Final Shows March 24th, 25th, 27th

Will be the undertaking of the Youth Shakespeare Workshop in 2017.

This project is perfect for all youth age 12-18 that love Shakespeare.

Rehearsals have been at the Community Center on Wednesdays 4-6pm during

January-March with the final shows  at 7 pm, March 24 and 25, and Monday the 27th


Please email Ellen Burns at bddgeorge@hotmail.com, with any questions,

or call Shauna at 801-756-9614 


Youth Theater Workshop

Willy Wonka Junior

Auditions for all youth ages 8-15  Friday, April 28 from 4-6 pm

 Highland City Community Center  5378 West 10400 North, Highland

Rehearsals at the Highland City Community Center

May — every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 — 6 pm and Saturdays from 10:30 — 1 pm

June and July — every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10 am — 1 pm (except for July 4th)

Performances — 7 pm Friday July 14th and Saturday, July 15th

with a 2 pm Matinee on Saturday

Cost:  $150 per student with $5 discount for multiple students in the same family  

Students will learn acting, singing and dancing techniques

for performing in a youth Broadway production

Questions ? CALL Kathy or Susie




Creative Kids Summer Camp coming this June!!

Baking, Painting, Art, Crafts, Music, Games and more. For more info email us at HighlandChildrensChoir@gmail.com


Affordable Summer Cheerleading Camp

for Girls age 5-12!! 

Full week of instruction in cheer, fitness, dance and performance. Pom Poms provided for each girl! Now accepting reservations for summer spots. For more information email us at karlychree9@gmail.com



Linda Howard’s ART SKILLS CLASS:

remember—-If it’s worth painting, it’s worth planning.

Learn how to see and simplify the visual so you can create strong vibrant compositions that

you will really enjoy.  We will be doing lots of hands on exercises that you can take home

as references.



Small pallet to mix on

Paper towels (Viva no pattern) or an old cotton sheet, cut in to small pieces.

         I usually bring a small grocery bag for garbage

Kneaded  eraser

Regular pencil and a charcoal pencil for quick sketching.

* Sharpie RED and BLACK

Odorless mineral spirit ( I like Gamaol ) Just something ODORLESS.

#4  flat Bristle brush

One sturdy support to tape down your 9 x 12 paper  (I supply paper) We have

        extra supports if you need  to borrow one.

Our focus in this class will be working in gray values from light to dark.( No need to bring 

your paint colors)

Light allows us to see colors on an object—-take away the COLOR and 

what you see are values.


Black and white oil paint so you can mix your grays

          ( I am bringing my grays that are in different values, in case to try them) 


 If you are using watercolor , just bring Panes Gray or Black .

I think an opaque color will give better coverage. Bring in your usual supplies.


Please bring in an example of an artist’s work that inspires you.  What is it about

the art that draws you to it?



See you there. Linda



We are also excited to add to our Arts Council group a quilt guild.  Please watch the website for more upcoming information and schedules of workshops and quilt shows.  

Staring in June at the Community Center



Native American Flute Circle

A Native American Flute circle for experienced and beginner flutists

will be held on the last Wednesday of each month starting February 22

at the home of Ron Stutz, 11184 North 5500 West in Highland.  

To register call Ron at 801-201-4815 or email: rstutz@connect2.com

If you have a flute, bring it with you or loners are available.  

These flutes are easy and fun to play for serious of casual flutists.  

Anyone is welcome.



Highland City 

Group Guitar Lessons    
Ages 10+ (Adults welcome too)

Starts Tuesday Jan 3rd- 6 week sessions (50 min classes)-
$75/per student each session ($5 off if more than one family member participates)
Beginning Classes taught by Kelly Gummow,

Intermediate Classes taught by Cayden Ottley

Beginning #1 – (Beginning basics: proper position, tuning, chords, chord changes, basic tab, rhythms, strumming patterns, and fun/contemporary songs)

Beginning #2 – (More strumming/chords, introductory fingerpicking, notes on the first three strings, and more great songs)

Beginning #3 – (Accompaniment skills, introduces some classical style, more advanced note reading & tablature and songs!)

Intermediate # 1 – (Improvisation skills, pentatonic scales, advanced rhythms, chord progressions) building blocks for electric guitar skills

Intermediate #2 – (Continuation of skills in Intermediate #1)


Tuesdays at the Highland Community Center
$75 per session (5378 W 10400 N, Highland, UT 84003)

Session 1 – (Tuesday Jan 3 through Feb 7)

            3:30-4:30 – Beginning #2,   Intermediate #2

            4:30-5:30 – Beginning #1,   Intermediate #1

Session 2 – (Feb 21 through March 28)

            3:30-4:30 – Beginning #3, Intermediate

            4:30-5:30 – Beginning #2, Intermediate




January Events at the Community Center


Hamlet will be the undertaking of the Youth Shakespeare Workshop in 2017.  This project is perfect for all youth age 12-18 that love Shakespeare.  Rehearsals will be at the Community Center on Wednesdays 4-6pm during January-March with the final shows on Friday, March 24 and Monday, March 27.  Come audition with any Shakespeare monologue at 4pm on Wednesday, January 4.  Tuition for all three months is $45.  Please email Ellen Burns at bddgeorge@hotmail.com with any questions.


Utah Valley Chamber Orchestra will will starting up in January.  Please check the web highlandcityarts.org for details

Arts Classes:

Kids Art Camp on January 9 at 3 pm at the Community Center.  Registration is $10.  Art Camp will occur every first Monday of the month until May.

