Performing Arts-Music

Meet the Families

Posted Aug 13, 2009 by Emry Gensler Hromec Wojcik

Every orchestra is made up of families – four to be exact.  This lesson invites you to meet these wonderfully diverse familes and the members who make up the voice we hear at the symphony.

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Lucha Music

Posted Aug 13, 2009 by Cassandra Schlievert

The four styles of music within the Mexican culture are the backdrop for this lesson which provides students an opportunity to create percussion instruments and recognize the difference while playing each style.  Lucha Libre masks are also part of the culture and students gain a deeper understanding of it by creating their own masks.

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Pedro y El Lobo (Peter and the Wolf)

Posted Aug 12, 2009 by Cathleen Colby

Peter and the Wolf becomes Pedro y El Lobo as students in Spanish class are given the opportunity to increase their vocabulary with an exploration into the classic musical tale by Sergei Prokofiev.  This lesson provides practice in new vocabulary and natural dialogue as the students create a new ending to the tale and perform it in front of their peers.

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