Educational Enrichment Program fro grades K-8, adult programs also available.
This program is designed to work with the classroom teachers & students with or without artists. DVD available for in class use with PDF worksheets for classroom activities, 6 10-12 minute videos introducing "students" to bluegrass history, singing, instruments and more! Follow up with discussion/participation in activities. We finish the program with a big stage show by Buddy Merriam & Back Roads with audience participation.
Grants avilable through the IBMA-International Bluegrass Music Association and D'Addario. Call us for more info: Kathy DeVine 631-848-9249
"Buddy Merriam has drawn a wonderful audience to our Discover Music series
and our summer concerts in years gone by. His authentic music and
demonstration of "Monroe Style" mandolin music was the highlight of his
program in the Discover Music Series at the East Islip Public Library series
that we presented with funding from the Bohlsen Foundation. Buddy's superb
performance on the mandolin and his coverage of Bill Monroe's tunes along
with some of his own compositions completes a program that every audience
loves." ~ Lynda A. Moran, Executive Director, Islip Arts Council