Boyz in the Wood
Young People’s Concert Series
Elementary and Middle School Students (recommended grades K-8)
Grant Cooper’s Boyz in the Wood
Back by popular demand, Boyz in the Wood is a composition by our own Maestro Cooper. This special piece re-casts the traditional literary tale of Little Red Riding Hood into a musical story with Little Red Riding Hood as a coloratura soprano and the Wolf as a rap artist.
Charleston: Tuesday and Wednesday, November 13 and 14, 2012 at the Clay Center, Charleston, WV 9:45 a.m. and 11:35 a.m. each day (concerts last one hour each)
Morgantown: Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Creative Arts Center
Cost: $4 per student; chaperones free in 10:1 ratio
Scholarship Information: Admission fee waivers and transportation assistance may be available for qualifying schools with above average free/reduced lunch rates in all West Virginia counties, as well as portions of Ohio and Kentucky.
For more information and to download the application form, please go to www.wvsokids.org/planning your trip. Scholarship applications should be submitted at the same time registration is completed.
Key Curriculum Interfaces: Reading and Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Music and Art. Upon registration, you will receive multi-media CD-ROMs produced by the WVSO to prepare for your concert experience. All materials are correlated with Common Core and 21st Century Standards of WV, OH, & KY.
Students will have the opportunity to write a rap verse to submit for use during the concert!
Project SCALE funding provided by Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation; WV Office of Education and the Arts
Key applicable Common Core 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 – Science as Inquiry, Unifying Themes, Science Subject Matter/Concepts, Scientific Design and Application, and Science in Personal and Social Perspectives; Social Studies – Citizenship, Civics/Government, Economics, Geography, and History, and Elementary 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; 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