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 firstname.lastname@example.org.