All St. Ann Catholic School students participate in art and music class each week. Our students participate in the St. Louis Symphony Picture the Music Contest, as the choir at our all-school Liturgies, and take frequent field trips to The Sheldon Concert Hall and local musical productions.
St. Ann Catholic School students:
- actively witness the Catholic faith by participating in various school and community art projects and service projects.
- act on the basis of creative, independent thought to solve the art problems.
- organize and create an artwork through an understanding of the elements and principles of art.
- understand and apply media and use techniques and processes in a skillful manner.
- recognize the connections between the different disciplines through cross curricular art projects.
- learn responsible citizenship through cooperative use of the art space and materials.
- demonstrate understanding of the visual arts in relation to history and culture.
- reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others.
- choose and evaluate a variety of subject matter, symbols, and ideas.
- develop and apply musical skills to perform and communicate.
- communicate through musical improvisation.
- effectively comprehend and notate written music.
- show appreciation for a wide variety of music reflecting various time periods, settings and cultures.
- acquire a variety of skills to listen to, analyze, and describe music and musical performance.
- recognize relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts.
- participate in musical performance.
- participate in the Liturgy, applying their gifts in sung prayer.