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Aug 18, 2014 |

Kristin Van Sickle

Kristin Van Sickle has been a Vocal Coach, Voice Teacher, Piano Teacher, and Theater Director for over 10 years. She has a B.A. in Vocal Pedagogy from MidAmerica Nazarene University. Kristin has students that have been accepted to some of the top music schools in the country including Boston Conservatory, NYU- Tisch School of the Arts, Eastman School of Music, Carnegie Mellon, and many others. Since moving to Portland in 2013, she has music directed the shows Guys and Dolls and Shrek the Musical for Journey Theater Arts Group in addition to beginning her own private voice studio. Kristin is very excited to work with the talented students at Northwest Academy. She joined the school in 2014.

  • Community Service

    In addition to Community Service requirements in both the middle and high school, the entire school participates in service days during the year.

    Community Service
    Service Day at The Audubon Society
  • Scholarships

    About 25% of Northwest Academy students receive scholarship support each year.

  • Prom

    This isn’t your parents’ prom. Everyone dances. And the photos are awesome.

  • College Counseling

    Our College Counselor works with students to find schools that will be a good match for them. Northwest Academy graduates attend a diverse selection of colleges and universities across the country including Duke University, Bard College, New York University, and Rhode Island School of Design.

    College Counseling
    College application workshop