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School Program Books

The Surf Ballroom Presents: Classroom Bucket Drumming Learn about the history of the Surf Ballroom and the Winter Dance Party tour. Then, join Professor Anthony Stevens as he teaches the art of Bucket Drumming. This class works great in person or virtually! *Free supply delivery available to any school within a 50-mile radius of the Surf Ballroom & Museum!

The Surf Ballroom & Museum Presents: Dancing Through the Decades Join Nikki Johnson, Education Coordinator at the Surf Ballroom, and Kaitlin Boelman, Owner and Lead Dance Instructor of Dance with me Studio, for an educational journey through the decades. Learn about the history of the Surf Ballroom and the Winter Dance Party tour before you go dancing through the decades!

Building Blocks of Music
Lesson 1- Active Listening
Guided Lesson Plans & Activities for K-12 It’s not often we have the opportunity to really take the time to listen. These guided active listening activities are a great way to exercise our listening skills and develop our musical ear. Have fun and get inspired with everyday objects, nature sounds, and of course- music!
Building Blocks of Music
Lesson 2 - Rhythm & Time
Guided Lesson Plans & Activities for K-12 Rhythm is all around us. From our heartbeat to ocean waves, rhythm is one of the first things we experience. These guided activities are a fun way to explore different rhythm patterns through movement and active listening!
Building Blocks of Music
Lesson 3 - Volume & Pitch
Guided Lesson Plans & Activities for K-12 Explore the science of sound by learning all about sound-waves, frequency, intensity and more. Put your knowledge to action with fun activities and experiments that you can do from almost anywhere.


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