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Welcome to the 2020-2021 Met Opera Guild Virtual Residency programming page! On this page you will find our premium content for academic partners. In addition to the content you see highlighted here, our talented staff of teaching artists are available to work with you to create a custom learning solution for your students. We specialize in Integrated Arts Education, and would love to help you dream about what Opera-Based Learning could do for your students! Watch a free preview and explore each series in more detail by clicking the main image for each listing. CONTACT US for more information about content currently in development or to schedule a consultation for customized virtual in-school programming.
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Black Voices in American Music:
A Singing History
Lauren Scales, Teaching Artist
Student Learning Standards Addressed:
NYSED Reading Standard 7
NYSED S&L Standards 2 and 3
NYSED Language Standard 4
This eight-part series focuses on the range of singing traditions that encompass African and other Black Americans' contributions to our American musical style. From West African Griots all the way up through modern Rap, your students will explore a wide variety of musical genres and styles all while simultaneously building their musical and cultural knowledge.
This series is free to stream in its entirety. Please enjoy, and tag us to discover other Opera-Based Learners around the world!