Enjoy this interactive musical call and response activity with Yakir Ben-Hur and his drum Jasmine from the National Dance Institute. Together we will create beautiful rhythmic sounds!
Ola de la Mar
Sing along with Juan, Julia, and Alex from Carnegie Hall and learn “Ola de la Mar,” a song about finding peace in the sea. Also, explore the seguidor, segundo, and guacharo instruments.
Join Mr. Hines as he makes instruments out of recycled material! Drum on old jars and cans, strum on rubber bands, and make an oboe out of a straw. Experiment and find out how to make different noises and pitches.
Make an Instrument Out of a String
Learn how to make an instrument out of a string and other supplies around your house, and gain a deeper understanding of pitch and tone. Damian Quiñones from Lincoln Center shows us how he makes music around his house. Just strum and enjoy!
Making Instruments with Natural Materials
Make drumsticks out of nature to “play” your environment. Mr. Hines from New York Philharmonic makes drumsticks from old trees and rocks, creating different sounds all around him! What music will you make?
Learn to make simple musical instruments with craft items that can be found at home with this video from Camp TV!
Learning “El Pescador”
Join Columbian artists Jonathan and Gregorio in this Camp TV video from Carnegie Hall Musical Explorers to learn about traditional Columbian music and instruments. After learning how to roll your r’s, sing and dance along to the song, “El Pescador.”
How to Make a Banjo
Learn how to make a homamde banjo with this #MetKids video from Camp TV.
Let’s Make a Harp
Learn how to make a homemade harp with a cardboard box or file folder and rubber bands with this Atlanta Symphony Orchestra video produced by Georgia Public Broadcasting for Camp TV.
DIY Djembe Drum Rhythms
Learn about musical tones and timbres, rhythms and beats with New Victory Theater Teaching Artist Signe Harriday. Viewers will learn about the djembe drum, and become at-home musicians by using their bodies and objects found around the house.