PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS

Exploring China: The “Middle Kingdom” Through Music & Story

Type: Performance
Art Form: Music
Grade Level: K-8
Scheduling Request

From the grasslands of Mongolia to the high mountain of Yunnan, master musician Shaw Pong Liu takes audiences on a musical journey through historical and contemporary China. Her suitcase packed with languages and musical instruments, Shaw Pong weaves history, geography, the Mandarin language and Chinese folk music in a dynamic exploration of China.

Note: Available live online and pre recorded (with live Q &A follow-up) for remote learning. Outdoor performances also available.

Length: 45 Minutes
Audience Limit: 300
Curriculum Connection: Chinese Folk Music, History, Culture, Geography, Music, Classical Music

Video: Exploring China
Video: Remote Arts Learning Showcase (Shaw Pong Liu begins at 32:57)

 

Remote Live Single: $475
Remote pre recorded with live Q & A follow-up: $475

In-Person
Single Show: $595

Back-To-Back: $1,010

Three-In-A-Row: 1,425

Four-In-A-Row: $1,840

Travel Fee: $45 per day

Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school time

Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts

Remote Live
School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artist a co-host. Screen share must be enabled, however please turn off ‘annotation’ feature. Artist may need to sign on 20-30 minutes prior to the meeting to check sound levels. A representative from the school must be on the call to spotlight artist video, facilitate Q+A and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.

Remote Pre Recorded
School has access to the video for one week unless otherwise stated in contract. Do not distribute video link outside of the agreed upon parties. Please introduce the artists as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts Ensemble.

Remote Live Q & A
School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artists co-hosts. A representative from the school must be on the call to facilitate Q & A and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performers as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts ensemble.

In-person

 

Provisions:

  • 1 reserved parking space
  • 1 microphone stand with boom
  • 1 armless chair
  • 2 music stands or 1 easel for display of large‐format posters

Performance Space Requirements:

  • Students seated on floor, if possible.
  • Prefer as intimate (small) a space as can comfortably accommodate all audience members.
  • Minimum space for performer: 5x8 feet

Outdoors

  • Covered area with shade
  • Sound system

Arrival time before first performance: 30 minutes
Strike time: 15 minutes
Time needed between performances: 15 minutes

 

Grades should be consecutive.

 

Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.

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