A Balancing Act: Designing the Faculty Concert Series

When Deborah Buck joined the Kinhaven faculty in 2001, she and her colleagues would hand then-director Nancy Bidlack slips of paper on Thursday during Staff Week (the week before camp opens), listing works they’d like to perform. Nancy… Read More

A Space that Valued Us

I went to a large, elite, suburban, and competitive public high school. While I excelled, the culture wasn’t “deliberate,” the way Kinhaven’s was. It didn’t feel okay to be as smart as I was, particularly as a girl,… Read More

Kinhaven Is Home for Me

The US Army announced this March that Staff Sergeant Nicole Daley of the 82nd Airborne Division Band will represent US Army Music Careers at the International Women’s Brass Conference in May in an all-women brass quintet.

Every Village Has a Different Swing on Its Dances!

“To dance is part of being a musician,” says viola faculty Kenneth Kwo. “If you can feel a rhythm, you can dance.” As Kinhaven’s resident folk-dance teacher, Ken can tell whether it will be a good year for… Read More

Season’s Greetings!

Season’s Greetings from Kinhaven Co-executive Directors Tony Mazzocchi and Deborah Buck. Thanks for making 2018 our best year ever! Please help sustain our momentum into 2019 by making a gift to the Annual Fund at www.kinhaven.org/donate.

Junior Session Packs in the Activities

Photo: The activities calendar is put together by activities staff Marty Jacobs, Asa Maynard, Juvenal Santiago, Devon Nelson, and Samantha Lauring. Junior Session 2018 began with students arriving, giant bubbles, and first-weekend auditions. Within two short weeks together, we… Read More

An Intensely Musical and Humanistic Experience: Five questions for Matt Frohnhoefer

An Intensely Musical and Humanistic Experience: Five questions for Matt Frohnhoefer Kinhaven Executive Assistant Matt Frohnhoefer is the behind-the-scenes magician who has made Kinhaven’s operations run so beautifully for the past seven years. From organizing Board meetings to… Read More

Everybody Gives Day 2018

Everybody Gives Day Is Monday, September 17 Let’s Work Together to Restore the Main House Help Kinhaven Meet the $10,000 Challenge Grant!     On Everybody Gives Day Monday, September 17, ourambitious goal is to raise $50,000 to… Read More