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 Peformance/Workshop with Farmer Jason

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Program description

“Nature Jams” with Farmer Jason offers educational concerts at schools and libraries on themes of ecology, farming, farm animals, the diversity and beauty of the forest, outdoor life and exercise and history. His original songs, with their stick-in-your-head hooks, teach subtle lessons while introducing children to a surprisingly complex musical ecosystem. Songs are introduced with educational

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Program Detail

Artistic Discipline: Music
Cultural Origin: American
Subject: Language Arts, Music, Science
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Available year round

Length of program: 50 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Farmer Jason will provide all sound for schools. He will need access to an electrical outlet and a space at least 12′ x 12′.

Location(s):

Your site: school, theater, library

Fees / Ticketing:

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

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Essential Standards:

1. Understand food and the benefits of vitamins, minerals and exercise. Summarize the needs of living organisms for energy and growth.

2. Understand the interdependence of plants and animals with their ecosystem. Compare characteristics of animals that make them alike and different from other animals and nonliving things.

3. Understand how objects are described based on their physical properties and how they are used; the use of fossils and changes in the surface of the earth.

References

Barbara Faulk, Executive Director, Union County Community Arts Council, PO Box 576, Monroe, NC 28111-0576, 704-283-2784

Carol Reinhardt, Gaston Library, 1555 E. Garrison Boulevard, Gastonia, NC  28054, 704-868-2164

Eva Putnam, Greenville County Library, 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville, SC 29601, 864-527-9264