Atlanta Chamber Brass Educational Concerts
A strong emphasis on music education is a primary focus of the Atlanta Chamber Brass. Educational programs including Pictures at an Exhibition, All That Brass, Music Around The World and American Music all include multimedia presentations which help to enrich all facets of our presentations. Interdisciplinary studies of history, science, math, language arts and art are combined with music to give the student a broad based educational experience. Our programs are intended for a wide range of ages from K-12.
Pictures at an Exhibition
The American Chamber Brass travels through time as we explore art and music and how they are interwoven. This performance shows the strong correlation between music and artistic movements over five centuries.
Mussorgsky: Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition
Gabrielli. Canzona Septimi No 2
Mozart: Eine Kleine Nacht Musik
Schumann: Reveries from Scenes from Childhood
Dvorak: Slavonic Fantasy
Debussy: Claire de Lune
Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
Ellington: It Don’t Mean a Thing
Copland: Down a Country Lane
Ellington: It Don’t Mean a Thing
Plog: Four Sketches
Georgia Music Standards: GM6, GM7, GM8, GM9
Related Subjects: Social Studies, Art
Vocabulary: Baroque, Surrealism Expressionism, Impressionism, Symbolism, Pointallism, Romanticism, Revery
All That Brass
All That Brass offers students a look at the instruments of the brass family. This program will give an overview of the size and capabilities of the different instruments as well as how they each perform different roles in a musical context. Students will participate in by singing as a group (GM 1), analyzing and describing music including differences in timbre, dynamics pitch and tempo (GM 6). Students will also listen to music from different historical periods (GM 9).
Dukas: Fanfare for La Peri
Bach: My Spirit Be Joyful.
Marais: La Basque
Fillmore: Lassus Trombone
Bernstein: I Feel Pretty
Idina Menzel - Let It Go
Vocabulary: Brass, Trumpet, (French) Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Duet, Ensemble
Music Around the World
The ACB will explore music from many different countries, cultures and historical time periods. This will include Italy, Germany/Austria, Argentina, Tunisia, Russia, France and the United States. Students will learn about how music serves as a key component along with
other performing arts including, ballet and film as well as artistic movements such as romanticism and impressionism. Musical periods include the baroque, classical, romantic and modern periods.
Rossini: Barber of Seville
Bach: Contrapunctus I.
Mozart: Eine Kliene Nachtmusik
Gillespie-A Night in Tunisia
Tchaikovsky: Trepak from the Nutcracker
Debussy: Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Bernstein: America from West Side Story
Georgia Music Standards: GM2, GM6, GM8, GM9, GM10
Related Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts, Math
Vocabulary: Ballet, Impressionism, Romanticism, Opera, Jazz, Ballet, Musical, Impressionism,
The ACB will tell the story of American music and it’s influences of Jazz, and Pop. Students will learn about composers including Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein. Students will learn the strong correlations between music and important historical periods in the 20 the Century including the Roaring Twenties, World War II, and the Civil Rights era.
Handy: St Louis Blues
Ellington: It Don’t Mean A Thing
Miller: Moonlight Serenade, In the Mood
Gershwin: An American In Paris
Gershwin: Selections from Porgy and Bess
Copland: Grover’s Corners
Bernstein: Selections from West Side Story
Georgia Music Standards: GM2, GM4,GM6, GM9
Related Subjects: Social Studies, Language Arts
Vocabulary: Blues, Jazz, Swing Music, Serenade, Fanfare, Opera, Civil Rights, Roaring Twenties, Expatriate