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Calling All Artists

The Fine Arts Department at Bishop Luers is founded on the rich artistic traditions of the Church. Our nationally recognized art programs help students fine tune technical and performance skills, foster creativity, encourage cooperation, build confidence, and develop a lifelong appreciation for the arts.

Happening in the Arts

Spring Choral/Band Concert - Saturday, May 18, 2024

6pm in the BLHS Gymnasium, no cost to attend. All are welcome!

Show Choir Summer Camp - Tuesday, July 23 - Friday, July 26, 2024

9am-11am each day
Friday Performance at 11am, picnic lunch following
PreK-8th Grade Students
Cost: $50
Location: Bishop Luers High School
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Show Choir performance

Show Choir

Bishop Luers High School has a nationally ranked show choir and is home to the longest-running Show Choir Invitational in the nation! Director Kris Andorfer hosted the first ever 50th Show Choir Invitational in the nation at Bishop Luers this past Spring.

ISSMA State Show Choir Finalists (2010)

ISSMA State Show Choir Band Grand Champions (2010)


The Bishop Luers Performing Arts Theater Department, directed by Karlene Krouse, offers many ways for students to express their talent!

Bishop Luers has three productions per school year, a Fall Play, Christmas Musical, and Spring Musical. Audition times are posted in the Performing Arts hallway for students who want to participate. For those who do not want to perform, there are also opportunities to help as a stage crew member.

Spring Musical: Beauty and the Beast

Here are some recap photos from our 2024 Spring Musical!


The Bishop Luers Band does it all! Directed by Adam Hanke, students perform in a Christmas and Spring Concert each year, as well as at Pep Sessions. The Pep Band also provides music for football and basketball games.

Band Visits to Feeder Schools

The BLHS Pep Band visits feeder schools and performs several songs for students, including the BLHS fight song. Go Knights!

St. Cecilia Honor Band

Bishop Luers High School partners with Bishop Dwenger High School for our annual St. Cecilia Honor Band program! Students from both high schools meet for a day of instruction with professional musicians, then perform a concert in the evening. Check out this article from Today's Catholic to learn about a past Honor Band event: Fort Wayne Catholic high schools join in concert - Today's Catholic (

Band playing in gym


The Bishop Luers Art Program provides many ways for students to express their artistic talent. 2D Art, 3D Art and Graphic Design are offered as courses for students.

National Scholastic Art Award recipients

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Support Midwest Show Choir Invitational

HOME OF THE LONGEST RUNNING SHOW CHOIR INVITATIONAL IN THE NATION! Bishop Luers is proud to be the place where high school swing choir competition began more than 45 years ago...In January of 1975 the Minstrels, the swing choir at Bishop Luers High School, conceived the idea of organizing and hosting a swing choir contest.

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Show choir performing

Become a Show Choir Patron

Each Show Choir Member is required to fundraise $400 as part of their show choir fees. Monies raised supports the operating expenses of the Invitational and equipment costs for Show Choir.

Artwork of a girl

Fine Arts

Magical and amazing transformations will take place as you discover your hidden talents. You can build skills in art, even if you have never taken an art class before from instructional art to digital design.

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Jazz Band Playing


From beginning band, concert band, jazz band to the ukulele society, Bishop Luers has many opportunities for students to start and expand their instrumental talents.

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Grease Cast


The Theater Department performs two musicals and one dramatic play each year. Students have the opportunity to earn college credits in Theater has they attend Bishop Luers High School.

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Fine Arts

Kris Andorfer

Kris Andorfer, '10

Music & Show Choir Director
B.A., Indiana University

Adam Hanke

Adam Hanke, '11

Instrumental Music
B.S., Indiana University

Kristen Billingsley

Kristen Billingsley

Art Teacher
B.F.A., Miami University

Karlene Krouse

Karlene Krouse

Performing Arts Department Chair
B.M.E. Jordan Conservatory of Music, Butler University
M.S. University of Saint Francis