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Anthropomorphism Linocut Prints

Creativity is vital to a growth mindset. One of the ways Kirby nurtures creativity is by cultivating curiosity. Read more about our Visual Arts program. Recently, sixty-eight Art 1, 2, and 3 students created linoleum block prints to display at the… Read More »

Kirby sings at Davies Symphony Hall

Kirby’s Chamber Singers participated in the WorldStrides Festival of Gold in San Francisco, CA and performed at the Davies Symphony Hall. After receiving Gold or higher ratings in every competition over the last two years they were invited to attend… Read More »

Earth, Water, and Heavens: A Winter Concert

Kirby’s Winter Music Concert is a celebration of the holiday season and a showcase for talented musicianship. Our hardworking students create a festive performance for everyone to enjoy. Below is a song from our 2017 performance. Don’t miss our 2018… Read More »

Jazz Choir attends Cuesta Vocal Jazz Festival

Annually, Kirby’s Jazz Choir attends the Cuesta Vocal Jazz Festival, an educational performance event in San Luis Obispo. The clip below is from their 2017 workshop. Performing on a large stage in front of an audience of talented educators, music… Read More »

Choral Groups Awarded Sweepstakes

Congratulations Treble Choir and Chamber Singers for each winning first place and achieving a Gold rating at the WorldStrides OnStage Honolulu Heritage Festival! Both groups traveled to Hawaii over Spring Break (2018) to compete in the adjudicated choral event. Kirby’s… Read More »

Artwork Displayed at Symphony’s Family Concert

Artwork from 70 Kirby students hung on display on February 25th for the Santa Cruz Symphony’s Family Concert, The Orchestra Rocks!, at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. For the fine art project, design inspiration was taken from Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of… Read More »

Students Record Professional CD

“Lift every voice and sing,” wrote James Weldon Johnson nearly 120 years ago as a celebration song honoring Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Today, Kirby School Chamber Singers’ voices waft jubilantly through the halls of 425 Encinal Street as they rehearse their… Read More »

♥ Send a Singing Valentine ♥

Select from a variety of songs, and the Kirby Chamber & Treble Choir Singers will call a special someone in your life on Valentine’s Day and serenade them on Monday, February 13th or Tuesday, February 14th. Song Choices: Can You… Read More »

2014 Fall Play: The Laramie Project

By Verenise ’15 and Colby ’16 The Laramie Project On October 7, 1998 a 21 year old man was found beaten unconscious and tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming. His name was Matthew Shepard. He had a family, friends, hopes… Read More »