Performing Arts

The performing arts department offers students a wide array of opportunities in vocal and instrumental music, dance and theatre, in an atmosphere where talents are nurtured. Students are encouraged to take risks and accept new challenges, and classes offered at all levels allow the students to begin new artistic journeys. In high school they begin to specialize if they choose. We hope to send students into the world as lifelong learners who embrace the arts with comfort and passion.

List of 9 members.

  • Photo of James Manning

    James Manning 

    MS & HS Technical Theater Teacher
    Vanderbilt University - Bachelor of Arts
    Bethel University - MAEd
    Started at USN: 2011
  • Photo of Doni Princehorn

    Doni Princehorn 

    LS Music Teacher
    (615) 321-8022
    Kent State University - BS
    Started at USN: 1980
  • Photo of Bakari King

    Bakari King 

    Middle School Theater Teacher
    Faulkner University - B.S.
    Started at USN: 2007
  • Photo of DaJuana Hammonds

    DaJuana Hammonds 

    Vocal Music Director
    David Lipscomb University - M.Ed.
    Fisk University - BS
    Started at USN: 2015
  • Photo of Kyle  Barboza

    Kyle  Barboza 

    University of Rhode Island - Masters of Music
    University of Rhode Island - Bachelor of Music
    Started at USN: 2015
  • Photo of Lillian Palmer

    Lillian Palmer 

    Lipscomb University - MA
    Birmingham-Southern College - BA
    Started at USN: 2018
  • Photo of Caren Lyons

    Caren Lyons 

    High School Dance Teacher
    Oklahoma City University - Bachelor of Performing Arts
    Lesley University - MA
    Started at USN: 2019
  • Photo of Jeffrey Goold

    Jeffrey Goold 

    Print Publication Designer/ MS Band Assistant
    (615) 277-7492
    Ohio University - BFA
    Started at USN: 1996
  • Photo of Marci Murphree

    Marci Murphree 

    Middle School & After School teacher -Dance
    MTSU - BA
    Southern Association of Dance Masters - Re-Certification
    Started at USN: 2007

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