Kathryn Andersen, our Music Curriculum Specialist from The Juilliard School, visited DCIS this October to meet and work with our staff and students.
Click here to see the youtube video of the event.
Kathryn is a violinist from Pittsfield, Massachusetts. She received her Masters Degree in Music from The Juilliard School and her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Harvard University. Kathryn has worked as a professional violinist both nationally and internationally. Kathryn is also a dedicated teacher and has served as a Teaching Artist through the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall. She taught in New York City public schools in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Staten Island. Kathryn also spent six years as a violin and viola instructor.
Kathryn is also one of the amazing Juilliard team who are populating the Juilliard Creative Classroom with fabulous specialist resources for our staff and students to work with. Kathryn will be visiting us 3 times this year and helping us to embed the curriculum. Watch out in the next weeks as we launch more about the embedded arts curriculum.
Do ask your children about their music class. This term the Juilliard-Nord Anglia Performing Arts Programme will include the following themes and repertoire:
- ‘The Instrument as Soloist’ with J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BMV 1009
- ‘The World of the Orchestra’ with Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op. 67
- ‘Improvisatory Music’ with Thelonious Monk: Blue Monk
- ‘Music That Tells a Story’ with Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Follow the video links below for an introduction and more in-depth information on The Juilliard-Nord Anglia Performing Arts Programme.