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Atlanta Percussion Trio

Available Educational Programs

World Beat Planet Percussion
Environmental Beat Our American Music Heritage
International Sampler Sound Lab
Holidays in Steel Music of the Americas
Panorama of Steel Global Beat

Middle School Curriculum Connections ***New for 2007-2008***


World Beat

Travel on a musical journey through time and space. The trio and students visit five continents and explore both ancient traditions and modern musical art forms. Japanese Taiko drumming, music from Zimbabwe on the mbira (thumb piano) and marimba and Australian Aboriginal instruments such as the didjeridu and bull-roarer are just a few of the things experienced during this celebration of both cultural diversity and similarity.

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Environmental Beat

Explore the many ways that people around the world use materials available in their environment to create musical sounds. Students will enjoy listening to and performing a wide variety of music as they learn how musicians were some of the original recyclers. Included in this program is the ever-popular “Kitchen Samba,” homemade xylophones, the PVC-tube-o-phone and a wide assortment of other nontraditional percussion instruments.

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International Sampler

This program, in great demand, is designed for schools studying specific countries or regions, or for those schools that would like to combine segments from the trio’s four international programs. Given a list of countries, the trio will custom-create a program for your school, or the trio will put together a collection of their international greatest hits

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Holidays in Steel

Celebrate the winter holidays with music from around the world. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, plus traditions from countries as diverse as Ireland, Ukraine, Kenya and Puerto Rico, broaden students’ horizons as they are entertained and educated.

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Planet Percussion

Subtitled “The World Dances,” this show features percussion dance music from all over the planet, including Ghana, Italy, Mexico, Ireland, Egypt, Zaire and Russia. Familiar and unusual percussion instruments combine with audience participation and fun to add up to a delightful learning experience.

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Our American Music Heritage

This program is a highly participatory look at America’s musical history. Students journey through time and explore the development of original American art forms. Includes Native American music, Colonial drumming, Bluegrass, Blues, Ragtime, Dixieland, Cajun, Rock’n’Roll and the very popular “Silent Movie” segment.

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Sound Lab

This program explores relationships among music, science and math. Students will enjoy the interactive and highly visual nature of the program as it introduces principles of sound such as vibration and resonance, counting systems and earth science. This program includes the very popular Rain Forest segment.

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Music of the Americas

This exciting new program features the music of North, Central and South America. From the ancient sounds of the Mayan culture to the modern sounds of Salsa and Jazz, from Brazil and Argentina to Guatemala and the Caribbean, “Music of the Americas” showcases the richness and diversity of music in our part of the world.

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Panorama of Steel

While learning the story of the invention and development of the Twentieth Century’s only new acoustic instrument, students are active participants as they travel to the island of Trinidad and trace the history of the instrument and its music. African drumming, tamboo-bamboo, junkyard bands, Indian tassa drumming, the limbo dance and Carnival celebration are just some of the areas covered in the telling of this exciting story.

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Global Beat

Music from Africa, Asia, Europe and North and South America is presented and played on a wide array of percussion instruments. Created in celebration of Atlanta’s selection to host the 1996 Summer Olympics, this program has become one of the trio’s most popular with audiences of all ages.

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Middle School Curriculum Connections ***New for 2007-2008***

This package of three different specifically designed programs will enhance the objectives of each grade level. All three programs are based on current Georgia Standards and include the same interactive element as the trio’s other programs.

  • Sixth Grade students will learn about music of Latin America, Europe and Australia.
  • Seventh Grade students will enjoy a program featuring music of Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
  • Eighth Grade students will learn about American music with an emphasis on Georgia connections.

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*Note: Different programs on the same day may require small upcharge.


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