Arts

Performing and Visual Arts at Seabury

 

The choral, theatrical, and visual arts curricula recognize a division between the Middle School program, which seeks to create student interest in the arts in a safe and supportive environment, and the subsequent Upper School program, which offers more advanced and specialized study. 


In sixth grade, students are introduced to each of the fine arts in rotation. In grades seven and eight, students take one academic quarter of each division of “CHAD” (Computers, Health, Art, and Drama); Art and Drama courses are part of the Fine Arts sequence.  All students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades are required to take Choral Music; Ensembles meets every other day, alternating with Physical Education. In Middle School Choral classes, students are taught basic technique and method as they learn to perform and to appreciate music. Middle School Visual Arts, Theatre and Music courses develop interest, confidence, focus, good work habits, and a foundational understanding of the subject.  In the ninth grade Visual Arts course, students build on prior study, reviewing and reinforcing the elements and principles of art introduced in seventh and eighth grades.  Ninth grade Theatre initiates a serious study of performance criticism and acting method and technique.  Upper School Choral Ensembles continue to hone student skills with more challenging compositions and continues to stress technique and music theory. In preparing students for college study, the advanced curricula for Visual Arts, Theatre and Music increase the level of sophistication in production and criticism and narrow the focus on specific artists, styles, and media. 

category:
month:
year:
view:
iCal: iCalendar Format
RSS: RSS Feed
July 2020
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
     
1July 1, 2020
2July 2, 2020
3July 3, 2020
4July 4, 2020
5July 5, 2020
6July 6, 2020
7July 7, 2020
8July 8, 2020
9July 9, 2020
10July 10, 2020
11July 11, 2020
12July 12, 2020
13July 13, 2020
14July 14, 2020
15July 15, 2020
16July 16, 2020
17July 17, 2020
18July 18, 2020
19July 19, 2020
20July 20, 2020
21July 21, 2020
22July 22, 2020
23July 23, 2020
24July 24, 2020
25July 25, 2020
26July 26, 2020
27July 27, 2020
28July 28, 2020
29July 29, 2020
30July 30, 2020
31July 31, 2020