Music: Body Percussion

How can we collaborate to create an authentic rhythmic piece using our bodies as instruments?

Program Description

Students are introduced to the rich diversity of body percussion across cultures through an exploration of contemporary artists. Students will use their bodies as instruments to discover the potential for musical expression through rhythm and percussion.

Program Objectives

By the end of the Music: Body Percussion program, students will:

  • Gain an appreciation for the cultural roots of contemporary body percussion.
  • Participate in a variety of activities, culminating in the creation of their own body percussion piece.
  • Use vocabulary related to the elements of music and body percussion appropriately.

Support Material

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Booking Details

Grades 4–8 (Half-Day)

Available all year

Regular rate applies

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Curriculum Connections

Program Categories

Onsite Program, Performing Arts