The North Carolina Symphony presents its virtual Music Discovery program, funded by PNC Grow Up Great. Geared for preschool and elementary age children and their families, this 30-minute program will feature a NC Symphony musician reading a book about music, talking about their instrument and how other instruments make their sounds, and leading kids in a sing-along – plus more surprises! Participants are invited to participate using toy instruments at home, such as maracas, bells, or tambourines.
The six-time Emmy Award-winning Sesame Street writer and three-time Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! follows a young girl's journey to center stage through a powerful symphony of chance, discovery, persistence and magic.
Looks at a variety of musical instruments and their distinctive sounds, from the bongos that go "pata, pata" and kazoos that go "wha, woo" to the ukulele that goes "plinka, plinka" and the castanets that go "click, clack."
Throwing her teacup out the window during a frustrating cello practice, a little girl forges an unexpected friendship with the moon on a fantastical night that challenges her to find the courage to share her music.
The award-winning children's music artist and the illustrator of Mo's Mustache present a lively picture book rendering of Berkner's infectious hit song that invites children to let go of their bedtime fears and embrace their inner monster.
Follows a girl in the 1920s as she strives to become a drummer, despite being continually reminded that only boys play the drums, and that there has never been a female drummer in Cuba. Includes note about Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, who inspired the story, and Anacaona, the all-girl dance band she formed with her sisters.
A series of accidents in the jungle proves that all the animals have something special to add when it comes to making music, in a delightful tale that helps readers discover that we all have music inside just waiting to come out.