The Arts

Kingsmead College - the artsKingsmead College has an active and progressive Arts Department, which provides a variety of activities in which the girls can participate. We strive to find a balance between enjoyment and excellence and encourage our girls to participate actively in all on offer:

Culture:


Annual Production, Public Speaking, Debating, Dancing, Art Club, Inter-House Arts (including Art, Drama, Music and Dance)

Music:

Individual Instrumental Tuition (at parents’ cost):

Classical & Contemporary Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute (& piccolo, alto flute), Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Brass, Classical & Contemporary Guitar, Drum set, Voice.

Group Music:

Choir, Chamber Choir, Wind band, Flute Ensemble, String Ensemble, Marimba Band.

Ample performance opportunities allow girls to perform regularly, e.g. annual SASMT Festival, National Eisteddfod, external examinations such as TCL, ABRSM and UNISA, competitions and the Johannesburg Youth Orchestras.

In collaboration with Lovemore Music and Yamaha, Kingsmead hosts an annual Orchestra and Ensemble Festival for Senior Schools to provide a platform for young musicians to perform together and to promote ensemble playing.