FOLLOW-UP MUSICAL INSTRUMENT BUILDING SCHOOL WORKSHOPS

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS THAT INCLUDE WORKSHOPS

Follow-up, in-class musical instrument-building workshops are a great way for students to touch, feel and experiment with vibrations and sound. Students build and refine a variety of invented instruments, with assistance from one of our performer/teaching artists. Extend the school workshops to 2-3 sessions to build more complex instruments; and compose and perform using literacy-based musical stories and graphic and invented notation.

  • Provides a hands-on sensory experience that confirms the science content of our shows and cements the learning 

  • Students build a variety of instruments from “trash” they have collected using our provided materials list 

  • Workshop culminates with a class-wide musical experience 

  • A single teaching artist visits each class for 45”; can follow many of our school assemblies

  • Expand the experience by adding sessions in which students can refine their instruments, compose music to accompany stories or informational text (as in the Core Curriculum) and explore inventive and graphic notation

  • Fun, flexible and engaging

  • Firmly rooted in school/state curriculum and standards

  • Adaptable for every classroom 

  • Abundant literacy and writing connections

  • Arts integration with STEM to STEAM components

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