The Shipley Music Department encourages all students to take risks in pursuit of excellence. Through creative exploration, students develop courage to approach a musical goal and grace to achieve it through hard work and perseverance. Our PreK-12 curriculum promotes active music making and strong music literacy skills, which help to cultivate a lifelong love of music.

Recent Performances

"Release the Kraken" by the Upper School Percussion Ensemble

"Footprints" performed by the Upper School Honors Jazz Combo

"Cool" Performed by the Upper School Combined Jazz and Winds Ensemble

Meet our Music Faculty

Shipley Arts News

The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.