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White Plains Public Schools

Fine Arts Department

Gary West                             
Coordinator of Fine Arts, K-12
550 North Street
White Plains, NY 10605
Phone: 914.422.2016
Fax: 914.422.2196
e-mail: garywest@wpcsd.k12.ny.us
Welcome and thank you for visiting the Fine Arts homepage for the White Plains City School District.  Here you will find information about the Music and Art departments for the White Plains City School District.  We believe Fine Arts Education is essential to the development of all students and we offer instruction in Music and Art for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.  We also have many opportunities for students at various levels to participate in dance and theater related activities.  Use the links to the left to navigate through the Fine Arts website, and thank you for visiting our homepage!  
Please visit the Fine Arts Calendar to find a list, by month, of all the concerts throughout the year.  The link is on the menu bar to the left.  Mark your calendars now - we look forward to seeing you at these performances!
Current News
Congratulations to seniors Julia Golden, Anna Lao, and Rosemary Maldonado for receiving scholarships from the White Plains Outdoor Arts Festival to support their studies at the college level.  All three will be majoring in Art or Film.  Julia plans to attend Parsons, Rosemary plans to attend Manhattanville, and Anna plans to attend Rhode Island School of Design.  The scholarships were announced at a press conference at City Hall, where Mayor Roach spoke about the importance of the arts in public schools and the strength of our program in White Plains.  We are so proud of our artists and scholars!
   Anna Lao    Mayor
The White Plains High School Mariachi group has recorded some selections to apply as a featured ensemble at the 2017 New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference, to be held in December in Rochester, NY.  Below are the recordings for your listening pleasure!!  
 Canta, Canta, Canta
Los Laureles 
Cielito Lindo