Performing Arts Student-Led Learning Reviews

To provide an authentic learning experience in the performing arts during Prep to Grade 5 student-led learning reviews,  students are invited to bring their parents to their performing arts classroom. There, you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of hands-on learning engagements in music, dance and drama.  Sessions will be on a drop-in basis only. No appointments necessary.

Ms. Benusa (Grades 1, 2, 3) – LLAC 816

Mrs. Butler (Grades 4, 5, 6)  – LLAC 613

Ms. Saunders (Prep, Dance Grades 1-6)  – LLAC 815

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Evening of the Arts!

Come on out and support the Arts at CDNIS – Upper School presents the Evening of the Arts on Thursday, April 11, 7PM in the Leo Lee Arts Center.

 

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Friday Fun in the Forum – February 22

Students in Grades 3-6 are invited to sign up for the FFF on February 22 by completing this form.

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Friday Fun in the Forum – November 23

This week, Friday Fun in the Forum will be FREE! Anyone interested in signing up in Grades 3-6, please access this document.

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Friday Fun in the Forum – October 26

 

G3-G6: Do you like to sing, dance, or tell jokes? Then join the PA department’s Friday Fun in the Forum performances at 11:10am-11:35am in the Forum on Friday, October 26. To participate, please fill in the sign up form. All participants must donate $20 in support of the DDD charity of the month. Can’t participate this time? More opportunities for FFF will happen this year, so start practicing!

 

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71st Hong Kong MUSIC Festival Registration OPEN

LS and US students interested in participating in the 71st HK Schools MUSIC Festival can find the forms here. Completed forms with payment to Mrs. Kimberly Butler (LS) or Ms. Jessy Po (US). Fees must be paid by cheque to CDNIS. The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday, October 2nd. For more information regarding fees for solo, duo, and group performances, please refer to the festival syllabus.

 

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Lower School Curriculum Nights


We will host the Lower School Curriculum Nights on Tuesday September 11 (Grades 1-3) and Thursday September 13 (Grades 4-6). Please click the links to access the details for each evening. For details on Chinese presentations, click here: Grades 4-6 and Grades 1-3.
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Lower School Solo Assembly Sign Up

Each year, students in the Lower School are invited to audition to perform in grade level assemblies. Students may prepare a short solo or small ensemble piece of no more than 3 minutes. This opportunity is optional and is a great chance for young musicians to exhibit the music making that they do outside of school!

To sign-up, please fill in the information on this form. Sign-ups are first come, first serve! Students may only sign-up to perform in an assembly for their current grade level. *Grade 4 students are only permitted to sign-up for their homeroom’s assembly date.* Please only sign-up for one date to give more students an opportunity to perform! Assembly dates will close two weeks prior to the performance or when they fill up!

Once the form is completed you will receive an email from a Performing Arts teacher regarding an audition time and location. If you have any questions please contact Kim Butler at kimberlybutler@cdnis.edu.hk

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Our First FRIDAY FUN IN THE FORUM is HERE!

*PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE – due to events scheduled at CDNIS, our first FFF will be moved from August 31 to  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th. Dress Down Day will also happen on Sept. 7.

Do you like to sing, dance, or tell jokes? Then join the PA Department’s Friday Fun in the Forum performances from 11:10am-11:35am in the Alan Dick Forum. To participate, please fill in the sign up form. Our first FFF is on Friday, September 7. All participants must donate $20 in support of the DDD charity of the month. Can’t participate this time? More opportunities for FFF will happen this year, so start practicing!

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Grade 4 Recorders Begins Tuesday August 28

Returning G4 students are reminded to bring their recorder to Performing Arts class on Tuesday, August 28.  They will be kept in the PA classroom for the duration of our music unit.

New G4 students will receive a recorder from Mrs. Butler during class on Tuesday.

 

If you have LOST your Recorder, a replacement can be purchased from Tom Lee Music stores across Hong Kong. We use the Yamaha YRS-23 Soprano German Recorder which is available there.

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