Headlines: Musical Newspaper

The Puerto Rican Folkloric music of Plena was first used as a way to tell the news in the island. In this program students will use music as a mode of communication. They will explore their own heritages and cultural background and use a foreign language to tell their news from their lives or neighborhoods.

What Do My Feelings Sound Like?

Students will know the ways in which music is used to communicate. Students will create dialogue between musical instruments. Students will create their own instruments and explore playing them. Intro to the different styles of Puerto Rican Folkloric music, instruments, culture, traditions. TA will share many percussive instruments with the class exploring what kinds of sounds the instruments… Read more »

Music of the Coqui: A Retelling

El Coqui is Puerto Rico’s coolest animal! It sings a song like this…coqui….coqui…coqui! Using the story of El Coqui students will experiment with the different rhythms and patterns of Puerto Rico’s folkloric music BOMBA and PLENA and will retell story in their own words through music. Students will utilize repetitive text and will explore the… Read more »

The Elements of Hip-Hop

With the intent of creating a healthy lifestyle and physical, mental and emotional fitness, break dancing provides a fun and unique way to exercise and express oneself.

Guinean Drum & Dance

An interactive presentation highlighting the music, dance, songs, history, instruments and costumes from Guinea. Mohamed is committed to providing the historical and cultural relevance of each dance.

Ancient Voices

In this workshop, Brill & Baczkowki bring the sounds of ancient music to life, connecting students to global and primitive musical traditions.

Afro Caribbean Music and Dance Residency

Bring One World Tribe to your school for a seven day residency that explores West African rhythms, songs, chants, and languages such as Swahili, Latuka, Mandinga, Massai, and Luo.