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Architecture at the Fine Arts Center
Architecture at the Fine Arts Center
Music at the Fine Arts Center
Jazz Studies at the Fine Arts Center
Dance at the Fine Arts Center
Dance at the Fine Arts Center
Visual Arts at the Fine Arts Center
Visual Arts at the Fine Arts Center
Architecture at the Fine Arts Center
Digital Photography at the Fine Arts Center
Architecture at the Fine Arts Center
Creative Writing at the Fine Arts Center
Visual Arts at the Fine Arts Center
Visual Arts at the Fine Arts Center
Architecture at the Fine Arts Center
Architecture at the Fine Arts Center
Music at the Fine Arts Center
Percussion at the Fine Arts Center
Creative Writing at the Fine Arts Center
Architecture at the Fine Arts Center
Dance at the Fine Arts Center
Dance at the Fine Arts Center
Digital Filmmaking at the Fine Arts Center
Digital Filmmaking at the Fine Arts Center
Recording Arts at the Fine Arts Center
Recording Arts at the Fine Arts Center
Music at the Fine Arts Center
Strings Chamber Music at the Fine Arts Center
Theatre at the Fine Arts Center
Theatre Performance at the Fine Arts Center
Music at the Fine Arts Center
Jazz Studies at the Fine Arts Center
Recording Arts at the Fine Arts Center
Theatre Prodcution and Design at the Fine Arts Center
Visual Arts at the Fine Arts Center
Visual Arts at the Fine Arts Center

Announcements

The Fine Arts Center Application is Now Open!

Students in grades 8-11 may now apply to the Fine Arts Center for the 2022-2023 School Year


Please click on the button below to access the admissions page. 

Read all directions carefully.  

You must meet all deadlines - no extensions will be given. 

You must check your email and communicate in a timely manner.  

Best of luck to all of our applicants! 

APPLY NOW

If you have questions about the application process, please contact the Instructor of the area where your student is applying. Contact information is available on the website.

For technical support or general audition questions, please call our Main Office - (864) 355-2550.


Holiday Art and Craft Drive

Please consider donating new and unused art and craft supplies to the Fine Arts Center.  Help us make the holidays special for the over 600 children who are in the Greenville County foster care system.  Items can be dropped off at a collection box in our main entryway.

Foster Care Drive


Congratulations to Steve Watson!

Congratulations to Fine Arts Center 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year: Mr. Steve Watson! Steve was chosen by a panel of his peers to represent the FAC, and we cannot think of a more deserving educator to receive this honor.

 


Steve has been the Director of Jazz Studies at The Fine Arts Center since 1990. He graduated from Newberry College with a BA in 1974 and The University of Miami (Coral Gables) with a MM in 1977. Steve has performed all over the world. He was a member of The University of Miami Concert Jazz Band that toured Switzerland, Cyprus, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia. From 1978 through 1984, Steve was a member of The Bruce Hornsby Band. After moving to Los Angeles, he became a studio guitarist for television, movies, and records. His credits include Hill Street Blues, Magnum PI, The A-Team, Hunter, Hardcastle and McCormick, Riptide, Murder She Wrote, LA Law, Big Business, Simon and Simon, Quantum Leap, The Young Riders, Sonny Spoon, The Greatest American Hero, Young Guns, Trains, Planes and Autos, Sixteen Candles, Rhinestone, Dragnet, Dr. Detroit, River Rats, Into the Night and The Dolly Parton variety television show. He has also recorded commercials for Coors, Budweiser, 7-11, Acura, Honda and Toyota. Steve was an adjunct professor at The University of Southern California from 1981-1990 and lecturer at The University of Miami from 1977-1978.


Application and Audition Timeline

Mark your calendar!  Please note our Application and Audition Timeline.

  • Recruiting and Information Sessions at GCS Middle and High Schools – September through mid-December

  • Application Opens in BackpackDecember 1, 2021

  • Application Closes in Backpack  – January 20, 2022

  • Pre-Screening Material Due - January 27, 2022

  • Notification of First Round Results, Invitations to In-Person AuditionsFebruary 11, 2022

  • In-Person Audition WindowFebruary 26 - March 12

  • Notification to students of results in BackpackMarch 28


COVID-19 Information

GCS Information on COVID-19

Quarantine Rules