NUS HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC & ART DEPARTMENT
Every student in NUS High to become aesthetically-inclined and world-ready youths for the arts.
Cultivating in every learner to acquire musical and visual literacy for better appreciation.
The Arts have always served as an important means for the fundamental human needs: for communication, for emotional and for cultural expressions. The Arts constantly allow us to discover who we are and our unique identity. It not only nurtures and shapes aesthetic sensitivity but also develops social, intellectual, physical and mental abilities in an individual. In short, the Arts enlightens our thinking, enriches our spirits and our lives.
The NUS High School Music & Art Department aims to develop artistic (music and visual) literacy to our Math & Science students. To nurture in them the basic artistic competencies and aesthetic sensitivity for better appreciation. We aim to strive for excellence within the limits of their individual capabilities; artistic understanding and awareness that enable them to enjoy a meaningful journey, not only for the present but also in the future. We hope to cultivate in them a lifelong interest in the arts with positive values and attitudes.
1. To promote awareness and cultivate values, basic artistic competencies and aesthetic sensitivity for EVERY STUDENT through the Aesthetic Appreciation and Department Programs.
2. To nurture TRACKS and MAJORS by challenging their creativity and potential to the fullest through formal, informal and enculturation settings (three levels of teaching transmission) through department curriculum and program.
The following otcomes and rewards as a result of these experiences here at NUS High are as follows: