Overview

Fine Arts

The art curriculum focuses on exploring and understanding the elements and principles of art, a variety of media, criticism, and aesthetics. Art from the Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic, Impressionist, and Modern periods is explored.

Music

The music curriculum offers two required music courses and elective courses in piano, guitar, band, string and handbell ensembles, concert choir, madrigal singers, and music theory. All students learn harmony, rhythm, meter, and tempo, and examine a variety of music and composers.

Music Academy

Starting in September 2015, SBA will offer a new program as an outgrowth of the traditional music studies curriculum.

Faculty

Courses

Art IV
Sister Susanne Matwiyiw
Music Theory II
Mr. Thomas Meany
FM63
Introduction to Drama
Mrs. Terry Dillinger
FD34
Introduction to Music History
Mr. Thomas Meany
FH33
Music Seminar
Mrs. Alexandra Penkalskyj
FS53
Art III
Sister Susanne Matwiyiw
FA74
Portraits: Study and Practice
Mrs. Elena Cipollla
FR34
Art for the Non-Artist
Sister Susanne Matwiyiw
FN14
Art I
Sister Susanne Matwiyiw
FA54
Art II
Sister Susanne Matwiyiw
FA54
Music in Our Lives
Mr. Thomas Meany
FO52
History of Popular Music
Mr. Thomas Meany
FH32
Piano Class for Non-Pianists
Mrs. Alexandra Penkalskyj
FP31
Elementary Piano Class
Mrs. Alexandra Penkalskyj
FP32
Guitar
Mrs. Alexandra Penkalskyj
FG11
Band
Mr. Alex Schmauk
FB12
String Ensemble
Mrs. Joanne Bates
FS12
Concert Choir
Sister Germaine Senita, OSBM
FC32
Madrigals
Sister Germaine Senita, OSBM
FM32
Music Theory I
Mr. Thomas Meany
FM52
Handbell Ensemble
Mr. Thomas Meany
FH11
Chamber Ensemble
Mr. Thomas Meany
FS62