Arts Enrichment

    • Arts Enrichment
    • Arts Enrichment
    • Arts Enrichment
To encourage passion and discovery, FCDS Arts Enrichment allows students to participate in some of their favorite activities and grow their talents right on campus. 
Forsyth Country Day School promotes the idea that the arts are an essential component of each student’s education. That's why we offer Arts Enrichment.

At this time, Arts Enrichment is open to FCDS students only. 

Our Programs

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  • Private Music Instruction (Children and Adults)

    Beginner and proficient musicians can benefit from our Arts Enrichment offerings of private music instruction. Our instructors are professionally trained in their areas of expertise. Instructors seek to tailor lessons to fit the needs of each student and encourage musical appreciation along the way.
    Private music study is available for children and adults. Private lessons may be taken in increments of 30, 45 and 60 minutes. Students will have the opportunity to perform in our Spring Recitals.
    Our calendar follows the Forsyth Country Day School academic calendar. Scheduling will be determined by the instructor and family availability. If you have any further questions please email or call Patrick Schell at 336-945-3151 ext. 407.
  • Suzuki Violin

    Suzuki Violin Method was developed by Dr. Shinichi Suzuki in Japan and is music education that is modeled on the way students naturally learn language fluently at a young age. It is often called the “mother tongue method” and “talent education.” Dr. Suzuki believed that what is called “talent” is actually a product of environment and education. Parental involvement is key to the success of this approach, so parents will need to be available to participate. The emphasis in beginning lessons is on developing a good ear, good posture, and good rhythm. Reading music begins as soon as these components are in place and reliable. Our Suzuki violin program is headed taught by Corine Brouwer. Corine is a Suzuki trained violinist who is the Concertmaster of the Winston-Salem Symphony. She has extensive teaching experience in both Suzuki and traditional methods. She offers both individual and group instruction in violin.

    For students rising K-4 for the class and private lessons. Preschool 4s eligible for private lessons.
  • Piano Pals

    This class is taught by Margaret Wages, and is specifically for 4 year olds and kindergarten students. Piano Pals is a multi-faceted introduction to musical concepts, focusing on singing, movement, and exploring the piano.

    Rooted in the belief that music is for everyone and the scientific findings that early exposure improves everything from attention span to reading skills to motor development, Piano Pals immerses children in the idea that music is simply a part of life, something we all can experience, enjoy, and create! All new students must start at Level I before progressing. 
  • Dance Classes

    FCDS Arts Enrichment offers a dance program in the Lower School Arts Building taught by Kari Anderson.
    Save time and money by signing your child up for dance classes here at your very own on-campus Arts School!
    Our calendar follows the Forsyth Country Day School academic calendar. If you are interested in one of our dance classes and would like to know more about a specific class, please email Kari Anderson.
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  • Dance Team

    The Dance Team is a collection of award-winning both solo and group performers, choreographed by Kari Anderson. Because being on a successful competitive team requires dedication and commitment, students must first audition with Kari to qualify for the team.Those who are accepted into the Dance Team must do the following:

    • Enroll in Ballet class
    • Perform in every competition (every competition is mandatory)
    • Perform in at least one group number during competition
    • Schedule and attend a rehearsal Thursday or Friday after school
    Dance team will attend three regional competitions between February and May and one National Finals. Email Kari Anderson for more information or to set up an audition.
  • Community Opportunities

    FCDS Arts Enrichment offers opportunities for arts education for adults and children in our surrounding community. Students of all ages and backgrounds can register for any one of our programs, be it private music lessons or ballet technique.
    For more information about classes offered please email or call Patrick Schell at 336-945-3151 ext. 407.
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  • Refunds

    We regret that we cannot refund registration fees once paid. In the case of class changes or absences, family vacations, or illnesses, private lessons will have make up lessons. However, makeup classes will not be available.
    Please contact Patrick Schell at 336-945-3151 ext. 407 or email.
We are constantly looking to improve and expand our program. If you are interested in other classes or programs that are not currently offered, please let us know! Send suggestions to Patrick Schell by email or call 336-945-3151 ext. 407.
Forsyth Country Day School (FCDS) is a private, college preparatory, independent school for preschool through high school located in Lewisville, NC, just outside of Winston-Salem. Students benefit from a challenging academic curriculum, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.

Non-Discrimination Policy: Forsyth Country Day School is committed to administering all education and employment activities without discrimination based on one’s race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.