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Mr. Joel Duarte

Mr. Duarte is in his 8th year as a choral director in the Grand Prairie Independent School District. He graduated from Wayland Baptist University with his Bachelors in Music Education. He is currently working on his Masters in Music Education at Southern Methodist University. He brings a wealth of experience to stage through producing his own choral productions, participating in and placing in National Association of Teachers of Sing Competitions, as well as traveling the globe performing with the Dallas Symphony Chorus. He has served as a guest clinician for honor choirs performances and preparatory clinics for Contest and Festivals.

Stay in the loop w/VM: Our 2023-2024 Yearly Recap!

Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy Vocal Music has had an incredible 2023-2024, and we couldn’t have done it without your support! Even before the school year officially started, our students, with your encouragement, showed their dedication to our program by attending summer music camps to prepare for the coming year, performing at the GPISD Rangers […]

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GPFAA Vocal Music’s Spring Show May 17 @ 7pm & May 18 @ 5pm – “World Vision”

GPFAA Parents, Caregivers, Friends & Family, Teachers & Staff, GPFAA Vocal Music Presents 2024 Spring Show – “World Vision, A GPFAA Vocal Music Tour” As a way of celebrating our 11th year, Vocal Music will be performing pieces from all around the world. As we have done in years past, our high school students have

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Vocal Music Guild Silent Auction at 2023 GPFAA Family Christmas Concert

Thank You, Silent Auction donors!  Your gifts are vital to helping GPFAA Vocal Music Guild, a 501c3, continue our important work of building and sustaining a distinguished and nationally recognized singing program. All proceeds from this year’s Family Christmas Concert Silent Auction benefit Vocal Music Guild’s Graduating HS Senior Scholarship Fund. 2023  Silent Auction list

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GPFAA Family Christmas Dress Rehearsal Sunday, Dec 10, 2023

Vocal Music Parents, Guardians, and Students, This article will give you information regarding the Dress Rehearsal! Who: All Vocal Music MS & HS Students What: GPFAA Family Christmas Dress Rehearsal – Jazz Ensemble & Vocal Music When: Sunday, December 10 (required for all MS & HS singers) Where: Gateway Church 2404 N Carrier Pkwy Grand Prairie 75050 Time of Rehearsal:  ALL

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GPFAA Family Christmas Concert Mon, Dec 11, 2023 @ 7pm

Vocal Music Parents, Guardians, and Students, This article will give you information regarding the CONCERT! Who: All Vocal Music MS & HS Students What: GPFAA Family Christmas CONCERT – Jazz Ensemble & Vocal Music When: Monday, December 11, 2023 (required for all MS & HS singers) Where: Gateway Church 2404 N Carrier Pkwy Grand Prairie

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MS/HS Gift Basket Items For Silent Auction Due Wednesday, Dec 6

Parents, Guardians, and Students, At our upcoming Family Christmas Concert (scheduled for Mon, Dec 11, 7 pm at Gateway Church), GPFAA Vocal Music Guild will host a Silent Auction Fundraiser. All proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Vocal Guild’s newly established Graduating Vocal Music Senior Scholarship Fund. We are asking for small items from each

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Booth/Vendor Information – 2023 GPFAA Fall Festival

Calling all Vendors! The 2023 GPFAA Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 28, at the track next to Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy. Booth space is available first-come, first-serve, based upon booth application and booth rental payment.  Deadline For Booth Space: Friday, October 20, 2023 Reserve Booth Space:  fill out online links below (depending on vendor

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