Kids Art Class on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Mondays of every month.  $10 Registration.  

Adult Watercolor Class on Monday Mornings at 10 am until noon.  Registration is $12 a week.  Sharon Cannon is the teacher for this class.  Sharon is an experiences watercolor artist and excellent teacher.  

Friends of Art Group will meet on the 2nd and 3rd Weds of every month at 11 am at the Community Center.  On January 11, we will have a special guest artist, Sharon Cannon, who will share some of her art and experience with us.  We know this will be a wonderful presentation and invite anyone interested to attend.

Chime Choir will resume on January 9 at 3:30 pm at the Community Center.  The director of this class is Paige Ericksen.  Please check out the website for further details.

Childrens Choir will resume in January.  Please check out the dates and times on our website.  KeriLynn Lenhardt is the director of this choir, and can I just add that we have an amazing Childrens Choir that we can be mighty proud of in Highland!

Highland Choral Group will meet on Tuesday evenings at 8 pm.  Kathy Jolly is the director of this choir.  They recently performed with the Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra.  It was definitely a WOW!

Any question, please feel free to check our website highlandcityarts.org or call Shauna 801-756-9614



Sharon Cannon’s Watercolor Class

Started on  Monday, September 12.  This class is an ongoing watercolor class and different techniques will be taught each Monday.  Cost $12 a class.  10 am to Noon.  The first class Sharon will teach how to paint wonderful watercolor skies.  For a complete list, please check the website at highlandcityarts.org or call Shauna with questions or to register  801-756-9614

Supply List

Board to back your paper

Pencil and Eraser, sketch book or notebook

water container

Good paper, good watercolors, brushes of your choice

Bring your supplies and learn a new technique each Monday.  We will not complete a painting but we will practice skills which will start students on their way to a painting.  This is an idea of what we will be doing which may or may not be in this order, according to demand.

Desert skies, cloudy skies, autumn trees, aspen trees, pine and evergreen trees, negative space, texture and value on rocks, water in a quiet river, water reflections, waterfall and rocks, perspective on barns, old roads and foliage, old cottage, foreground plants, basic portrait, ocean waves.



Friends of Art Group will be meeting on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of every month.  The 2nd Wednesday will be a guest artist and the 3rdWednesday will be a project day, where you can bring your own project to work on and potluck lunch.  Call Corene Bennett with questions or to register in advance.  Everyone welcome.





We are now filling spots for our 2016 Fall/Winter Highland Teen Chime
Choir.  Spots are limited, so we will fill our group in the order that
calls or emails are received.

Come RING with us.  Chime choir is open to kids 12-16.  Previous piano
lessons or music experience are helpful, but not required.

To reserve your spot, call Paige at 801-830-0927, or email

Hand chimes are laid out like piano keys, with each person responsible
for just the few notes in front of them. Hand chimesoffer a unique
opportunity to learn music and teamwork together. While each ringer has
only certain assigned notes, he or she must learn to depend on, and be
dependable to those who ring all the other notes! Students learn to feel
rhythm, timing, watching a director, sensing movement and listening
carefully. There is no instrument to rent or buy, and no outside
practicing required, since the chimes cannot come home with the
students. Every ringer is vitally important. Students must commit to
being at rehearsals and performances on time.

We will rehearse at the Highland City Arts Building,
Mondays 3:30-4:30, starting August 29.

There is an *$**80****participation****fee****per****semester, ($70 for
each additional sibling) plus a $15 registration fee due at the time of





We are pleased to announce the formation of a new Highland community choir, Highland Choral Arts. We have been fortunate to enlist the talents of Cathy Jolley, a renowned conductor.  This will be a yearlong choir with performances in the spring and Christmas season, with adjournment over the summer months.


Practices will be held at the Highland Community Center (old city office building, 5378 W 10400 N, Highland, UT 84003) Tuesdays from 8-9:30 pm.  A brief voice check will be done with each member to determine range, choir suitability, and section assignment.  You will NOT need to come with a prepared piece.


This will be a non-profit choir with yearly dues of $100 to offset music, venue rental, accompaniment, and conducting costs.  We anticipate a choir of up to 80 members.


Our first practice will be March 1 at 8 pm with voice checks starting at 6:30 pm. Please sign-up for a voice-check time at this link.


For further details or questions, please contact one of the following committee members:


Michael Jemmett        801-664-6063

Annalise Eccles          801-358-1707

Kristi Chase                801-420-0176

Linda Jemmett           801-953-5381



Painting Day at the Community Center

Monthly, second and third Wednesdays starting Jan 12th, at  10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

We will paint together and visit.  Bring any project you want to work on.

Questions call Shauna at 801-756-9614 or Dawn Miller at 281-795-1021



Friends of Art


We are always looking for new members and you can contact Corene Bennett at 801-768 9643 for further information or to register.

MEETINGS, 2016 — Twice Monthly
Starting September 14, 2016  @ 11 am
Guest Artist, 10:45–1 pm (Come early so we can start at 11).  Workshop, 11–2pm:  choose your project & potluck lunch.  Also considering Museum tours.              
Membership Policy:  $25 a year, September through May OR $5 a month OR $3 a meeting(visitors: first visit is free, then pay a membership fee)


Questions:  Call Corene Bennett 801-768-9643 or Jo Sudweeks 801-756-9717 

Art Council Chairman of the Board — Shauna Larson 801-756-9614 or highlandcityarts@gmail.com



Also, we are displaying art from local artists in the lobby of the Highland City Hall.  Please stop and see the great talent we have right here in our own community.