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Sailing the High C's - Sea Shanty Sing-a-Long

Enjoy a video preview (right) and explore the learning guides below. Teaching artists are available for LIVE video instruction sessions to accompany each video. 
 
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Video One:

Sea Shanties

Welcome to the first video of our five-part series. In this video, you'll meet Miss Hannah and learn a bit about sea shanties. We'll also learn to sing the response section of a song called "Fish in the Sea."
In each video we'll also learn a bit about opera that feature sailors, pirates, and the sea! In this episode we'll learn a bit about 'The Pirates of Penzance' and watch the Pirate King sing a song about how much he loves his job. Make sure to check out this week's activity sheet for information about Snug Harbor on Staten Island.

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Video 1 PDF

Learning Guide

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Video 1 DIGITAL

Learning Guide

Key Student Learning Standard Addressed:

NYSED Reading Standard 7

CCSS.ELA-Reading.CCRA.R.7

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Video Two:

Call and Response

Marco!! Polo??? In this lesson, Ms. Hannah and her trusty sidekick Marco will teach us all about Call and Response singing, and teach us several different names for identifying these parts within songs.
We'll also learn a bit about another opera called The Tempest by Thomas Ades that features a shipwrecked crew trapped on a magical island! We'll continue learning and practicing our musical vocabulary and good singing habits while having a bit of good-hearted, sea farein' fun!

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Video 2 PDF

Learning Guide

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Video 2 DIGITAL

Learning Guide

Key Student Learning Standard Addressed:

NYSED S&L Standard 2

...CCRA.SL.2

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Video Three:

Breath and Wind

This lesson is all about wind! Have you been out to try to fly a kite this spring? You've probably noticed the breezes are a bit stronger than usual this time of year. Miss Hannah will teach us how to learn more about breath - the WIND OF SINGING, and also about westerlies and trade winds on sailing ships. Hop on board and lets sail off together on our learning journey!

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Video 3 PDF

Learning Guide

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Video 3 DIGITAL

Learning Guide

Key Student Learning Standard Addressed:

NYSED Reading Standard 7

CCSS.ELA-Reading.CCRA.R.7

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Video Four:

Adding Movement

In this episode Miss Hannah will continue to help us explore sailing and movement by learning some of the moves sailors need to know how to do on ships! Then we'll add them to our song and keep working on our singing!

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Video 4 PDF

Learning Guide

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Video 4 DIGITAL

Learning Guide

Key Student Learning Standard Addressed:

NYSED S&L Standard 2

....CCSS.SL.2

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Video Five:

All Hands on Deck!

In our final episode of our learning series, Miss Hannah will help us explore improvisation and creative writing by adding our of "calls" to our song "Fish in the Sea." We'll also learn how to perform the song by ourselves!

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Video 5 PDF

Learning Guide

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Video 5 DIGITAL

Learning Guide

Key Student Learning Standard Addressed:

NYSED Writing Standard 3

CCSS.ELA-Writing.CCRA.W.3

Additional Information: (any additional/supplemental information related to this post will appear below)
Hannah Goodman, Teaching Artist

Soprano Hannah Madeleine Goodman is an emerging artist on the operatic stage, hailed for her “very adept coloratura” (Parterre) and her “exquisite dynamics” (Voce di Meche). Opera highlights include: Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro (Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, Center for Jewish History in NYC); Amadeus Live (LA Opera); Constance in The Sorcerer (Utopia Opera); Emmie in Albert Herring (Utopia Opera); Pamina cover in Die Zauberflöte (Opera On Tap NYC); outreach tours for LA Opera and Opera Saratoga; Young Artist at the 2019 iSING! International Young Artists Festival in China. Ms. Goodman is commended for her earnest storytelling in musical theatre, favorite credits including: Fannie in Bundled Together (Hollywood Fringe Festival, world premiere); The Hunchback of Notre Dame (La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts / McCoy Rigby Entertainment). Ms. Goodman also had a costar role on the television series Glee. She is an alumna of LA's Next Great Stage Star, where BroadwayWorld praised her performance as “beautiful…[one] of the highlights,” and has premiered two solo cabaret shows in Los Angeles: Too Fat for Musical Theater, Too Skinny for Opera at the E Spot Lounge and Almost Like Being In Love at Upstairs at Vitello’s. Ms. Goodman is a Teaching Artist for the Metropolitan Opera Guild and LA Opera, a USC Thornton School of Music alumna, and a proud member of AGMA, Actors’ Equity, and SAG-AFTRA. She is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in Entertainment Law & Industry from USC Gould School of Law.

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