States of the Union
Each state in America has distinctive music that is the result of geography, immigration, and history. With a full array of instruments and songs, Jeff takes students on a musical tour, illustrating the unifying similarities and interesting differences between the various regions and states of our country. This program demonstrates the amazing variety of cultures in America and is a perfect companion to the standard elementary Social Studies curriculum.
Audience Limit: 175
Curriculum Connection: Music, US Folk Music, US History, US Geography
Single Show: $475
Travel Fee: $50 per day
Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school time
Processing fee of $30 added to all contracts
1 reserved parking space
2 folding chairs without arms
6 music stands or easels for display of large format photos
2 standard school tables 5-6 feet in length
Performance Space: Students seated on floor, if possible
IMPORTANT NOTE: A full sound system is required if the acoustics in the performance space are poor, or ifthe performance is to be on a stage or in an auditorium with fixed seating! If sound system is not available, please contact YA office ASAP.
Arrival time before first performance: 45 minutes
Strike time: 20 minutes
Time needed between performances: 15 minutes
Grades should be consecutive.
Teacher participation is expected.
Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.