Akron School for the Arts

What is The Akron School for the Arts program at Firestone CLC?

  • A four-year college-prep program combining rigorous academics with sequential arts-intensive courses designed to develop advanced skills in a specific arts focus.
  • Enables students to position for successful entrance into college conservatory programs.
  • Requires enrichment experiences beyond the school day.

Why should I apply for The Akron School for the Arts?

  • Supports heightened comprehension of core academics using arts perspectives.
    Enhances personal cultural development in preparation for work in the professional world.
  • Supplies necessary arts rigor needed to earn lucrative college scholarships.
  • Promotes opportunities for community/career collaborations.

How do I apply for The Akron School for the Arts?

  • Learn more about this program by visiting the ASA webpage at firestoneclc.akronschools.com.
  • See “How to Make Application to ASA" on the ASA page.
  • Entrance is by audition/evaluation of current skill levels and depth of interest.
  • Music candidates should complete the ASA Music Theory Practice Exam available on the ASA webpage to help prepare for the music theory evaluation portion of the entrance audition. ASA Music applicants should also visit www.musictheory.net for additional resources/drills to ensure a successful evaluation. Please consult your public, private or religious music directors for additional support.

For more information, see the following documents on the ASA webpage:

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