Oasis of Peace: Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam
Students will learn:
- Rhythms on traditional Middle Eastern instruments
- A song in Arabic and Hebrew
- Debka and Hora dance steps
- A cross-cultural story of peace in a time and land of turmoil
Cumpleanos: Your Birthday Miracle
An exciting interactive program. Originally designed for middle school students, it can be adapted for elementary or high school students. The activity focus is the percussion, dance and song of a Puerto Rican form known as “Plena.” Students play simple rhythms on congas, panderos (hand drums), güiro (scraped gourd), and sencerro (cowbell). In the process they learn about the African, Spanish and Amerindian components of Caribbean cultures. The central message of the program is that each of us is a miracle when we are born, and continue to be a miracle throughout our entire journey of life.
A program of song and movement for children or adults using traditional and new music based on the texts common to the “Abrahamic” religions.