Friday, November 20, 2020

12:00-12:30pm

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Adventure Songwriting and Hand Puppets with
Your Song My Song

Spend time with Your Song My Song in this FREE interactive workshop for families. Let’s tell the story your community needs to hear right now! We’ll write a song with a purpose and introduce you to working with the puppets-in-waiting that you’ve always had, your very own hands!

Friday, December 4, 2020

6:30-7:00pm

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Puerto Rican Bomba Workshop with
Bomba Marilé

Learn the history and cultural significance of bomba from Bomba Marilé in this FREE Zoom workshop. Afro-Puerto Rican bomba consists of three key elements which include percussion, song, and dance. Bomba Marilé will teach participants the basics of one rhythm within bomba. Participants will be able to sound out the percussion part, sing the chorus of one song, and dance the basic steps to one rhythm within bomba. No previous experience is necessary.

Explore the voices of Latin American piano music with our community coordinator, Cody Goetz, and expert of Latin American piano music, Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi. We invite you to explore this treasure trove of rarely heard and performed music with us, and learn how to find it!

Our associate director (an award-winning songwriter) Mindy Dillard and guest songwriter Amanda West leads participants through the process of creating a song to celebrate a child in your life. All caregivers are welcome!

Grab your favorite small candy (Skittles, M&Ms, Kisses) to explore how music reading works! Experience WHY it is worth learning how to read music and understand music theory plus the relationship between the grand staff and keyboard.

Our teaching artist, Laura Strobell, leads young learners through an activity on how we listen through all of our senses!

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