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 Montessori, Lower, Middle and Upper School levels, giving students of any background or talent the opportunity to explore, create and perform.

Performing arts instruction includes:

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  • Montessori Program

    • Music & Movement
    • Drama
    • Kindermusik for Montessori
  • Lower School

    • Instrumental and vocal instruction
    • Middle School Band (sixth graders play alongside the Middle School band)
    • Experiential Trips
      • Annual class trips to either Colonial Williamsburg or New York City engage students through this interdisciplinary study of the arts.
    • Extracurriculars
      • Choir
      • Gilmour Singers
      • Individual Music Lessons
  • Middle School

    • Concert Band
    • Theater Arts
  • Upper School

    • Gilmour Pops Ensemble
    • AP Music Theory
    • Digital Music I & II
    • Audio Engineering
    • Technical Theater
    • Acting Techniques
    • Advanced Acting & Directing
    • Discovering Shakespeare Through Performance
    • Extracurriculars
      • Drama Club
      • Music Mentors
      • Music Ministry
      • Competitive Speech

ENCORE Chamber Music

We are proud to announce:
Beginning summer 2016, the premier summer chamber music festival and institute, ENCORE Chamber Music, will call 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.”
For more information or to support or enroll, please visit:

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

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