The mission of the Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts is to prepare students for academic and performing arts excellence. We expose our students to classical as well as contemporary music. We have beginning and advanced orchestra, vocal, dance and drama as well as art classes.
We have two annual productions each year starting with our Winter Concert followed by our Spring concert in May. Our students have performed ‘Annie’, ‘West Side Story’, ‘The Wiz’ as well as other Broadway productions. Our students have traveled through out the country competing in several regional competitions. We have won numerous awards for 1st place in the Walt Disney World and Cedar Point Music in the Park musical competitions.
Winans Academy has also traveled to Vatican City, Italy; Munich, Germany and Paris, France. Winans Academy students receive approximately $100k in free private music lessons in a public school setting.