marin school of the arts


Winning Weekend for MSA Theatre and Music



Theatre wins top awards at Ohlone Festival, Jazz Choirs, Bands score high at Santa Cruz Festival Over 150 Marin School of the Arts students fanned out across Northern California March 18th and 19th to share their talents and represent Novato High School in two major festivals. Forty-seven students, coached by MSA Theatre Director Rodney Franz, choreographer Devin […]

MSA Teacher Earns Major Honors



Glenn Corey named Outstanding Educator by nationally renowned groups, His Product Design Class a national teaching model NHS/MSA Teacher Glenn Corey has been selected by the California League of High Schools as an “Outstanding Educator” in the region. He was honored Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the Olympic Club in San Francisco as one of a select group of […]

New MSA Music Teacher has Many Talents



Musician and teacher Ari Gorman is a perfect fit as new director of the MSA Classical and Contemporary Music programs; he’s a professional musician in both musical styles who comes to the position from the Miramonte High School music program in Orinda. “I decided a while ago that if there was a full time music […]

MSA Theatre wins major awards in two separate competitions across the Bay Area



Young Frankenstein wins Rita Moreno High School Musical Honors; Gabriel Cowger wins $10,000 Beach Blanket Babylon Scholarship Marin School of the Arts at Novato High School had a huge night Monday, June 1, with theatre students winning major awards in San Francisco and San Jose.  Senior Gabriel Cowger won the Beach Blanket Babylon $10,000 college […]

The 2014-15 MSA Revue book has arrived!



Hundreds of images featuring students creating and performing can be found in MSA’s year-in-review. The MSA Revue is 52-pages with sections for each MSA program showing students working in class, performing and creating, as well as all of the year’s major performances and events. From the Big Band Dance to Showcase to Soirees, it’s all here and can be yours for […]

Cinematic Arts student earns full scholarship to Academy of Art University



MSA Cinematic Arts student Duncan Frost has been awarded the Academy of Art University’s Presidential Scholarship, which includes four years of tuition worth $100,000 to the respected private arts school in San Francisco. Rebecca Delgado Rottman, AAU Vice President for Community Relations and Governmental Affairs, (pictured at far left) presented Frost with the award at the 5th Annual […]

Divine Wine and Food Extravaganza: An Exceptional Evening Benefiting MSA



The 2015 DIVINE WINE & FOOD EXTRAVAGANZA presented by Academy of Art University and the Harbor Point Charitable Foundation (HPCF) is gearing up for an unforgettable evening and fundraiser featuring world-class wines, mouth-watering cuisine, great auction items and special entertainment by talented MSA students. Proceeds will benefit MSA’s programs. Presenting sponsor, Academy of Art University […]

Catch Great MSA Performances at NHS



You don’t need to go far or wait long to find outstanding entertainment with the two major MSA productions premiering this weekend April 24-26 by MSA Dance and Theatre. The MSA Spring Dance Concert kicks off its 3-night performance series on Friday, April 24, at 7pm in the Novato High School Old Gym. The space has […]