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Students Enjoy Jamboree and are looking forward to Father Ryan Game

Students Enjoy Jamboree and are looking forward to Father Ryan Game

August 23, 2013

After talking to some of the fans, students, and staff it is have a clear what the goals of the TSSAA Jamboree are, for whom it happens, and what "quarter a round" play is. Talking with Overton's student body president, and have a shocking interview with the head coach of Hillsboro's team. The jamboree is an event where teams in the same division play a quarter of a game each. “There are...

2013 Thor Johnson Prizes Announced

June 10, 2013

Filed under Music Performance Academy, News

Earlier in April, the 12th grade Nashville Symphony Orchestra League's Thor Johnson Prizes were announced, and John Overton High School graduate, Kaitlyn Edwards won a one of the four prizes awarded to graduating seniors. This is a highly competitive  scholarship and Kaitlyn's  award exemplifies the mastery level that students are reaching in the Music Performance Academy. Indeed, her accomplishments reflect the direction of the MPA goals and objectives. Kaitlyn Edwards plays Horn in F amoung other instruments and will be attending MTSU in the fall. The undergraduate  Thor Johnson awards were released earlier...

Athletes for the Arts – Where Two-a-Days Start Early

Athletes for the Arts – Where Two-a-Days Start Early

July 20, 2012

RCA's Studios' A and B epitomizes classical country music where artists such as Dolly Parton, Chet Atkins, and  even Elvis all recorded huge hits in either Studio A or B. Music Row is the epicenter of Music City, USA. When most students have decided the snooze button doesn't even exist for the next 2 months, there are at least eight John Overton Music Performance Academy students who have the ...

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