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Learning In Concert Student Work

Listen to the Learning In Concert student compositions and view the musical notation and TRAMboards. Use the menu to find your school and compare animal melodies.

Listen to the Compositions

Use the Compare Animals menu in the sidebar to see your alligator (or koala or bunny …) composition alongside similar compositions from other schools.

Below that you'll find the Compare Motions menu. Here you will see all the compositions for each motion grouped together.

And below that is the Find Your School menu. Use it to see all your school's compositions.

(These menues are in the footer on phones and tablets.)

The Original Swimming Melody

Swimming Motifs

Motif #1 imitates the undulating motion of a fish moving through water

Motif #2 imitates the fish gliding through water

Motif #3 is a combination of undulating motion and gliding motion

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View the flier for the 2015-16 Learning in Concert program, Adaptations in Motion: Animal and Musical.

For more information about the program, including registration, email Education Director Terry Wolkowicz or call 508-999-6276.

Thank you to Concerts at the Point for their generous support of our Learning in Concert program in Fall River, Westport, and Tiverton elementary schools. Thank you to Up with School Arts for their generous support of our program in Little Compton and Middletown elementary schools.

The 2014-15 Learning in Concert program was supported in part by a grant from the Acushnet, Fairhaven, Fall River, Marion, New Bedford and Wareham Local Cultural Councils, which are local agencies supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.