members of the Middle School Drama Club

who competed at the Alabama Youth Theatre Festival in Montgomery:

Solo Acting

Cecile Brown, 1st place Novice; Chaney Scott McCorquodale, 2nd place Varsity; Rebekah Chappell, honorable mention Varsity 

Duet Acting

 Cate Courtney and Claire Johnson, 2nd place Novice; Grace Lyons and Isabella Rocconi, honorable mention Varsity

Solo Musical

Breleigh Joiner, 1st place Novice; Chaney Scott McCorquodale, 2nd place Varsity

Students performed with the direction of Ms. Diane Maisel and Mrs. Meredith King.





2016-2017  Season


Writing a Will Can Be Murder  September 28-29
"Let's Eat" (4th grade) October 14
Jungle Book (5th & 6th grades) October 17 
Wright Revue November 16
"We Give Thanks"  (K5) November 18
Band & Chorus Holiday Concert  December 8
"One Crazy Night Before Christmas" (3rd grade)  December 14
Lower School Chorus Holiday Concert December 16
Annie (Middle School Drama Club) January 26-28
Arts Hall of Fame  February 2
"Safari"  (2nd grade) February 3
"Squirm"  (1st grade) February 17
Beauty and the Beast  (Theatre Guild) March 23-25
Lower School Chorus Spring Concert March 29
Wright Players Spring Showcase  April 12 
Band and Chorus Spring Concert April 20


Mrs. Laura Roberts
Arts Director
Arts Center Manager




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