The LASA Fine Arts program mission is to provide students with opportunities to grow personally, to develop their skills and talents, to form relationships with others, and to contribute to something bigger than themselves.

Our programs allow students a place to express themselves artistically and aesthetically in supportive classrooms, ensembles, and organizations. Band, Choir, Dance, Guitar, Piano, Orchestra, and Theater classes include students from LBJ & LASA. Our art students produce and create beautiful works of art in both 2D and 3D and many students participate in the annual VASE competition. Our performance groups have an outstanding reputation in the district, region, and state.

LBJ & LASA Fine Arts

Present Stand by Me

April 2020

Although we find ourselves in uncertain times without the ability to gather, we continue to find ways to come together and encourage others to do likewise. We are with you, standing by.”

Our team of teachers came together virtually to create this video message for our students and staff. We believe strongly that in times like these, it's incredibly important for people to express themselves, to create works of beauty, and to share themselves with each other and the world, in whatever ways we can.

Combined Fine Arts Department

  • Deric Lewis - Featured vocalist (Choir, Piano, AP Music Theory)

  • Paige Edwards - Choreography, visual production (Dance, Yoga, First Ladies Director)

  • Ponder East - Music production, arrangement, tenor saxophone (Dept Chair, Band, Jazz Band, Professional Musician)

  • Herbert Washington - Choreography (Color Guard Instructor and Consultant)

  • MJ Driscoll - Chef Extraordinaire (Theater Director)

  • Robert Bart - Art "Stand By Me" (Art Teacher)

  • Heather Butler - Art "Flower Goddess" (Art Teacher)

  • Jessica Fisher - Art "Doodle" (Art Teacher)

  • Elizabeth Hewitt - Art “Stand By Me Jags” (Art Teacher)

  • Andrew Corral - Violin (Orchestra Assistant Director, Professional Musician)

  • Rylie Harrod - Cello (Professional Musician)

  • Brian Mayer - Trombone (Director of Bands)

  • David Lester - Guitar (Guitar)

  • Luzvic Backstrom - Bass (Director of Orchestras, Professional Musician)

  • Dr. Chris Lizak - Percussion (Band Director, Professional Musician)

[audio production on Garage Band - video production on iMovie]