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Please join us for another wonderful School Around Us Music Enrichment Day!

This music program utilizes rhythm and song in a manner that brings together music, literature, social studies, and team building. Participants will be ushered through an introduction to conga drums, shekerse, agogo bells, improvisational and spontaneous engagement. The older students will also examine cultural context and how the intersection of the African and European arts in the Western Hemisphere impacts today's society.



May 10 2017

Ages 5-9

9:00 AM- 12:15 PM


Ages 10-14

11:30 AM- 3:00 PM

Price $20 per child

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9:00 AM- 3:00 PM $100 Per Student

This Music Intensive brought to you by the School Around Us and The Theater Ensemble of Color introduces students to the social relationship between people and music. Students will be exploring their personal relationship to music and how music affects society and culture. We will consider how different technologies throughout history affect the ways we incorporate music into our lives, both as listeners and as creators. Students will discover influential artists and movements throughout history. They will learn the ways that music has been used by different cultures to share information, to relay and preserve history, and ignite social change. The program will culminate with a performance of selections from various musical eras, as well as an original piece devised collectively by the students.

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