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Ali-Ole (Young Audiences)

RESIDENCY REQUEST

Book this artist using the Residency Request Form

RESIDENCY GOALS

1. To convey to students and teachers that EVERYTHING around us has sound making properties to make music and EVERY WAY we move has a capacity to be dance.

2. Music and dance are CROSS-DISCIPLINARY and thoroughly integrate the A (ART) into the STEM manifesto.

3. To prioritize CURIOSITY, CONNECTIONS, SENSE-MAKING,COORDINATION, CRITICAL THINKING, CREATE with FUN & CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS!

BIO

Julia Banzi is a flamenco guitarist and an ethnomusicologist (Ph.D.) specialist in music cultures of the world. Verónica Medina Cano is from Barcelona, Spain and holds a degree in Spanish Dance and Flamenco from the Conservatory of Barcelona.

DISCIPLINES

Dance,Music,3D Visual Arts,

GRADE BANDS

K-2,3-5,6-8,

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

English, Spanish, Other, 

LANGUAGE DETAILS

Fluent, 

WORK WITH STUDENTS

Where In The World

Travel without leaving home!  Where in the world do you want to go?  Pick your cultural area!  Explore the world’s music with attention to specific musical styles and cultural contexts then create and learn to play some simple instruments rooted in that culture but made with upcycled and re-purposed materials.

 

Oceania, Indonesia, Africa, India, China, Japan, Middle East, Latin America and North America – where in the world do you want to go?

 

This residency is available in English and Spanish.

 

People Like Me!  Together We make Music & Dances From Around the World

Music and dance have been called universal languages but they are actually deeply rooted within a cultural context.  Since the dawn of history, people around the world dance and make music and musical instruments from objects found in their environment.  This residency empowers students and teachers alike to invite music and dance into their lives as they learn how to make, name and play their very own instruments and create their own dance moves and choreographies.

 

Students switch between constructing and decorating their own musical instruments from up-cycled materials found at home, on nature walks or in the typical classroom to learning cultural dances, body percussion and how to create their own dance moves which when combined will build choreography.

 

This residency is taught by two teaching artists.  This residency may also be offered in Spanish.

 

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS

Our residencies integrate well with Math, Literacy, Social Studies, History and Science.

  • Integrates with science by situating inquiry based science instruction into a project based approach that arises from the real world.
  • Creating and editing movement, musical instruments and musical compositions directly ties into the English/Language Arts curriculum and standards on many levels, from planning and composition to reflection and editing, ending with publishing.
  • Encourages students to explore themselves and the world around them through the lens of dance & music, using their bodies & their own musical instruments they create as a catalyst of expression.
  • Active exploration of the mathematical concepts behind rhythm and polyrhythms.
  • Visual thinking strategies needed to create powerful images are integrated with aural/oral thinking strategies needed to create successful compositions are stressed using the terms, “observe, describe, and interpret.”
  • Cross-disciplinary and thoroughly integrates all aspects of the STEAM manifesto.

RESIDENCY LOGISTICS

Space: We are flexible but generally prefer one designated classroom where students come to artists. We are able to move from classroom to classroom and depending upon the residency this may be better. However, moving the instruments incurs time spent moving and this can affect session length.

Breaks: Charged as a session.

Technology: If possible, internet connection and projector to share world music audio and videos.  In advance, for musical instrument making, classroom will need to collect materials to up-cycle into musical instruments.

FEE INFO

Where In the World (With one Teaching Artist)

Residencies: $107 per session

Planning and Prep:  $107/hour

Teacher Workshop:  $285

People Like Me! Together We Make Music and Dances (with two Teaching Artists)

Residencies: $127 per session

Planning and Prep:  $107/hour

Teacher Workshop:  $285

Equipment/Instrument Use:  $25 per day

Travel Costs: We drive and are available for residencies more than 10 miles outside of Portland. If out of Portland area, travel reimbursed at current IRS tax return mileage rate. Artist may charge for travel costs based on site location outside of the Portland metro area.

Supplies:  $10 per classroom for supplemental materials provided by teaching artist for making instruments.  Most materials (found objects to up-cycle, paper, tape, etc.) provided by the school.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact:

Questions? Contact your Right Brain Coach.

Phone:

(503) 225-5900 x231

Email:

josephine@ya-or.org

Website:

http://www.ya-or.org/

https://lonelyplanetband.weebly.com/, alli-ole.com

REFERENCES

Jose Olavarrieta

jolavarr@pps.net

503-916-6288

Ainsworth Elementary

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade

Joy Hunt

Principal

huntj@stthereseschool.org

503.253.9400 (Phone) ext. 11

St. Therese Catholic School

Administration

Lori Luna

Principal

lluna@corbett.k12.or.us

503-261-4225

Corbett Arts Program with Spanish or CAPS

Administration


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