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Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State

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  • Canceled

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Jazz for Young People: Who is Dave Brubeck?

10:00 am Thursday, April 2, 2020
60 minutes

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra School-Time Matinee performance has been canceled.

This interactive concert, narrated by Ted Nash with trumpeter Wynton Marsalis performing, is based on Leonard Bernstein’s legendary Young People’s Concerts of the 1950s and 1960s.

The big band will share its love of jazz with the next generation by celebrating the incredible songs and stories of pianist and composer Dave Brubeck. Through the live performance of some of Brubeck’s greatest works, students will hear why his music remains so popular and enjoyable. The band will perform the unusual rhythms of Brubeck’s record-selling album Time Out, plus his lively and distinctive solo pieces.

PA Academic Standards: 
Pennsylvania Curriculum Framework for Music
United States History
Key Learning Areas: 
Creative Thinking and Expression
Social Studies Thinking
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support provided by
McQuaide Blasko Endowment

Educator Preparation Materials: 

We provide teaching materials referencing subject area connections that follow the Pennsylvania Curriculum Frameworks and Standards found in the Pennsylvania Standards Aligned System, the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Learning Standards for Early Childhood, the Next Generation Science State Standards, and the Common Core State Standards. Contact Medora Ebersole at 814‑863‑6752 or mde13@psu.edu to receive these resources.