Farmer Jason

Farmer Jason

Farmer Jason offers educational concerts at schools and libraries on themes of ecology, farming and farm animals, the diversity and beauty of the forest, outdoor life and exercise, and history. His songs, with their stick-in-your-head hooks, teach subtle lessons while successfully introducing

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Nature Jams and Farm and Forest

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Program description

NATURE JAMS! is the highly interactive elementary school concert inspiring kids to appreciate and actively enjoy the wonders of nature. Performed by Emmy Award winning family music star Farmer Jason the NATURE JAMS! school show features songs from his internationally acclaimed cds. Farmer Jason will take the children on a musical journey through the forests and wetlands of our diverse

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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time
Artistic Discipline: Music
Cultural Origin: American
Subject: Literacy, Music, Science, Social Studies / History
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Year – round

Length of program: 45 - 50 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Farmer Jason will provide all sound for schools; access to electrical outlet; at least 12’ X 12’ space

Location(s):

In school or theater; artist can provide sound

Fees / Ticketing:

$600 per performance when in area; $500 per performance for multiple performances, same day, same site; Workshop with performance $250; Call to discuss family community program

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes). Recognize and produce rhyming words. Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question. Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.

NC Essential Standards:

Understand characteristics of various environments and behaviors of humans that enable plants and animals to survive. Understand animal life cycles and their needs for life and growth. Understand the use of fossils and changes in the surface of the earth as evidence of the history of Earth and its changing life forms.

References

– Deb Hauser, Magellan Charter School, Raleigh, NC, 919-844-0277
– Brooke Kesterson, The ArtsCenter, 300 G East Main Street, Carrboro, NC, 919-929-2787 childrensprograms@artscenterlive.org,
– Carol Reinhardt, Gaston Library, 1555 E. Garrison Boulevard, Gastonia, NC 28054, 704-868-2164