The Wonderful World of Percussion
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The Wonderful World of Percussion
Presented by: The Uncle Devin Show
The music assembly Uncle Devin’s World of Percussion takes students on a magical journey through the Land of Percussion that allows them to hear, see, and play different percussion instruments while gaining an understanding of the history of percussion and why it is the easiest, oldest, and most diverse form of musical creativity. Uncle Devin and his flute-playing sidekick Mr. Grasshopper will introduce students to different genres of music while showing them how percussion is the heartbeat of them all. Screen reader support enabled.
Availability: Mondays between the hours of 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM and anytime Tuesday thru Friday
Length of Event: 1 hour
Program Schedule:
1) Intro - Uncle Devin's Theme Song (5 minutes)
2) Percussion Defined - (5 minutes)
3) Hambone demonstration and lesson ( - (5 minutes)
4) Talking with the Drum with Students (10 minutes)
5) Playing the drum in different genres - (5 minutes)
6) Percussion Introduction - Shaking, Scraping & Striking (15 minutes)
**For large assemblies, students will be called up randomly to play different instruments. For small workshops of 25 or less, each student will have an instrument.

Content Area: Social Studies/History/Geogrphy, World Languages/Global Studies, Math, Arts, Diversity
Learning Standards: Music/ Music Production
Grades: PreK-6th
Program capacity: up to 500, 1:40 teacher/student ratio
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Assembly Price: $710 - Back-to-Back: $895
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