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Fine Arts

Principles

The Fine Arts Department at KCD

  • Nurtures and develops individual creative expression and problem solving techniques.
  • Provides balance to the purely intellectual aspects of learning.

LS Music

  • Enhances aesthetic appreciation.
  • Produces a well-rounded, observant, articulate student.
  • Offers a breadth of curricular and extra-curricular art, music, and drama offerings for junior kindergarten through grade 12.

MS Production of Zink

Special Features

  • KCD's fine arts center includes a 400-seat theater and dedicated arts classrooms.
  • The KCD Fine Arts Academy offers after school arts classes as well as private and semi-private instrumental and voice instruction.
  • The Middle School Drama Society and Middle School Speech teams have both won numerous national awards, and upper school choral students are regularly selected for the KMEA All State Choir.
  • Madrigal performance

  • There are multiple performance opportunities in drama and music beginning in Lower School.
  • A state-of-the-art piano lab
  • The arts at KCD enjoy the support of the many parents and alumni in the Fine Arts Guild.
  • An annual Artist in Residence program that brings working artists to KCD to teach classes at all grade levels.
  • Upper school classes in graphic design and the role of technology in visual art.

US Art

Piano Lab