Examines the roots of dance forms from baroque to Latin to pop music.
Bridge Sessions easily intersect with state standards for music education, as well as standards for many other classroom subjects. Although no advance preparation is necessary to attend, we encourage teachers to connect Bridge Sessions back to your classrooms. Please contact us if any additional information would be helpful.
Classical, Latin, pop
Violin, cello, berimbau, pandeiro, percussion
Music You’ll Hear
Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1 (J.S. Bach)
Invention No. 14 (J.S. Bach)
Alma Llanera (traditional Venezuelan)
Brasileirinho (Brazilian choro by Waldir Azevedo)
Dance of the Elves (David Popper)
Magalenha (Sérgio Mendes)
Manhã de Carnaval (Luiz Bonfá and Antônio Maria)
Michael Jackson medley (Jackson 5, Michael Jackson, Black Eyed Peas)