|A fun, integrative, educational and multi-cultural program that takes participants on a musical journey around the world. Students will visit and learn geographical, cultural and historical facts about other countries/regions. Every show is captivating with visual, audio, and hands-on participation. Learn and experience musical traditions from the Himalayas, West Africa, Australia, Venezuela, Brazil & Angola (Strong focus through Capoeira). Matica has many instruments hand carved by them and they bring tools and explain how d'jembes and other drums and instruments are made. The program culminates in a Unity piece where students select instruments from around the world for the troupe to play in a melting pot medley- created on the spot.
Curriculum Links: Geography, World History, World Culture, Music.
"Superlative performance! Enjoyable-educational, for music and multi-cultural programs. We highly recommend the Instruments of the World program."
Marian Giroux- Audience member