Arts

The Fine Arts Department at Cincinnati Country Day School provides a comprehensive arts program, Early Childhood through grade 12, to support the school’s commitment to superior education. Drama, music (vocal and instrumental), visual art, and literary arts enable students to reach their full potential and encourage them to experiment and to develop creativity. Student skill development is encouraged through the integration of production, aesthetics, history, and criticism. In addition, CCDS retains a close relationship with the Cleveland Museum of Art as well as other museums. Students from Kindergarten to 12th grade have explored the world's art collections through this 21st century medium.

Exposure to local, regional, and national artists through competitions; trips to museums, performances, and galleries; visiting artists and performances; and artists-in-residence programs all broaden students’ experiences within the arts.

Enrichment experiences for students in Lower, Middle, and Upper School have included performances by and visits to the following:

  • Cincinnati Opera
  • Playhouse in the Park
  • School House Symphony
  • SCPA Dance Ensemble
  • Cincinnati Art Museum
  • Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
  • Taft Museum
  • Madcap Productions Puppet Theater
  • Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Students school-wide can enhance their arts experience by participating in the following arts-related clubs, organizations, and activities throughout the school year:

  • Archive (yearbook) Club
  • Guitar (after school program)
  • Clay Club (after school program)
  • Instrumental (private lessons)
  • InWords (literary and visual arts magazine)
  • Ovations (drama)
  • Technical Theater
  • The Scroll (all-school newspaper)
  • Thespian Society (drama)
  • Vocal (private lessons)
  • Woodworking (after school program)

PRIVATE LESSONS

To learn more about registering for private piano, violin, and voice lessons, click here

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