More Core Activities
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 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.
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.
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.