Shekere…Congas…Dundun…Cuica…Flying Hands, Shifting Feet, Swirling Braids
Using a fascinating array of percussion instruments, often homemade, Beverly shares excitement of world cultures and curriculum with music, spoken word, stories and dance. Percussion of Africa, Cuba, Brazil with a taste of jazz and Carolina spice.
Students will understand music in relation to history and culture. They will understand connections to drumming and language and will have a deeper understanding of rhythm and pattern in music, speech and across the curriculum. Highly interactive with call and response, body percussion, song and movement. Connections with music, social studies, language arts. The program can have a specific cultural or curriculum focus such as the music of Africa, Latin America, jazz connections OR language arts integration with stories, poetry and other text.
Curricular Connections: Music, Social Studies, Language Arts and Twenty-First Century Skills