International House gives students the opportunity to develop
their skills in a multitude of areas. Part of this personal
expansion involves students participating in a range of
activities while using and acquiring different aptitudes with each
new event. Music is a key outlet for many of our students both in
terms of developing their own talents and enjoyment.
Music practice facilities are available to those needing them
for their studies, for students preparing for performances or those
just wishing to relax. Three soundproof music rooms include
house pianos and drum kits, and three additional pianos (including
two grand pianos) are available in public areas within the
As part of the music program, students can volunteer to be
involved in an array of musical events. Actors, singers, dancers,
managers, choreographers, musicians, food coordinators, artists,
and technicians, all contribute to a
successful performance or event.
All events during the year are organized by the students.
Depending upon your own skills you may wish to coordinate some
aspect of an event or choose to try out for a lead role. These
opportunities provide for students a chance to develop new talents
and work together as a community.
The main event of the year is Café International. Well-known for
the impressive three course meal, complemented by top-class
performances, the themed fundraiser brings the entire student
Another fun evening is National Night. Two National Nights are
held per year in which students highlight the culture of one
country with food, dance, and performance. Recent nationalities
include Dutch, Indian and Italian, and are filled with great food,
entertainment and laughter.
Please view some of the students