1. Introduction, brief "tour" of each site:
a. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
b. Nashville Symphony
2. Artist Demonstrations
a. Discussion of a violin and how does a violin student learn to play classically.
b. Discussion of a fiddle and how does a student learn to play fiddle tunes.
3. Question and Answer session
4. Conclusion – Listening to a duet and hearing final thoughts from the musicians.
As a result of this class, students will:
1. Understand the differences and similarities between playing the violin and the fiddle.
2. Explain how Irish folk music influenced the sounds of American fiddle players.
3. Recognize the difference between fiddle music and classical music when played on a violin.
K-5.GM Foundation R1
Perceive and analyze artistic work
K-5.GM Foundation R2
Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
K-5.GM Foundation Cn2
Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context
TN Social Studies:1.01, 1.02, 1.03, 2.02
Gather information from a variety of primary and secondary sources.
Develop historical awareness by:
? Recognizing how and why historical accounts change over time
? Recognizing how past events and issues might have been experienced by the people of that time, with historical context and empathy ratherthan presentmindedness
? Identifying patterns of continuity and changeover time, making connections to the present
1.01 Describe the cultural aspects of a place, including a student’s community and state.
1.02 Define multiculturalism as many different cultures living within a community and state.
1.03 Compare and contrast family traditions and customs among different cultures within a student’s community and state.
2.02 Compare and contrast the beliefs, customs, ceremonies, and traditions of the various cultures represented in the U.S.
Social and Emotional Learning Indicators: 1D, 2A, 3C, 4A, 5A