This program features a historic overview of American folk instruments, connecting heritage and culture with historic timelines, migration, and immigration. Students will hear a West African chant, a Cherokee folk song, Appalachian fiddle & banjo tunes, a field holler played on harmonica and bones, and learn a Gullah call and response song. Some of the featured instruments are: banjo, fiddle, bones, spoons, auto-harp, mouth bow, jaw harp, quills (pan flute), harmonica, penny whistle, kalimba, drum, guitar, mountain dulcimer, banjo uke, mandolin, minstrel banjo, and wash board; it is like visiting a living museum! This program can be designed for a 1–4-day residency.
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