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Artist: OperaCréole
Opera and classical music in New Orleans and around the world has always included the contributions of people of color. It is their participation in opera, as well as the music of Africa, Spain, and Haiti that contributed to the birth of jazz. This is true for many people of African descent around the world. This history has been lost for too long! Now is the time for young people to learn about all of their history.
 

This engaging program is designed to coordinate with Black History Month.
 

Ivory Coast natives Seguenon Kone and Boubacar Cissoko provide a unique and informative program hilighting the role of the drum in African culture.
 

Explore the history of Country and Americana music through this engaging program with a focus on the roots of country and western music.
 

Marian Anderson's concert at the Lincoln Memorial sponsored by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt set America on a new path to freedom and justice. This program pays tribue to the civil rights icon who forged a path for artists in the operatic field today.
 

Students will be amazed at this spectacular presentation of Afro-Caribbean culture. From the drummers and dancers in traditional African dress to the larger than lie stil dancers, this program is sure to engage everyone present.
 

Our songs are our heritage! Let's keep these songs alive and part of our culture by encouraging children to experience the joy of singing! You are my Sunshine, My Darling Clementine, Yankee Doodle Dandy, America the Beautiful & more.
 

Travel the world with music from around the globe.
 

Nanette Ledet and Seguenon Kone have joined forces to present a fascinating rhythmic journey that traces the origins of New Orleans msuic all the way back to West Africa.
 

Designed for teachers grades 3-6, this five unit literacy curriculum combines arts-integration techniques with Dr. John Bransford’s research on How People Learn. Each unit uses an art technique to explore literacy concepts through one or more texts igniting the creative process for students.
 

The Classical Music of India program introduces the melodic and rhythmic structures of Indian music in an entertaining yet educational format. Featuring exquisite instruments like the tabla and sitar, students are engaged with creative sound play using word and note combinations.
 

Artist: Komenka
Recognized for their dynamic and colorful performances, Komenka presents dances from around the world.
 

A delightful 45-minute version of this classic favorite!
 

Harmony has a definition in music, but more importantly in relationship building and conflict resolution. This program shares through musical experiences what it means to be "in harmony" with each other and how people have used music to communicate.
 

The Panorama Jazz Band has adapted a special program of holiday songs from around the world that offer a unique musical and cultural experience. The program shows how music unites us all.
 

Ivoire Spectacle offers high energy performances demonstrating West African culture, dance, music, and instruments.
 

Students learn to distinguish different rhythms like traditional jazz, samba, rock and hip hop all while hearing the music of popular jazz musician Desmian Barnes
 

Artist: Carl LeBlanc
This program, developed by Carl Leblanc, traces Louisiana's performance art forms through song and dance. Students will sing and dance the Can-Can and Cajun two-step beginning with the Louisiana Purchase through the modern hip-hop steps of today.
 

Artist: Dave James
Mathematical melodies uses various songs to illustrate the deep connection between music and mathematics. Students count and clap along as they learn musical concepts that are closely related to adding, multiplying and dividing.
 

The MISTLETOES share the holiday spirit with traditional Christmas Carols, Hanukkah tunes & Holiday songs. Playing Silent Night, Frosty, Rudolf, The 12 Days of Christmas and more to kids eager to sing along with us.
 

Modern Music in India illustrates how India’s modern pop/film music and its’ contemporary classical-based traditions revise creative boundaries while sharing origins in the ancient reverence for sacred sound.
 

Covering several genres in one presentation, Musical Diversity in India illustrates how the region's contemporary pop/film music and the classical traditions share origins in the ancient reverence for sacred sound.
 

Two singer/actors invite students to join them onstage during our lively 40-minute journey through opera’s “greatest hits.”
 

Through audience participation, this uplifting program is designed to bring awarenss of the different cultures of Louisiana's heritage through song and to demonstrate how "New Orleans Music" is derived from many musical styles from around the world.
 

Artist: Dave James
This program is specifically designed for younger students to learn about the most basic concepts of music like melody, rhythm and singing. Participation is encouraged with percussion, clapping and call and response singing.
 

Artist: Dave James
This program focuses on the history of music in Louisiana, and the special cultural significance that music plays in our daily lives here. Students get hands-on experience being able to play along with percussion instruments.
 

Artist: Curtis
This lively and interactive performance introduces the colorful and exciting world of samba in Rio de Janeiro and Bahia Brazil and it's kinship to New Orleans carnival.
 

Artist: Carl LeBlanc
Carl LeBlanc performs slections that illustrate Black America's legacy of music as a vehicle toward freedom. Gospel hymns, anthems from the civil rights movement and melodies of racial pride are the focus of this inspirational program.
 

A New Orleans jazz band that incorporates pop, rock, R&B, traditional children songs, and holiday songs.
 

The Language of Opera is a program designed to connect students to the art form of opera, and to foster a more intimate relationship with language arts by writing their own mini opera.
 

Artist: The Rap Game
The Rap Game teaches kids to write rhyming couplets, which they then recite as raps on the microphone in front of the class.
 

This journey through 19th and 20th Century New Orleans focuses on the musical contributions of free people of color to opera and classical music. Opera had a great influence on Jazz fathers like Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong.
 

Ms. Joseph takes a fresh look at music from a neurological, physiological,mathematical and cellular perspective. This workshop is helpful to any teacher who wants to integrate music into the classroom curriculum.
 

Internationally renowned singer Topsy Chapman brings her enchanting voice to students in her native Louisiana performing traditional and modern jazz, and African American and traditional gospel.
 

Due to the recent increased arts requirement for kindergarten through eighth grade Louisiana public school students, the Department of Education released a series of model arts lessons in all of the core disciplines to aid teachers in developing quality lessons. Join Roscoe Reddix, Jr, as he illuminates the core arts techniques used in these lessons and guides teachers in taking the next step.
 

Voices of the Big Easy encompass much of the finest that New Orleans has to offer. This fusion group combines the vivid insightful poetry of Chuck Perkins with rhythms and sounds that have been part of New Orleans for generations.
 

Artist: Curtis
This unique musical program offers the drama and splendor of revered ancient culture as it traces the origin of African Drumming.
 
 



 
   
 
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