Romeo and Juliet
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Culture Center, Charleston WV
Explore how three separate composers (Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, and Bernstein) have treated the Shakespearian story of Romeo and Juliet so differently in their orchestral works. Many students will especially identify with Bernstein’s West Side Story, a modern re-casting of this timeless romantic tragedy.
State Theater @ Culture Center, Charleston, WV Registration form
Cost: $4 per student, free for 1 teacher/chaperone for every ten students; $4 for each additional adult
Transportation Assistance: Schedule your day to include a visit at the state museum and be eligible for transportation assistance through WV Division of Culture and History funding.
Our nationally recognized CD-ROM materials to help your class prepare for the concert experience. Complete lesson resources and interactive CD-ROM developed are provided upon registration. All lessons are aligned with 21st Century and Next Generation/Common Core Content Standards.
Sponsored in part by Katharine B. Tierney Foundation, Charles and Mary Fayne Glotfelty Foundation, EQT Foundation, Toyota, and WV Division of Culture and History
Curriculum Materials: After registration, you will receive free multi-media CD-ROMs produced by the WVSO to prepare for your concert experience. All materials are correlated with the Academic Content Standards of WV, OH, & KY.
Curriculum Interfaces: Key applicable WV content standards achieved (through WVSO concert preparation materials and the live concert): Reading and Language Arts – Reading; Writing; Listening, Speaking, and Viewing; Mathematics – Number and Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, and Data Analysis and Probability; Science – Unifying Themes, Science Subject Matter/Concepts, and Science in Personal and Social Perspectives; Social Studies – Citizenship, Civics/Government, Economics, Geography, and History, and Eighth Grade West Virginia Studies; Visual Art – Media, Techniques and Processes; Elements of Art and Principles of Design; Subject Matter, Symbols, and Ideas; Art History and Diversity; Reflection and Analysis; and Multi-disciplinary Connections; Dance – Communication, Cultures and Historical Periods, and Connections with Other Disciplines; Theatre – Researching, Comparing and Integrating; and Analyzing and Constructing Meaning Technology: Basic Operations and Concepts; Social, Ethical, and Human Issues; Technology Productivity Tools: Technology Communication Tools; Technology Research Tools, and Technology Problem-solving and Decision-making Tools; General Music – Performing, Exploring, Creating, and Relating;