And Now I See: Race, Racism & American Music
Ball in the House’s brand-new show explores African American music, from Spirituals, Gospel, and Jazz to Soul, Hip-Hop, and R&B. Students will build awareness of where each style came from and why, as well as the cultural/social evolution of these styles and their influences and connect them to the contemporary styles of today. This is done through stories and musical examples, all done in Ball in the House’s signature a cappella style. The show celebrates the enormous influence of African American music and musicians, but also delves into how racism affected these musical styles in general and how it affected specific musical artists. There are also interactive moments that teach musical concepts like vocal runs, rhythm, and beatboxing.
In-person • Virtual (Live Streaming)
Price & Info
Assembly Price: $2,180
Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $3,190
Additional Fees: In-Person Program Travel Fee - $95 per day; Virtual Program Technology Fee - $45; (On-Demand programs are not charged travel or tech fees)
Audience Limit: None
Program Length: 45 min.
Appropriate For Grade(s): 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
American History Month
Jazz Appreciation Month
Music in the Schools Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
2 separate 20 amp. circuits. Access to performance space 1 hour prior to performance to set up. 12 bottles of water, if possible.