KIS students are encouraged to try something new, and many find the arts answer a desire to make and create.
The KIS music department fosters lifelong musical creativity and passion. Elementary music students respond to a range of engaging and exploratory music experiences. Secondary music students hone technical and creative skills, maturing as musicians. Large and small ensembles provide campus, regional and worldwide opportunities to forge international relationships through the language of music.
The KIS visual arts department nurtures students to challenge themselves to think critically and communicate visually. Art students practice Studio Habits of Mind, developing an array of skills applicable to variety of contexts. This foundation allows steady practice and exploration of advanced techniques and high-level ideas. KIS art students collaborate with one another and engage with the wider arts community.
The KIS theater department believes theater is living and relevant, cultivating both the autonomy and cooperation necessary to productive creativity. KIS theater students engage with a practical and challenging curriculum to develop confident self-expression. The KIS theater department provides a safe space and unique learning opportunities for all students to shine.