Music & Art

Music & Art

St. Gabriel Catholic School and Parish support the recognition of the Arts as essential in the foundation of a basic education.

Music K-8
Students develop a knowledge base in the following elements of music:

  • Rhythm
  • Melody
  • Harmony
  • Style
  • Expression
  • Students master basic music theory and notation.
  • Students develop a knowledge base of basic vocal technique and performance.

Our music program is strongly based in vocal music, with concerts given in the school year. We offer a band program which includes individual
instruction on band instruments as well as guitar and piano for student in grades 5-8, and instrumental recitals.

Art K-8
Students develop a knowledge base in the following area of visual arts

  • Design
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Contrast
  • Sculpture
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Paper Art
  • Textiles

Students are exposed to a knowledge base of art history, cultural art and careers in art. Art education teaches visual literacy. Student art work is showcased throughout the school year and Middle school students participate each year in the Richfield Lion’s Club Peace Poster.