Maximize your child’s talents at Gilmour Academy, where we provide an outlet and a stage from which our students express their authentic voices.
Whether they aspire to a career in performance, enjoy the arts as a pastime or simply wish to try something new, our diverse courses and extracurricular activities give Gilmour Academy students from 18 months to 18 years the opportunity to discover and express their unique voices.
In addition to electives and extracurricular activities, drama and music are incorporated into the curriculum at the Lower, Middle and Upper School levels, giving students of any background or talent the opportunity to explore, create and perform.

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  • Lower School

    • Toddlers (18 months- 3 years) take Music & Movement and creative expression is incorporated daily.
    • Students in Kindergarten - Grade 6 perform in Christmas and spring concerts. They learn an instrument at each grade level, receive formal vocal instruction and can participate in chorus. Sixth graders participate in the Middle School band.
  • Middle School

    • During the Middle School’s performing arts block, students have the option to choose band.
    • Students perform two concerts a year, at Christmas and in the spring.
    • Middle Schoolers present a musical each spring. All students participate, either on stage or behind the scenes. A recent performance was Disney's “The Lion King Jr.”
  • Upper School

    • Students choose from a variety of electives including Pops Ensemble, acting techniques, play directing and production, and set design and scene painting and many more.
    • Student productions include two main stage productions each year. Recent performances were Disney's “Descendants” and “Seussical.”

ENCORE Chamber Music

The premier summer chamber music festival and institute, ENCORE Chamber Music, calls the Gilmour Academy campus home. Founded and directed by outstanding violinist and Gilmour graduate Jinjoo Cho ‘06, the organization’s mission is to “empower, nurture and inspire young classical musicians through the unlimited exploration of musical interpretation and collaboration.”

Mailing Address

34001 Cedar Road, Gates Mills, Ohio 44040
phone: (440) 473-8000

Campus Addresses
An independent, Catholic, coed, day and boarding school in the Holy Cross tradition. Toddler-Grade 12.