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Students work with composer Thomas Cabaniss to write their own songs based on themes found in Bernstein’s "Mass".
An in depth look at the "Mass" Project including the classroom work, the rehearsals and the final performance.
Students work with composer Jim Papoulis to write their own songs based on themes found in Bernstein’s "Mass".
Students work with composer James Blachly to write their own songs based on themes found in Bernstein’s "Mass".
This episode provides a glimpse of the wide range of approaches that creative students and teaching artists employ as they prepare to share their ideas and develop their own unique musical masterpieces.
Taking a break from our student composers' work, this video documents the students' first encounter with rehearsing and performing some of the show-stopping selections from "Too Hot to Handel" in a showcase at Harlem Stage in May 2010.
Marin Alsop, Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, shares the origins of "Too Hot to Handel", and Sarah Johnson, Director of the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall, describes how high school students will bring "Too Hot to Handel" to life through performance and composition projects.