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					Walnut Hill School, in Natick, MA, is a unique boarding art high school, set on a
picturesque 30-acre campus near Boston. The school is linked to the New England
Conservatory, one of the worlds leading music training schools. In addition to
academic and artistic study, students have access to local galleries, concerts, and
performances at some of the worlds finest cultural and educational institutions.

Courses and activities at Walnut Hill are designed to nurture passion for the arts and
combine and integrate this interest into a rigorous academic program. This boarding
art high school offers world-class training in: ballet, music, theatre, visual art, and
writing & publishing. High school students from around the world have the
opportunity to live among other young artists and to study under talented teachers and
renowned actors, musicians, painters, sculptors, dancers, and writers. Students who
are deeply dedicated to their art, and who have a strong academic background, attend
Walnut Hill.

Graduates from Walnut Hill include Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop 30;
visual artist Marion Pooke, class of 1901; and Jack McCollough 97, designer, and
co-owner of Proenza Schouler.
High school students at Walnut Hill have access to state-of-the art facilities on campus.
These include a fully equipped computer center, new biology and chemistry labs,
twenty-one soundproof practice rooms, a large recital hall, several theatres, art and
dance studios, a costume shop, and more.

Recent graduates of Walnut hill have gone on to schools such as the Art Institute of
Chicago, Bennington, Brown, Carnegie-Mellon, the Cleveland Institute of Music,
Curtis, Harvard, Juilliard, the New England Conservatory, NYU, Oberlin, Princeton,
Rhode Island School of Design, Rice, Smith, Swarthmore, and the University of
Michigan.

For more information about the Walnut Hill School, please call 508-653-4312.

				
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