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VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

HSES Fine Arts seeks to instill an appreciation of the Arts as a lifelong pursuit by enhancing creative problem-solving abilities, focusing on project-based learning through individualized lessons and group work, and providing innovative programming to meet our student needs and interests.

FINE ARTS PREVIEW

 

December – Kindergarten Christmas Pageant

January - 3rd and 4th Grade Production

January - Homecoming Drumline Performance

February - Grandparents and Special Friends Day

February – Primary 4 Rodeo Round-Up

March – Primary 3 Sing-a-long

April – 1st and 2nd Grade Production

April - All School Art Show

May – Episcopal School Sunday

May – Middle School Production - Wonka, Jr.

May - Kindergarten Sing-a-bration

 

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Music, Theater and Arts
  • Choral Singing (PK3 - 8th)
  • Group Piano (3rd - 8th)
  • Drums (5th - 8th)
  • Studio Art (PK3 - 8th)
  • Theater Elective (5th - 8th)

Visual and Performing Arts Focus

Lower School
The Music curriculum encompasses a wide range of genres, ear training of rhythm, basic theory lessons and singing skills for both choir and theatre.
 
To enhance auditory and instrument skills, group piano is offered twice weekly during the second semester for all 3rd and 4th grade students.
 
Middle School
Musical objectives are taught through 12 weeks of group piano lessons for students in grades 3 - 8.  Students develop a basic knowledge of theory while fostering an interest in continued exploration of piano or other musical endeavors.  The curriculum is individualized for students of all levels of experience.
 
 

 

 
Primay and Lower School

Each grade level offers a musical production every year. The Kindergarten Pageant is considered the gem of the Lower School programming with a long-standing tradition at HSES.

  • Primary 3 Sing-a-long
  • Primary 4 Rodeo Round-Up
  • Kinder Sing-a-bration
  • Kindergarten Christmas Pageant
  • First and Second grade Musical Production
  • Third and Fourth grade Musical Production
Middle School

Students in grades 5th and 6th participate in a required Musical Theater elective.  Students in 7th and 8th grade may also participate in the Middle School production.  Auditions are held for speaking parts and all students are welcome to join the chorus.  In addition to performing for the HSES student body, parents and community members may purchase tickets for a Dinner Theater performance in early May.

Primary 3 through 8th Grade

Student art focuses on the principles of Art and Design, such as line, color, texture and rhythm, movement, unity and value. All lower and middle school students take part in Art and work with a variety of mediums including:

  • Acrylics
  • Printmaking
  • Oil
  • Pastels
  • Charcoal
  • Clay wood
  • Ceramics

Student artwork is displayed throughout the school hallways and digital media.  A School-wide Art Show occurs each Spring.

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