Create your own melody using household objects with this New York Philharmonic video from Camp TV. Learn about rhythm and contour, then listen to a full melody played on the bassoon.
Learn to make simple musical instruments with craft items that can be found at home with this video from Camp TV!
Learn to Salsa
Salsa was born in New York City in the 1960s from the musical styles and influences brought to the city from Latin America. Follow along and learn the two fundamental steps of the Salsa with this Lincoln Center video from Camp TV!
Native American singer Martha Redbone teaches the medley of three traditional social dances: “Choctaw Drum Dance,” “Cherokee Bear Dance,” and “Cherokee Friendship Dance.” Sing along with this Carnegie Hall video from Camp TV!
Una Canción De Amor
Write a song about people you love and things that bring you joy in this Camp TV video from the New Victory Theater.
D.C. Go-Go Rhythms at Home
Discover the infectious rhythms of go-go music, which originated in Washington D.C., with New Victory Teaching Artist and D.C. native Olney Edmondson. Learn the history and make some beats yourself using your body and items around the house!
Explore how different changes and transitions occur in music with this New York Philharmonic video from Camp TV!
Join Native American singer Martha Redbone n this Camp TV video from Carnegie Hall Musical Explorers to learn an original song about the Trail or Tears called “40 Wheels.” Sing along with Martha as she shares the words and how to make sound makers using materials at home.
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.”
Zeynep Alpan, a teaching artist with the New York Philharmonic, explains how music was created and passed down before there was musical notation, in this video from Camp TV. She explains that musical notation is like a language where each symbol represents the exact pitch and sound you make on an instrument or using your voice.