The middle school art curriculum revolves around a historical perspective of art through the ages, and its connection to other subjects. Student projects demonstrate an understanding of periods from the prehistoric age to the modern age. Students also are exposed to other artistic options, such as portrait, landscape, luminary lettering, Micrography, and cartooning.
The middle school music program revolves around audiation, analysis and musical influence. Classes are largely structured around original class performances, and students have the opportunity to participate in the Ezra Academy Choir, where they will further pursue the reading of musical notation, basic ear training, and healthier singing techniques.
Our lower school students work on various projects that relate to Jewish holidays, and their science and social studies units. They work on landscapes and still-life pieces, and study various famous artists and their techniques. Students work in several different mediums, including paint, pastel, charcoal, clay, and mosaic.
Lower school music involves a progression of musical skills and experiences. These skills include musical kinesthetic learning, percussion, rhythmic notation, pitch notation, and original composition and performance. Students are also exposed to various instruments and composers, coupled with field trips to musical performances.
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