Theatre broadens my emotional spectrum and helps me find my true self amidst the many fictional characters
Middle School Drama enables students lớn explore physical và vocal expression through improvisational games và team building activities. Emphasis is on creating quality characters in student devised improvised scenes. Drama is a rewarding subject in that it allows students an opportunity khổng lồ enhance their presentational skills & grow in confidence performing in front of an audience. There are numerous opportunities khổng lồ perform not only comedy but also inspirational storylines lớn their peers and the wider school community, as well as dabble in creative writing, prop and puppet construction and even costume design. The skills learnt in Drama can be richly applied to art, choir, history, literature, music, physical education and much more!
High School Drama focuses more on the Theatre Practitioner và their role both on and off stage. Students will delve into the world of theatrical magic - acting, devising, designing & directing both mini theatre productions and solo performances. They will learn how khổng lồ delegate và make decisions on a creative, practical và theoretical level. Through the course of the subject, they will hone their skills in performance analysis lớn understand dramatic motifs & explore both the cultural & historical traditions of theatre throughout the world. Theatre as a subject enables students khổng lồ become more aware of the world around them & how they can express important issues in different creative contexts. Theatre allows students lớn broaden their skills in communication và organisation, essential if deciding to pursue tertiary education not only in the arts but truyền thông too.
Our Elementary SchoolBand is the starting point for many of our future middle schooland high school performers. We learn band instruments that we have not played before. We want making music to be fun as well as excellent. Making music is a lot of work, but we can have a lot of enjoyment along the way.In the spring semester we work on ensemble skills and perform for the first time as a full elementary school band. In the beginning our sounds can be quite a challenge khổng lồ listen to, but soon our sounds improve và we are making music. These skills will lead our elementary schoolBand kids into middle school Band & beyond.
Middle School Band is xuất hiện to experienced musicians in grades 6 - 8. It meets within the regular school day. Our middle schoolband is a place for all young musicians khổng lồ develop their instrumental skills in a fun environment. We work to lớn learn the basics of music theory and the details of great tone production và musicality.
High School Band is open to experienced musicians in grades 9-12. We currently offer both a non-auditioned High SchoolBand và an auditioned high schoolWind Ensemble. Both classes meet during the regular school day.
High School Band is the place where serious music và serious skills merges lớn make some serious fun! Both bands perform at the annual KAIAC Festival as well as concerts in both the Fall & Spring. Our award winning musicians audition for both our National Honor Ensemble and for the global AMIS Honor Festival.Our ensembles are known for excellence & excitement!
We also offer a High School Full Orchestra that includes musicians from the High SchoolBand & the high schoolStrings programs. We audition at the start of each school year. This class meets outside the school day one time each week.
The Suzuki program is the root of our strings program at SIS. Students learn to lớn play the Suzuki repertoire in unison and develop ensemble skills along with listening skills through group classes once a week during recess. Students perform in the fall và spring Suzuki Concerts và experience ongoing musical development throughout elementary years.
Middle School Strings provides students with the opportunity khổng lồ play in a string orchestra setting. We rehearse every other day and will run the entire year. Students perform in the winter and spring concerts as well in other music events. Basic playing techniques are reviewed & Intermediate techniques are introduced through a variety of scales, etudes and string orchestra repertoire. Musicianship is developed through various ensemble performances. In addition, students study music literacy, knowledge of music terminology, & music theory.
In high school, experienced string instrumentalists have the opportunity to participate in High SchoolStrings (non-auditioned string orchestra) and/or High School Symphony Orchestra (auditioned full orchestra.) Both classes thrive for excellence và enjoy performing various styles of music in a string orchestra/full orchestra setting. Through scales, etudes, chamber music, and various repertoires, students study & reinforce fundamental string techniques và musicality. Students have the opportunity to lớn audition for honor festivals (NHF, AMIS) và perform in the annual winter and spring concerts as well as in the KAIAC Large Ensemble Orchestra Festival.
The Junior Choir is a twice-per-week Ensemble run by Ms. Meininger & is mở cửa to any 4th and 5th grade student who loves singing! Students come during recess khổng lồ practice, và sing và perform throughout the year! These students are also eligible khổng lồ audition for the Korea Elementary Honor Choir Festival in March.
The Middle School Choirs are xuất hiện to any student interested in singing! With both beginning & advanced ensembles, students learn quality vocal technique, ensemble musicianship và reading skills. This is a great way for students khổng lồ gain vocal strength and confidence while working on important life skills like risk taking & teambuilding. Students are always involved in choosing the literature they sing - a purposeful effort to expose them lớn many different genres of music, as well as ignite intrinsic motivation và passion through singing songs they love!
Middle school students who are in choir are also given the opportunity khổng lồ perform throughout Korea và participate in Honor Festivals và competitions.
The High School Choral Department offers 6 vocal ensembles, covering virtually every type of literature from classical to pop music. No matter if a student is a beginning or advanced singer, there is a place for them to lớn thrive! We strive to ignite passion và give every high school singer the skills to lớn reach their goals, và succeed as a lifelong musician!
For students who are interested in a competitive element of singing, our advanced high school ensembles compete và perform both nationally và internationally each year.