Beats, Rhymes, and Life

Artist: Poetry Meets Percussion

Type: Performances / Assembly

Program Availability: In-Person

  • 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

Program options:


Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.)

Price & Info


Assembly Price: $1190

Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $1515

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: 300

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

English Language Arts

Visual & Performing Arts


Technical Requirements

2 mics with sound