Storytelling through drumming, percussion, movement and world songs!
Designed for schools…
Kindergarten to Intermediate Level
The rhythmic art program is designed by an early year’s educator with years experience working with children.
The Kindergarten to Intermediate level program is developmentally appropriate and implemented using a variety of teaching approaches.
Expect a high energy and interactive experience for you and your students!
The pace and content maintains the children’s interest and provide a positive creative learning environment for all!
A rtist/ Educator, Angela Roy facilitates the program through a series of multi-sensory and kinesthetic activities that involve the students through drumming & percussion exercises, rhythmic games, songs and stories!
This program provides peer group interaction and individual leadership roles for all to experience a sense of success.
What is rhythmic art? What to expect?
A room filled with joy, rhythm and children! The set up will be a semi circle to enable maximum interaction and space for team work and leadership experiences.
A West African drum and variety of world percussion instruments will be provided for each student as well as costumes and props!
Students will explore/discover and learn
The artist-educator, Angela Roy, will narrate a story and interweave songs to implement each of the rhythmic activities.
By presenting the program within the framework of a story, it naturally connects the children to the activities experienced and provides educational and cultural value. The story relays social values and brings the children on a world cultural journey!
Designed to respond to the education requirement of a school social, cultural music curriculum as well as provide a rich and unique community building experience for each students.
The aim of the program is to create a comfortable space where children feel motivated to participate and explore these rhythmic activities!
Curriculum learning outcomes
The songs and rhythms taught in the program mainly encompass Africa, India First Nations & French Canadian cultural influences.
The content is a mosaic of cultural diversity, which displays the similarities within these cultures through the art of rhythm. The story like presentation brings flavor to the program, as this engages the children to participate in storytelling through rhythmic activities….
These finding are based on a research project by Education- Graduate student at the Okanagan University College, Kelowna, BC
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“Students loved the drumming, singing and dancing! Excellent effective manner with students!”
Kelowna-Casorso School- District 23 Grade 3 & 4 teacher
“They were excellent musician / teacher of music and movement. The children responded to the open-ness, energy and clear directions during each of the sessions. The students were enthusiastic and active participants rather than observers.” Tambour Moving Art Project
Vernon- Alexis Park School- District 22 First Nations Advocate
“ Angela captivated her young audience immediately with her many different types of percussion instruments. I was most impressed by her ability to explain the intricate rhythms in simple yet effective manner. I was very pleased by with the professional conduct of Angela and most appreciative of her wiliness to share her expertise. I highly recommend her program to any who are interested in enriching their music/language experience”
Vernon- Ecole Beairsto- School District 22 Intermediate teacher