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Understand the rich diversity of multicultural music and instruments; gain an appreciation for the relationship between culture and music; create percussive responses using both body and various percussive instruments applying elements of music to personal compositions created.


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Residency
Residency
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Performance
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Senior
Seniors
Language
English
French
French Immersion

One World Music

Residency Workshop English

Alicia will share her South American cultural background and show students some unique musical instruments from around the world; students will can explore the different ways they are played and the different sounds they produce. Alicia will lead students in movement games and ‘call and response’ exercises; students will explore the rhythms used accompany a simple song.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
Half day: two 1 hour sessions $295 + HST
Full day: three 1 hour sessions $395 + HST
* sessions for Kindergarten are 45 minutes
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Introduction to Classroom Percussion

New Program Residency Workshop English

Alicia will guide students through an introduction to common percussion instruments available in the classroom, including rhythm sticks, shakers, chimes, and hand drums. Participants will also explore body percussion, found sound, simple songs, and group singing.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
Half day: two 1 hour sessions $295 + HST
Full day: three 1 hour sessions $395 + HST

* sessions for Kindergarten are 45 minutes
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Introduction to Classroom Ukelele

New Program Residency Workshop English

Learn fun songs for group Ukulele playing with classroom instruments. Explore basic strumming patterns, rhythm, and simple songs to sing along to.

Participants:
Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
Half day: two 1 hour sessions $295 + HST
Full day: three 1 hour sessions $395 + HST

* sessions for Kindergarten are 45 minutes
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Multicultural Music Residency

New Program Residency Workshop English

A residency offers students the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of multicultural music and instruments. Alicia will teach two songs to each class, in English, Spanish, Swahili or Portuguese. They will learn techniques used to play various percussion instruments and will learn the main elements of music such as: dynamics, pitch, tempo and timbre. They will play with call and response, and working in teams, students will compose simple musical pieces.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Maximum:
Maximum: 5 classes
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
Five full days: three 1 hour sessions per day $1975 + HST
* sessions for Kindergarten are 45 minutes
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