Creative Arts

Visual and performing arts feature as a core part of the ZIS experience from the Early Childhood Program all the way up to the Upper School. ZIS students take part in curricular performances and exhibitions as well as having the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities.

Regular arts and musical events on the ZIS school calendar include:

  • Bands Together - joint performance by the Middle and Upper School wind bands, choirs and string ensembles
  • Upper School play/musical - held in November every year; visit our Performing Arts section for details of previous and upcoming performances
  • Music Academy recitals by Lower, Middle and Upper School musicians
  • Singing Christmas Tree - Lower School students participate in this seasonal performance in the center of Zurich in December every year
  • Winter Concerts at the Lower School
  • Winter Arts Festivals at the Middle and Upper Schools
  • Middle School musical - held every March; visit our Performing Arts section for details of previous and upcoming performances
  • Arts Festival Music Concert at the Upper School
  • Spring Arts Festivals at the Middle and Upper Schools
  • Bandstand - performances by the Upper School Bands and Lions Jazz Band

Upcoming Events

    • ThuApr27 MS: AMIS MS Honor Girls Choir
    • FriApr28 MS: AMIS MS Honor Girls Choir
    • SatApr29 MS: AMIS MS Honor Girls Choir
    • SunApr30 MS: AMIS MS Honor Girls Choir
    • WedMay03 MS: AMIS MS Honor Band
    • ThuMay04 MS: AMIS MS Honor Band
    • FriMay05 MS: AMIS MS Honor Band
    • SatMay06 MS: AMIS MS Honor Band
    • SunMay07 MS: AMIS MS Honor Band
    • MonMay15 LS/MS/US: Music Academy Recitals

About Us

With more than 1,450 students at four unique campuses, ZIS offers an extensive educational program with all the benefits of size but the intimacy of smaller settings.



We know that choosing the right school is one of the most important decisions you can make for your child. Our Admissions Team is here to help and guide you through the process.


Learning at ZIS

At ZIS we recognize the unique and diverse nature of our students. That’s why accommodating the individual learning needs of each and every student remains our highest priority.


Student Life

Co-curricular activities challenge our students’ personal, social and physical development and encourage a greater passion for learning. Opportunities range from the arts to sports to outreach and service work and beyond.



ZIS has four unique campuses offering a personal experience to each of our students. Whether it is an old villa or one of our modern buildings, ZIS offers an age-appropriate environment for your child’s learning.



The ZIS community extends beyond our students and includes ZIS families, alumni, faculty and staff, corporate partners, neighbors and friends.



Once a member of our community, always a part of our family around the world! Our alumni include former students, former parents and former faculty and staff. At ZIS we welcome our alumni’s engagement and strive to help you stay connected with your ZIS.


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Admissions - Prospective Families
+41 (0) 58 750 2531
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Main Office
+41 (0) 58 750 2500
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Early Chlldhood Center
+41 (0) 58 750 2250
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Lower School, Wadenswil Campus
+41 (0) 58 750 2200
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+41 (0) 58 750 2300
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+41 (0) 58 750 2400
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