Creative Arts

At Summit we believe the creative arts allow students to discover who they are and gain self-confidence along the way. 

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The Art of

Expression

The creative arts are means of communicating ideas, feelings, and solutions in a way other than verbally or written. The most gratifying part is that students know there is no one way to respond, interpret, or create. They know that their own way will speak volumes.

Students who may be having difficulties in other parts of the school curriculum may find an expressive outlet through the creative arts. The Arts can be a way to uncover creativity that may not be seen otherwise

Creating art enables students to make choices, solve problems, and build identity. At Summit School, there are a variety of programs available in which the students can engage their imaginations and express themselves in a creative environment: dance, drama, media, music and visual arts.

 

VISUAL ARTS

"Every child is an artist." - Pablo Picasso

The focus of the art program is on expressive art activities used purely as a way for students to explore, create, discover, and express their feelings and ideas. Through expressive art-making, student artists can experience a variety of media and materials as a means of finding ways to interpret their experiences. The art program provides exposure to various art techniques, styles, movements, and famous artists from both past and present inspiring each student to see that he or she is an artist with his or her own individual ideas.

Art Teachers

GIANCARLO ZERBINO

Art Teacher

gzerbino@summit-school.com

ANGIE MARCOGLIESE

 

Art Teacher

amarcogliese@summit-school.com

ANTOINETTE  LARICCIA

 

Art Teacher

alariccia@summit-school.com

Summit Art Gallery

 

MUSIC

"Where words fail, music speaks." - Hans Christian Andersen

The students get the opportunity to participate in activities that feature exploration on a range of instruments, musical interpretation using a variety of musical styles, singing songs, dancing and learning through movement, composing and recording, and creating and exploring through play. The music department often highlights the students in showcase and concert settings and occasionally goes into the community to learn about sound outside the school!

Music Teachers

ELIZABETH LANZER

Music Teacher / Department Head

elanzer@summit-school.com

AUBREYLYN ZAZYCZNY

 

Music Teacher

azazyczny@summit-school.com

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Podcasts

Songs

Summit Heroes 06-2018Artist Name
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Family Feud 06-2019Artist Name
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Hit the Road - 2016-02-1 (Bessie)Artist Name
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Summit Comedy Show 06-2018Artist Name
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Summit Radio: Ironman 12-2018Artist Name
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Superstitious 2016-02-10 (Cathy)Artist Name
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Summit Radio: Friends 09-2017Artist Name
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Summit Radio: Winter Story 02-2018Artist Name
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DANCE

 

"Dance is the hidden language of the soul." - Martha Graham

By using improvisation technique, incorporated into dance choreography, students have the opportunity to express themselves in a non verbal and creative manner. Students are exposed to various types of music and they explore the feeling and images it evokes in them, in addition to inspiring story lines that we can explore together. Using movement and choreography, in an amusing and stimulating environment, students build their attention skills, their ability to take direction, their self-confidence and have the opportunity to interact with each other, both in a verbal and non verbal way.

Dance Teacher

DANCE SPECIAL PROGRAM: Circus Outing

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DANCE SPECIAL PROGRAM: Theatre Outing

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MEDIA ARTS

 

"Remember, you're the one who can fill the world with sunshine." - Snow White

The media program seeks to take inspiration from the students’ own lives and expand them into a variety of projects using media and technology. Summit’s students tell their own stories in video, acting, or web-based projects that they write, storyboard, direct, and act in themselves. The media program also focusses on real issues facing our students and the different outlets of expression and communication that can be available to help them express and be heard.

Media Teachers

JESSE HEFFRING

Media Teacher

jheffring@summit-school.com

Liam Boucher

 

Media Teacher

lboucher@summit-school.com

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