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Ellison, Emily STOMP the MUSIC! Multicultural- Other,
Performing Arts- Dance
“STOMP!”  all materials included, 2 Hour program, kids take home instruments. 
Ages 8 - 12
Based on the long running Off Broadway STOMP phenom,  Children will build a percussion ensemble from found and used everyday objects compose and perform original pieces.Participants will study percussion from around the world
gather, design, adapt and build various original percussion instruments to 
create rhythms and compose orchestrations involving the use of percussion instruments. They will explore the following elements of music and dance: rhythm, beat, melody, harmony, timbre,
genre, feeling, choreography, form, function, space, dynamics, tempo, improvisation 
and learn traditional orchestral practices, notation, and jargon. 
$351- $500
Bromka, Sondra & John COLONIAL CONVIVIALITY: Music for George Washington and His Revolutionary Friends History,
Multicultural- Other,
What was musical entertainment like in George Washington’s day? Ballroom jigs, minuets and cotillions, popular songs, meeting-house anthems, and harvest ballads and choruses meet together here in a lively and intruiguing program combining music and history. Introducing the pieces will be anecdotes about the roles of music and dance, and concerning Friends of the Revolution Lafayette, Jefferson, Franklin, and Washington. Sondra and John Bromka’s instrumentation for this program includes historic harp, hurdy gurdy, hammer dulcimer, French & English bagpipes, recorders, Baroque oboe, Spanish guitar, and cittern. The cittern, with 8 wire strings, was also known in Colonial America as the 'English guitar.'
$351- $500
Alexander, Neil Wired For Sound: an overview of Electronic Music Music,
I will give a 2 hour presentation on the history, tools & techniques of modern electronic music.
$351- $500
Clough, Geoff The Croonettes of the 50''s & 60's History,
The Croonettes are the female singers of the 50's & 60's. Presented in this program are some of the hit songs from various artists like: Doris Day, Leslie Gore, Petula Clark, Julie Andrews, Theresa Brewer, Jo Stafford, Connie Francis, Etta James, Patsy Cline and others. This program is in a sing along format with lyric sheets provided. Personal history of the singers & fun trivia are sprinkled throughout the program.
Up to $100
Montgomery, Luke The Dust Bowl Troubadour History,
Learn the story of the Dust Bowl through the music and lyrics of Woody Guthrie, the original Dust Bowl Troubadour. Dissect the brilliant lyrics of this great musician, and in doing so, understand the history of the period in a whole new way. A truly unique, personal, emotional experience that fits in perfectly with every school's history curriculum that covers this fascinating time in American history. Will have students clapping and singing along. Will make every 7-8 grade history teacher breathe a sigh of relief!
$501- $1000
TheatreworksUSA, - FREEDOM TRAIN History,
Performing Arts- Theater
Harriet Tubman, the intrepid conductor of the Underground Railroad, comes to life in an extraordinary production, with traditional music of the period. One of Theatreworks' biggest hits!
$1001- $3000
Tranchina, Gabriele The Divas of Jazz Music
Celebrate Jazz history with a musical tribute to 12 of the most dynamic female jazz vocalists. Enjoy an afternoon of music made great by Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen Mc Rae, Nancy Wilson and many more and hear stories about their lives.
$201- $350
Rosen, Jonny Roots of Blues & Jazz Music
This program consists of a live musical performance with brief introductions about the artists who wrote and performed early blues and jazz from the early 1900s through the 1950s. The band includes Annie Rosen on lead vocals, Jonny Rosen on guitar, multi-instrumentalist Peter Davis on clarinet, piano, and tenor guitar, and Don Young on bass
$501- $1000
Kingsley, Cyndi Swing and Light Jazz Music,
Performing Arts- Other
Cyndi Kingsley sings a selection of songs from the 20s through the 50s. Many of these songs were also sung by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Doris Day. Upbeat and fun. Inspires people to get up and dance if they wish. Show might include but not limited to songs such as: Nice and Easy Blue Moon Sentimental Journey Don't Get Around Much Anymore As Time Goes By Blue Skies
$101- $200
Kosinski, Daryl DysFunction Junction Music
Take a ride on the Sundial Express. This magical train takes you to musical places over land, sea, and time.
The majority of the music and lyrics are original, an eclectic mix reflecting hometown oddities, thought-provoking snapshots of everyday life, and downright fun.
$101- $200
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