African, Caribbean, or Brazilian Music

Bird Fleming

Bird Fleming is a professional percussionist and Director of the Traditional Music Society.  He has designed workshops to enrich each of his performances.  Students learn about the role of music in various cultures  (African, Brazilian, or Caribbean).  A variety of instruments are brought for students to play.


Suitable for a maximum of 15 students for African music, or a maximum of 25 students for Caribbean or Brazilian music.


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at




Grade Levels: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,High School

Fees: $127 single, $109 each for 2 or more on the same day / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate.

Maximum Audience Size: 15 for African music; 25 for Caribbean or Brazilian

Availability: Mornings

Program Length: 45 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teacher Guide: African, Brazilian, or Caribbean Music_TPG

Requirements: 25 students/participants maximum; Choose one culture: African, Brazilian, or Caribbean; Set up includes one chair per student/participant placed in a semi-circle, one chair for the artist in the center of the semi-circle facing the students/participants; one 4ft-6ft table placed behind the artist's chair for instruments.

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