Billy Jonas

Billy Jonas

For 25 years, Billy Jonas, performer, singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and educator, has perfected the art of the neo-tribal hootenanny around the globe – original songs performed with a generous dose of audience participation. Jonas performs using voice, guitar, and industrial

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Bangin' and Sangin' with Billy Jonas (performances and workshops)

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Program description

In his educational concerts, Billy Jonas helps students discover the music within common items … and within themselves. His concerts inform and inspire the audience to be aware of the environment around them, including one another.

EVERYBODY’S IN THE BAND (Elementary) – This program is all about participation! Concerts include sing-a-longs, bang-a-longs, and an improvised song with audience

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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Music
Cultural Origin: American
Subject: Language Arts, Music, Science
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 9, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

 Available year round

Available times:

 Flexible

Length of program: 45-55 min.
Space / technical requirements:

 minimum 15′ x 15′ space

Location(s):

 Your site: school, library, theater

Fees / Ticketing:

 $800 for one performance; $700 each for two same day, same site.

Please call for workshop fees.

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

NC Essential Standards:

Understand global, interdisciplinary, and 21st century connections with music.

Use singing, playing and/or moving to respond to a variety of musical ideas.

Recognize the relationships between music and concepts from other areas.

Understand how humans can have positive and negative effects on the environment.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

References

David Platts, Lancaster County School District, 300 South Catawba ST, Lancaster, SC; 803-320-0796

Nancy Corbin, Spartanburg Day School, 1701 Skylyn DR, Spartanburg, SC 29307; 864-582-7539

Anna Moore, Lacy Elementary, 1820 Ridge RD, Raleigh, NC 27607; 919-881-4920

 

 

Cancellation Policy

When the Artist has incurred travel expense to honor a contract and the contract or a portion of the contract is canceled due to weather, the artist will be paid in full and every attempt will be made to reschedule the services within the following 12 months at no additional charge to the Artist or the Presenter. It is understood that make-up dates will be rescheduled when the artist is traveling through an area and the Artist is under no obligation to pay additional travel expenses to make-up services canceled due to weather.
If the school cancels the Engagement in whole or in part for reasons other than weather or any other legitimate condition beyond the control of the school, the school is responsible for full payment of the Engagement fee.