Sing the “Carnegie Hall Musical Explorers Song”
The “Carnegie Hall Musical Explorers Song” is the theme song of the program and is performed at the beginning and end of each Digital Concert Experience. This song can be a great way to introduce students to the world of Musical Explorers and can become a staple in your warm-up.
Teach students the “Carnegie Hall Musical Explorers Song” from the student activity sheet provided, using Track 1 as well as the accompaniment, Track 2.
More Core Activities
Exploring the World of Sound
These activities are designed to work individually—both inside the classroom and at home—and as classroom projects (e.g., taking a sound discovery walk or making DIY instruments out of found objects in your classroom).
Where Do Our Artists Come From?
Discover the geographic roots of the musical genres featured in the curriculum through our interactive Musical Explorers Around the World Map.
Vocal and Body Warm-Ups
Demonstrated with direct-to-student videos led by teaching artist Shanna Whitney, these warm-up exercises can be used to establish a routine that fosters healthy vocal technique, kinesthetic learning, and active listening.
Rhythm Training School
Master percussionist Tupac Mantilla leads body percussion and found object challenges in direct-to-student videos. There is a set for students in grades K–2 and another for grades 3–5.
Developing an Explorer Mindset
Created for students specifically in grades 3–5, music educator Margaret Jenks asks thought-provoking questions on how to develop an explorer mindset.