Akins Early College High School Fine Arts Department
Akins Early College High School Fine Arts department has grown to be one of the largest and most successful Fine Arts departments in all of Austin ISD. At Akins the arts have always been an important part of student life as well as a key component to a student’s intellectual and creative growth. The Fine Arts programs provide every student with a foundational instruction in the arts, and develop the natural talents in those who have a special inclination for the arts. The overall objective of all the Fine Arts department is to continue to develop the whole child by empowering our students to succeed not only in Band, Choir, Dance, Orchestra, Theatre, and Visual Arts; but to provide them with the confidence to excel in many endeavors with the positive self-image developed through participation in the arts.
Artists strive to think outside the box, explore new ideas, and push the boundaries of their craft.
Creativity, Expression, and Mastery
Each musician contributes their unique talents to create a cohesive and balanced sound, fostering a sense of unity and collaboration.
Harmony, Innovation, Connection
Our voices infuses genuine emotion in performances allowing our them to express the feelings and stories behind the music we sing.
Harmony, Precision, Emotion
At the heart of dance is movement. Dancers use their bodies as an instruments to communicate with their audience and evoke feelings through performance.
Movement, Expression, Rhythm
Playing the guitar is a labor of love. Mastery of the guitar comes through dedicated practice.
Practice, Passion, Progress
Honor and celebrate the traditions passed down through generations.
Tradition, Passion, Authenticity
New Music Ensemble
Celebrating the beauty and power of music-making as a collective endeavor through cooperation and attention to detail.
Collaboration, Excellence, Expression
Working together as a cohesive whole, with everyone contributing their part to create a unified and powerful sound.
Unity, Precision, Artistry
Actors bring their own experiences and emotions to their roles while respecting the authenticity of the script.
Creativity, Collaboration, Authenticity