Sound Science is a S.T.E.A.M. program exploring both music and the scientific properties of sound. Demonstrating the tonal qualities of both the acoustic and electric cellos, Gideon explains the mathematical aspects of music such as how music is divided into beats, measures and phrases, and acoustic qualities including sound vibrations, pitch, and timbre. Using the electric cello and real-time digital effects, he shows how notes can be echoed, repeated, distorted, and augmented in many exciting and unexpected ways.
Note: Available live online for remote learning.
Audience Limit: 250 (in-person)
Curriculum Connection: Music, Physics (the Science of Sound)
Remote Single (live): $525
Single Show: $625
Travel Fee: $50 per day
Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school time
Processing fee of $30 added to all contracts
Reserved parking space.
An extension cord.
Access to an outlet.
A piano bench or a straight-back, armless, wood chair.
Rug or rubber floor mat (3’ x 5’)
Elevated stage if possible, clear of extra materials and swept.
Elementary students should sit on floor with a row of chairs in the back. Older students can sit on the floor or on chairs.
Arrival time before first performance: 30 minutes
Strike time: 15 minutes
Time needed between performances: 5 minutes
Teacher participation is expected.
Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.