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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In-School Program: Drum Sermons (Grades K–12)


Program Description

Drum Sermons is a joyous celebration of music performed by Orisirisi African Folklore that recounts its origin and makes clear how music came to live in our hearts. This informative yet entertaining African adventure is inclusive of stories from the far corners of the African continent, spirited drumming, dance, and song, drumming instruction, an introduction to some of Africa’s most popular


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance, In-School Workshops & Classes, Student Showcase Opportunities
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Multi-discipline, Music, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: African, Multicultural
Subject: Fine Arts: Dance, Fine Arts: Music, History, Social Studies
Population Served Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, 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 45 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Materials needed: Sound system with two voice microphones on stands and 12 chairs for hands
on drumming activity.


In-school program.

Fees / Ticketing:



Orange County Public Schools

Supporting Materials

Drum Sermons Lesson Plans



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

Cancellation Policy