A Recipe for Jazz by Cathy Morris
Students will be introduced to jazz, funk, blues, Latin, and Cajun styles of music played on electric violins, keyboards, percussion, electric bass, and drums. This program includes exciting student interaction and ...
A Village Beyond by Fort Wayne Dance Collective
A four-member ensemble celebrates Japanese and Chinese culture through Taiko drumming, mask dance set to Haiku poetry, and T’ai Chi movement.
ACT Out Ensemble
A featured part of Claude McNeal Productions (the nationally-acclaimed performance/theatre education company headquartered in Indianapolis), ACT Out is a social-issues improvisational theatre education program that ...
Anyone Can Dance by Phoenix Rising Dance Company
Based on the insightful children’s book “Giraffes Don’t Dance,” by Giles Andreae, this lively and interactive performance teaches students the value of self-love, pride, and confidence. Professional dancers ...
Arabiqa by Karim Nagi
If we can see past the fear-based news, we learn that the Arab world is full of exciting sounds, fascinating instruments, dynamic dances and costumes. Egyptian-Muslim-American musician & folk dancer Karim Nagi ...
Asante Tales by Deborah Asante
Beginning with original stories, and ending with improvised stories and games, students will leave this performance knowing the importance of telling their own stories.
Brass Can Do Anything
Beginning with a blast from a prehistoric cow horn, Hot Horns engages students in an action-packed program, musically portraying the history of the brass family “past to present. Along the way, students learn ...
As part of each American Pianists Awards competition, every finalist (5 per competition) completes a residency with a high school orchestra or jazz band. Residencies typically span the course of three days and ...
Crumpet the Trumpet by Fort Wayne Dance Collective
Watch the enchanting musical tale of the award winning* children’s book, Crumpet the Trumpet, by Kristine Papillon come to life through movement! This multi-media production blends together a soundtrack of ...
Dancing Through the Pages by Fort Wayne Dance Collective
A four-member ensemble invites students into the world of children’s authors including Dr. Seuss, Babette Cole, and Alma Flor Ada by engaging them through dance.
Fun With Jazz by Naptown Jazz 5
Teaching improvisation as a means of communication, this program introduces students to the unique American musical genre of Jazz. Featuring recognizable tunes including The Pink Panther and Flintstones theme, ...
Harp Sounds (Performance) by Melissa Gallant
Language arts concepts will come alive as students learn that music is like a story we read. Students will see how sound patterns can be transformed into music, as the artist directs students to listen for specific ...
Henry Ford: Fit to a "T" by Hank Fincken
He didn’t invent the automobile; he invented the automobile industry. His $5 a day wage made the working class middle class. In this one-man play, Ford dealers from all over the country have come to Detroit to ...
Honoring the Courage of Harriet Tubman by Portia Jackson
In this first person interactive vignette, participants will learn Historical facts about the Underground Railroad system and learn how to sing and clap a coded freedom song. Harriet will share stories about her ...
Hoofing in America by Tap Team Two
Tap Team Two leads a performance tracing the roots of Tap, from Ireland and Africa to the street and social dances of today.
India Culture Comes to You: Dances of India
This hands-on program covers a wide range of multidisciplinary activities. The topics include, but are not limited to, multiculturalism, history, religion, citizenship, geography, music, dance (classical, folk & ...
Indiana Mime: Raiders of the Lost Art by Reed Steele
Through mime, sign language, music, and audience participation, students will learn how Indiana has played a big role in shaping American history, culture and events through famous astronauts, comedians, jazz, ...
International Violinists in Schools
One of the most popular annual educational programs is International Violinists in Schools (IVIS). This program affords elementary, middle and high school students the opportunity to meet one of the ...
Jazz: the Art of Relationship by Lawrence Clark III
Students will experience the sounds of Jazz music from its roots on Indiana Avenue in the 1950’s and 60’s and the musicians who made it famous. The jazz tradition is so much an oral tradition that is passed ...
Johnny Appleseed by Hank Fincken
You know the myth, but you may not know how important he was to the pioneers moving west. This is storytelling in theater form, showing the true history of John Chapman’s life separate from the traditional ...
Kids Dance Outreach In-School Residencies
Kids Dance Outreach (KDO) provides school communities with high-quality arts immersion programs. Through KDO’s programs children are inspired by the joy of dance and music as they’re given something positive ...
Latin Jazz by Cathy Morris
Rumbas, mambos, bossa novas, and the sambas of Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic give students an introduction to Latin jazz. They will learn about the instruments, cultures, and regions where ...
Masks, Mime, and Imagination by Reed Steele
Reed Steele introduces students to the art of mime and the potential of expression and imagination. Mime, sign language, and audience participation combined with humor make this a memorable event. This program ...
Mime’s the Word by Beverly Roche
Tumbling, movement, and theater come together to give students an introduction to mime theater. Students will learn basic pantomime techniques of non-verbal storytelling such as building walls and climbing ladders. ...
Music & Dance Collage by Sancocho
Lively percussion music, energetic songs, and exciting dances will show students the unique mix of cultures that created the African Diaspora in Latin America.
Music from Around the World by Cathy Morris
Students will become familiar with the string family of instruments, and will listen to the rhythms and melodies of Spain, Germany, Scotland, Mexico, Argentina, Russia, and Japan.
Musical Tour of Latin America by Mundo Beat
A variety of musical styles teach students the differences between salsa, merengue, cumbia, and cha cha cha and the Latin American cultures they come from. Students will sing, dance, and play instruments with the ...
Nature is a great inspiration to all artists. Many composers’ works are influenced by the feelings they have while enjoying the outdoors. Imitating sounds of birds or the smooth flow of water are examples of this. ...
Once Upon a Time in Africa by Deborah Asante
Choose from five versions of African folktales: West African, East African, North African, South African, or a mix from all across the Continent.
Peace Project by Allison Victoria
Singer/ Songwriter Allison Victoria will take you on a musical journey of self-discovery in this interactive performance. Folks young and old will learn emotional awareness empathy and critical vocabulary to ...
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