The visual (fine) and performing arts are an essential component of classical, Christian education. We are made in the image of God, who is the Master Artist. As such, the creation of and enjoyment of beauty is indispensable to us fulfilling our human nature. Beginning in Kindergarten, music classes meet regularly to learn the basics of music theory, performance, and to cultivate a love for the rhythm of numbers. In addition, a strings orchestra program runs throughout the curriculum further developing musical skills and appreciation.
Students also begin working on artistic skills of painting, drawing, and sculpting by studying the masters and imitating them. Through this combination of analysis and practice students are enabled both to know the history of the development of art and acquire the skills of creating beautiful works of art.