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: Our Coral Reefs: Teams of Success (Grades 4-7)


Program Description

This exciting NEW program features live music, fabulous marine props, costumes, and audience participation! Students will learn that 71% of the earth is water!  (95% of the water is in the oceans and less than 1% includes coral reef systems.) That tiny 1% supports 25% of all marine life as well as supplies the earth with oxygen.  Students will dive into the ecology of the coral reef in both its


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Cultural Origin: Multicultural, Other, Pacific Islander
Subject: Fine Arts: Music, Science
Population Served Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
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.

Space / technical requirements:

Projector, screen, sound system and microphone.


In School Program

Fees / Ticketing:



Orange County Public Schools

Supporting Materials


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


SC.4-5.L.17.In.1: Both human activities and natural events can have major impacts on the environment.

SC.6.L.14.In.4 Recognize that plant and animal cells have different parts and each part has a function.

SC.7.L.17.In.2:  Describe how organisms interact with other organisms in an ecosystem to help each other (mutualism), to obtain food (predation), and to benefit at the expense of the other (parasitism).


  • Students will be able to identify types of reef building coral in the FL tract and the impact global warming is having on their survival
  • Students will be able to identify the interdependent species of the reef and the exciting STEAM knowledge and careers that can help restore the health and vitality of coral reefs.