Bach Festival Society of Winter Park: FreshStARTs

Bach Festival Society of Winter Park: FreshStARTs

FreshStARTs offers interdisciplinary educational and artistic experiences for students by sending live, curriculum-based performances into schools.

Teachers can choose from a selection of programs that present an exciting and fun approach to supplement their traditional classroom curriculum.

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Caribbean Musical DNA


Program Description

This exciting new rhythmic program will explore the relationship between the music of two major Caribbean Islands, Cuba, and Puerto Rico, with the music and culture of different African nations. Students will learn about different instruments from Africa and compare them with the instruments in the Caribbean.  Also, we will demonstrate the relationship with the different rhythms and


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Cultural Origin: African, Latino
Subject: Fine Arts: Music, History, Social Studies
Population Served Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Availability: Year-round/school days, school events, and summer programs. Date to be mutually determined by artist and presenting school.

Available times:

Time to be mutually determined by artist and presenting school.

Length of :Program 50 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Two microphones, sound system needed.   If available a presentation station that will accept a USB stick to play powerpoint slide show.


In-school program.

Fees / Ticketing:


Standards & Benchmarks



Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes