• TYMO Arts offers a variety of enriching in-school programs for students of all ages. Our interactive workshops and assemblies are each aligned to state standards, connect academic and arts content areas, and incorporate best practices for teaching and learning.  

    Check out a few of our programs below, or contact us to develop a custom program or assembly for your students!

     

    Passport to World Music:

    This program draws upon Latin American, Caribbean and African musical styles & traditions.  Through exposure and hands-on experience with congas, bongos, cowbells, shakers, claves, and guiros, students explore the elements of music and learn to play traditional rhythms. Children will:

    • Differentiate between specific rhythms and techniques of a variety of popular and folkloric musical genres.
    • Identify and discuss elements of music, rhythm, dynamics, and tempo.
    • Make connections between elements of music and math and literacy concepts, such as patterns, measurement, and segmentation.

    This program can be tailored to suit each individual school’s student population by including music from countries that represent student countries of origin, and can be adapted to grades preschool to fifth grade.

     

    Rhythmic Roots of DC:

    The rich musical traditions of DC are alive and well, and ready to take hold of children’s minds, hearts and imaginations though song, movement, percussion and drumming. Children will:

    • Identify, compare and contrast influential and native musical genres of Washington, DC, including Go-go, Jazz, and Blues.
    • Explore the contributions and music of legendary musical pioneers and home-town heroes, such as Duke Ellington and “The Godfather of Go-go,” Chuck Brown
    • Make connections between elements of music and math and literacy concepts, such as patterns, measurement, and segmentation in order to perform percussive beats from regional genres.

    This program can be adapted to grades preschool to fifth grade.