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    Name: Saturday Family Jam Sessions
    Date: April 11, 2020
    Time: 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
    Event Description:

    Junior music aficionados spend Saturday mornings in the Mansion singing, playing, and preparing for a lifetime of music appreciation. This year, families go on a musical adventure as expert artists guide them through folk, go-go, classical, bluegrass, and soul.

    Ideal for ages 4–8. See our Strathmore Kids Tips for this program! Performances on April 11 and 25 are sensory-friendly.

    The Sweater Set

    Discover Folk Music with The Sweater Set

    Sat, Feb 29, 10:15am

    Raise your voice and sing! Maureen Andary and Sara Curtin of the award-winning soprano-alto duo The Sweater Set treat kids to a smorgasbord of sound with classic folk and original songs. Guitar, ukulele, accordion, banjo, flute, hand percussion, and kazoo accompany their harmonies.

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    Elijah Balbed

    Discover Go-Go Music with Elijah Balbed

    Sat, March 7, 10:15am

    In this family-friendly go-go workshop and jam session you’ll learn about Chuck Brown, the “go-go swing” feel, how the original go-go beats were created, and how Balbed blends go-go with jazz. Don’t miss this opportunity to teach your kids about the official music of DC!

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    Piotr Pakhomkin

    Discover Classical Music with Piotr Pakhomkin

    Sat, March 21, 10:15am

    Unlock your child’s inner Mozart with classical guitarist Pakhomkin. In this interactive performance, you’ll learn the basics of improvisation by clapping rhythms and compose original melodies using letters from the musical alphabet.

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    Brad Kolodner

    Discover Bluegrass Music with Brad Kolodner

    Sat, April 11, 10:15am, Sensory-Friendly

    Multi-instrumentalist Brad Kolodner takes families on an Appalachian music journey. From toe-tapping fiddle tunes to groovy banjo melodies and jubilant sing-alongs, explore the vibrant and rich tradition of bluegrass and old-time music! This session is sensory-friendly. Check back here closer to the show for the performance guide!

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    Cecily Bumbray

    Discover Soul Music with Cecily

    Sat, April 25, 10:15am, Sensory-Friendly

    Join singer-songwriter Cecily to explore soul music. Experiment with elements like call-and-response; learn about influences such as gospel, blues, and rock; and celebrate the sounds of Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Art Blakey, and more! This session is sensory-friendly. Check back here closer to the show for the performance guide!

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    Tips

    About Ideal Ages We list ideal ages for many Strathmore Kids events to help families navigate our offerings, but recognize that all children are unique and respond to experiences differently. We invite you to explore the information provided to determine if the event is a good fit for your family. We welcome movement and noise at these events with no shushing.

    Everyone Needs a Ticket! All attendees, including accompanying adults, must have a ticket for this event to help us manage attendance and be sure we don't go over our maximum allowed capacity. Tickets for this program are not mailed; there will be a Will Call list at the door.

    Free for 2 & Under Children 2 years old and under will be admitted to this program for free. If you plan to bring a child 2 years old or younger, please call our ticket office to reserve a special free ticket at 301.581.5100.

    Location:

    THE MANSION AT STRATHMORE

    10701 ROCKVILLE PIKE

    NORTH BETHESDA, MD 20852-3224

    Date/Time Information:

    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2020, 10:15AM

    SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2020, 10:15AM

    SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2020, 10:15AM

    SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2020, 10:15AM

    SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2020, 10:15AM

    Contact Information:
    Strathmore
    Fees/Admission:
    $10 in advance, $12 at the door
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