An independent co-educational school serving preschool through Grade 8.


An essential aspect of the arts, music is studied at every grade level, beginning with preschool. Students learn the fundamentals of singing and rhythm before progressing into music history and composition. Whether vocally or instrumentally, a variety of opportunities and options exist for all students.

Meet Our Faculty

Emilie Grondin with Students
Emilie Grondin
String Ensembles (Kindergarten - 8th Grade)
Music (Preschool)

B.A in Music Performance, University of Oregon

Mrs. Grondin, a cellist, is involved in the community, serving as Conductor of the South Bend Youth Symphony Concert Orchestra and Co-Director of the Chamber Music Program.

James Hornor

James Hornor
Band (4th - 8th Grade)
General Music (5th - 8th Grade)

Chorus (4th - 8th Grade)

B.M. in Vocal Performance, Illinois Wesleyan University
Master's work, Bowling Green University

Mr. Hornor enjoys vocal coaching, being the percussion tech for local high schools as well serving as a section leader in his local church choir with his wife, McKayela Hornor. 

McKayela Hornor

McKayela Hornor
General Music (K- 4th Grade )
Chorus (4th - 8th Grade)

Bachelor of Music, Saint Mary’s College
Master of Music, Bowling Green State University

Mrs. Hornor won the John and Candace Butler Lifetime Dedication to the Arts Award in 2015 and has directed a variety of local high school musicals. She is also an adjunct voice professor at IUSB focusing on musical theatre majors.

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