The Arts in Briarcliff Manor Schools are an essential component for the development of the whole student. Participation in, and appreciation of the arts better enables each individual student to develop and apply the skills and knowledge necessary to become a productive, creative and innovative member of society.
The Departments of Performing and Visual ARTS at the Briarcliff Schools offer an outstanding curriculum for students K through12 with further opportunity to explore college level courses. We provide an educational experience that is intellectually stimulating, aesthetically enriching and personally relevant. Our programs provide opportunities for all students to explore their creative potential, develop critical standards and demonstrate their skills, while framing these goals within an inspiring, historical and cultural context. We strive to cultivate in our students a lifelong appreciation of at the arts, offering guidance to students of all levels as they meet their individual objectives.
The Briarcliff Performing Arts program offers a variety of arts learning and performing experiences.
Recent graduates of our Arts programs, majors and non-majors alike, have gone on to prestigious colleges and conservatories to continue creating and performing. Several of our graduates pursue careers in Dance, Film, Theater, Music Education, Jazz Studies, Music Performance, Music Composition and Song Writing.
Each school year, Briarcliff Arts students present winter and spring concerts, a fall drama production, a spring musical production, staged readings, and a spring dance concert. Many of our Arts students also participate in other community, county, state and national opportunities for exploration, creation and performance in the Arts.