We will provide students with experiences that are challenging and exciting, taking Arts Education beyond the classroom. Student success in the Arts is fostered by providing innovative, cutting-edge programming in all areas of the arts. As a Paul A. Batiste Conservatory of the Arts, Inc. excellence in classroom experiences, internships, artist residency program and community-based arts agencies. With the enrollment projection and small class sizes, the students will receive ample individual attention, which is imperative in a quality Arts Education Program.
Director, Paul Batiste has taught at over 15 schools in New Orleans since 1978. Batiste is a state certified teacher, guitarist, composer, producer and flutist. In 1962, he and his family won first place in the St. Augustine High School Talent Show. In 1965, the family went to New York City for the Apollo Theater Show and won first place. His Mom and Dad had a vision for the arts.
WINNER OF THE CON BRIO FROM ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOLS
2007 WALMART TEACHER OF THE YEAR
B.A. DEGREE IN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC EDUCATION