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Fine Arts Festival: CLICK HERE to view art by our talented students!



It is a goal of the Music Department to reach as many students as possible and to create an appreciation for the arts in a well-rounded student. Through new experiences, and exciting performances, we continue a tradition and growth of talent.

Concert Band meets every day during school. The concert band runs like a standard wind ensemble, and
includes all grade levels and all playing abilities. We perform several concerts throughout the school year at RB, community events, and other local schools. Anyone interested, advanced or beginner, is encouraged to sign up for Concert Band.

Chorale and Chamber Choir meet every day during school. Students work on personal vocal technique as well as working in an ensemble. Several performances take place during the year at RB, community events, and local schools. Chamber Choir is for anyone interested. Chorale is an auditioned group for more developed singers.

RB3 is an after-school ensemble. This collection of our best players includes all the different types of performers we have. RB3 plays the widest variety of “pop” music; from 70’s classic rock to modern Top 40 pop. RB3 performs at each home football game with an exciting new show every Halftime, as well as other athletic events, concerts at RB, and local community events. In our age of digital pop music, RB3 is our cutting edge, modern rock ensemble.

The Drama Guild is a long-standing tradition here at Roger Bacon and is comprised of students who have a passion for theater, whether on the stage or behind the scenes. Students in any grade may join at any time, no experience required! Each school year will be comprised of one fall play, one spring musical and monthly Guild meetings. Other opportunities may include volunteering, fundraisers and extra performances! All performances are held in the Carole Dauwe Fine Arts Center.


Concert Band


Chamber Choir

Guitar I and II

Piano I

History of Rock

History of Broadway

Music in Film

Intro to Acting and Stage Acting

Theatre Production

Stage Directing

Music Production


Music Theory



Art Courses provide students with opportunities to practice analytical thinking and creative problem solving, honing skills necessary for the 21st century. Through a variety of courses, students are introduced to the processes, ideas, and functions of different art disciplines.


Introduction to Studio Art

Drawing and Painting I and II

3-D Art I and II

Photography I and II

Graphic Design

Studio Art Portfolio

Advanced Placement®

AP® Studio Art

NAHS: Students who have shown an outstanding ability, apply to Roger Bacon’s National Art Honor Society (NAHS). NAHS strives to aid members in attaining the highest standards in art scholarship, character, service, and to raise awareness and visibility of art in their school and community. Students take monthly field trips to experience all Cincinnati has to offer to the arts.

Art Club: Students seeking an opportunity to experience art beyond the classroom meet twice a month to create fun, collaborative works of art that are installed in the school.

Click Here for more details on all the activities of the entire Fine Arts Department

For detailed information on our course offerings, please refer to our CURRICULUM GUIDE HERE.

“The Fine Arts are an integral part of Roger Bacon. Not only is the Fine Arts Center literally at the center of the school, but we strive to offer different electives to reach every individual student of RB. Through performance opportunities in and out of school, a full year of concert events, gallery and competition opportunities, and real-world experiences out in our community we are constantly providing experiences as diverse as the multitude of emotions that art can convey – proving that “Art” is at the center of every SpARTan.”

Mr. Joe Montgomery Fine Arts Department Chair

Department faculty

Mr. Joe Montgomery

Fine Arts Department Chair, Band Director 513.641.1300 15666 Send a message

Mr. Aaron Hugenberg

Fine Arts Department 513.641.1300 Send a message

Ms. Cindy Foley

Fine Arts Department 513-641-1300 12635 Send a message

Ms. Kate Stuard-Neal

Fine Arts Department 513.641.1300 15788 Send a message