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Spring after-school program continues to explore music


January 18, 2007

Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology will hold its spring “Exploring World Cultures” after-school program for children in grades 1-5.  Continuing with the theme “Music:  The Universal Language” from the fall, the four-part series will explore how different cultures use music to communicate, worship or entertain.  Each program includes a lesson and a hands-on activity in which students make their own instruments. 

Programs are scheduled for Feb 12, Feb. 26, March 12 and March 26 and run from 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 12, “Let’s Shake”:  How rattles are used in Native American ceremonies. 

Feb. 26, “The Magic Flute”:  How the Tuareg people of Algeria use flutes. 

March 12, “Domroo Drumming”:  How the Chinese use domroo drums. 

March 26, “Roar of the Bull”:  How bullroarers are used among the Aboriginal people of Australia. 

Students can attend the whole series or individual sessions.  Space is limited to 15 students per session.  Cost is $40 ($35, museum members) for the series; $15 ($12, museum members) per session.  To register, call (336)758-5282 or send an email to moa@wfu.edu. 

Press Contacts:

Pam Barrett
(336) 758-5237


Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237


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