Beats, Rhymes, and Life

  • Poetry Meets Percussion - Beats, Rhymes, and Life
  • Poetry Meets Percussion - Beats, Rhymes, and Life


This energetic and engaging exploration of percussion and poetry introduces students to how rhythms and spoken word can awaken their inner artists. Students connect to both verbal and non-verbal ways to express themselves while learning to develop their own unique voices—one word, one beat at a time. Topics covered by Poetry Meets Percussion include the following:

  • Identity and Social Awareness
  • Power of Music and Words in Your Life
  • Literary Devices Used for Expression
  • Traditional and Non-Traditional Instruments for Music Making
  • The Relationship between Words and Sound

Price & Info


Assembly Price: $1,080

Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $1,375

Travel Fee: $75 per day (virtual programs are not charged for travel)


Audience Limit: 250

Program Length: 45 min.

Appropriate For Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th



Arts Appreciation Month

National Arts & Humanities Month

National Arts in Education Week

National Poetry Month

Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Language Arts Literacy

Visual & Performing Arts


Technical Requirements

2 mics with sound