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Women in Music - Folk, Blues, Americana

from Cross Bay Media

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A fun and informative live music program about the impact of women on the uniquely American music genre, “The Blues.” Part concert, part history, part folklore, Kirsten starts with the early innovators and pioneers, working up to contemporary stars of today while sharing some of her personal journey as a professional touring musician. Kirsten is accompanied by Eric Boyd on bass and guitar for this one hour program.

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Multipoint: $300.00
Multipoint Premium: $300.00
By Request: $300.00
By Request Premium: $300.00

pre recorded version available, please contact for pricing


45 minutes for K - 3rd grade, 60 minutes for 4th grade - 12th grade, 60 minutes for adult/senior

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

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Primary Disciplines

International, Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Character Education

Program Delivery Mode

Zoom and pre recorded version available

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

No charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. 50% of full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 24 hours notice for non-weather related cancelations.

About This Provider

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Cross Bay Media

Queens, New York
United States

Cross Bay Media operates in multiple sectors of the performing and fine arts, developing educational programs that engage, educate, and entertain.  A core group of talented presenters from across the country offer unique programs for a wide age range, from elementary school students to residents of senior living facilities.

Chris Tedesco
(917) 825-3360

Program Details


The program begins with a brief overview, as well as a song that begins the musical timeline
Kirsten then moves through the historical timeline, with songs, stories, and interesting facts
Major figures and events of the era are highlighted in depth
The program shifts to more contemporary theme, showing the influence of the blues on modern music from multiple genres
Time is allowed for questions and answers at the conclusion of the program.


Discover the musical contributions of women in America.

Learn about the difficult journey that women faced as early pioneers in music, at a time when the music industry was dominated by men. Discuss the struggle to overcome race and gender barriers.

Highlight the impact of women in music and how it inspires and influences contemporary music artists of today, including the presenter, Kirsten Thien.

Engage in discussions about the history of women in music as well as the current state and future of women in music.