Clowes Education Matinee: Black Violin
March 1, 2019
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Event Details
Intended for Grades 5-12
Clowes Education Matinee: Black Violin
Presented by Clowes Education


Ticket Price: Student $8.00, Adult $15.00

Black Violin is composed of Kev Marcus (aka Kevin Sylvester) and Wil B (Wilner Baptiste), two classically trained string instrumentalists who met in high school 20 years ago in Miami. Between Kev’s violin and Wil’s viola, their shows feature an evening of strings, beats and rhythms that will have the audience both enthralled and dancing to the hip-hop beats. “As black men living in America, we understand challenges and we also understand the power of “I can’t”, yet we decide to live by and promote the poser of “I can”. We realize that every opportunity to connect our diverse fans is an opportunity to break down the barriers that separate us, empower individuality and encourage progress.” Don’t miss the chance to expose your students to an amazing musically positive duo!

Music/string concert, 90 minutes

Kosson Talent

Curriculum Connections: Music, Art, Social Studies


For the Clowes Study Guide Sheet, click here.

Key Standards related to this performance:

            Music (Grades 5-12)

  • Responding to Music, Standard 6: Listening to, analyzing, and describing music
  • Responding to Music, Standard 7: Evaluating music and music performances
  • Responding to Music, Standard 8: Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts
  • Responding to Music, Standard 9: Understanding music in relation to history and culture

                Sociology Standard 2 —

                          Culture Students examine the influence of culture on the individual and the way cultural transmission is accomplished. Students study the way culture defines how people in a society behave in relation to groups and to physical objects. They also learn that human behavior is learned within the society. Through the culture, individuals learn the relationships, structures, patterns and processes to be members of the society.

*Standards are provided to support your attendance to this performance.  For a more complete listing of theatre-related standards, click here.