Office of Fine Arts

The Plainedge Music and Art program offers access to the rich education and understanding that the arts provide regardless of students background or talents.  Whether their interests are in Band, Orchestra, Chorus, General Music, Theory, Drama, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Photography or the Graphic Arts, there is something that will allow them to learn, grow and participate in the Arts experience.

What Students Should Know and Be Able to Do in the Arts:

  • Communicate at a basic level in the four arts disciplines – music, visual arts, theatre and dance. This includes knowledge and skills in the use of basic vocabularies, materials, tools, techniques and intellectual methods of each arts discipline.
  • Communicate proficiently in at least one art form.
  • Be able to develop and present basic analyses of works of art.
  • Have an informed acquaintance with exemplary works of art from a variety of cultures and historical perspectives and a basic understanding of the historical development of the arts as a whole.
  • Be able to relate various types of arts knowledge and skills within and across arts disciplines.
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