The Fine Arts Department in the Middle School helps students discover inner talents while connecting with peers through visual, musical, and theatrical art.

ART
The Currey Ingram Academy Middle School Art Program fosters student curiosity and self-expression through artmaking. Students develop an understanding of the elements of art as they explore a variety of media.   The Middle School Art Program includes historical references as well as cultural examples worldwide. Student work is showcased during the Fine Arts Celebration.

MUSIC
The Currey Ingram Academy Middle School Music and Video Technology Program fosters student curiosity and self-expression through the creation of music and video. Students develop an understanding of the elements of music as they explore a variety of musical forms, including classical music, jazz, rock music and world music. The Middle School Music Program links music to world cultures and historical periods. Student performances are showcased during the Fine Arts Celebrations

PHOTOGAPHY
The Currey Ingram Academy Middle School Photography program focuses on the history of photography and its impact through hands-on activities. Students develop an understanding of compositional techniques, editing software, and the many forms of photography.  Student work is showcased during the Fine Arts Celebration.

THEATRE
The Currey Ingram Academy Middle School Theatre Program covers all major disciplines that make up the theatre. Students develop an understanding for acting, movement, voice, and improvisation by participating during in-class performances and the MS Fine Arts performances. Participation in middle school theatre allows students to gain confidence and an appreciation of theatre including directing and technical skills.

COURSES OFFERED:
  • Art (5th-8th grades)
  • General Music (5th grade)
  • Band (6th-8th grades)
  • Choir (6th-8th grades)
  • Music Tech (7th grade)
  • Video Tech (8th grade)
  • Theatre Tech (8th grade)
  • Photography (8th grade)
  • Intro to Theatre (7th)
  • Performance Theatre (8th)
  • Middle School Rock Band is an after-school program. The band performs at Bandfest in the fall and in the spring.

ARTS FACULTY


Elizabeth Banks
Middle School Theatre


Sharon Burns
Middle School Music


Grace Mitchell
Middle School Art

"We encourage students to find their own style and voice by creating artworks of personal significance. We appreciate the styles of yesterday to discover how it can be modified to suit the artists' intention and vision. Art is approached with curiosity and the acceptance that perseverance is the key to mastery."

Currey Ingram Academy

6544 Murray Lane
Brentwood TN 37027
Main Office: (615) 507-3242
Admission Office: (615) 507-3173
Lower School Office: (615) 507-3200
Middle School Office: (615) 507-3185
Upper School Office: (615) 620-6256
Diagnostic Center: (615) 507-3171
School Nurse: (615) 507-3177
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About Us

Currey Ingram Academy is an exemplary K-12 day and boarding school that empowers students with learning differences to reach their fullest potential. Since 2002, the school has been located on an 83-acre campus in Brentwood, Tenn., just miles from Nashville and Franklin. Families from 33 states and eight countries cite the school as their primary reason for moving to Middle Tennessee.

Currey Ingram Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancEd/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).