The October Music of the month is all about RHYTHM! If you visited the September Music of the Month links below, you learned about the many instruments in the orchestra. The PERCUSSION section is filled with a wide range of instruments that are struck to produce a sound. This month, we will learn about percussion instruments, discovering music and musicians from all over the world!
Tito Puente is a famous percussionist and band leader. Learn about him in the read-aloud story below!
Percussion instruments are a part of nearly every culture around the world. Check out E Sin Mi D'Afrika: Bi-Okoto Drum and Dance at TEDxCincinnati from 2012.
Check out another amazing percussion performance from Yamato, the drummers of Japan.
The September Music of the Month features all kinds of different musical instruments! We will meet instruments from all four families: Brass, Woodwinds, Strings, and Percussion! Explore some of the videos below to hear and see all the amazing different instruments!
Go on an animated journey featuring Benjamin Britten's piece, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Join my friend, George, in Sydney, Australia, as he meets all the instruments and musicians in the Orchestra!