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Streaming On Demand October 30 – November 22, 2023  |  Streaming Event Kattam and His Tam-Tams' Rhythms of West Africa Streaming Performances for Schools

Event Description

Music is the best passport to discovering the many cultures of the world! Join percussionist Kattam Laraki-Côté on a West African adventure! Discover the culture of West Africa through drumming, singing, and dancing. Experience the language and rhythms of the Krin, Djembe, Gongoma, Kashaka, N’goni and Doum doums and learn how these instruments shaped and express regional culture. Explore the relationship between drums and dance in West Africa music. Are your students ready for the challenges Kattam will share?

Recommended Grades: 1-5

Content available to stream on-demand at a time of your choosing from October 30-November 22, 2023. You may access content for your classroom multiple times. One registration per class required.

Run time: 48 minutes.

Included with registration:

  • Teacher Resource Guide
  •  Pre-recorded Q&A video with Kattam

To request a field trip, please complete the online 2023-2023 School Field Trip Order Form by clicking the “Register” button on this page. Registrations and order by phone are not accepted, but we are happy to answer your questions. For assistance in choosing the best shows for your class, please contact the Education Hotline at 216-348-7909 or schoolprograms@playhousesquare.org.

Registrations are $20 per class and may accommodate up to 30 students. If your class is larger, or if you’re registering multiple groups, a price quote may be provided upon request. Adult participation is free, though they must be accounted for in your reservation numbers.

Cleveland Metropolitan School District teachers: Thanks to a generous donation from the KeyBank Foundation, a limited number of free and reduced-cost tickets are available for CMSD schools and approved partnered schools (see eligibility list here). Contact us at 216-348-7909 or schoolprograms@playhousesquare.org for ordering instructions.

This Streaming Performance for Schools is part of the Playhouse Square Education Department Social Justice Series.