Woodwind Quintet

The Woodwind Quintet shows how much music connects with a range of topics, including visual art and social studies.

Woodwind Instrument Demonstration | Why is the flute in a woodwind quintet if it’s made of metal? Isn’t the French horn a brass instrument? The Woodwind Quintet shares how each of their instruments can be so different yet blend together to make a unique sound. Best for Grades 1–5. Curriculum Connections: Science, Music

Music and Art Pairings | This multimedia presentation pairs music with paintings, architecture, and sculpture.  Learn how the visual arts and music are connected by choosing one of the following engaging programs: Art & Arpeggios, Brushes & Beats, Leonardo da Vinci: Artist, Scientist & Inventor, and Fascinating Female Artists. A projector, screen, and computer are recommended for this program. Best for Grades 4–8. Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts, Visual Art, Music

Where in the World Is…? | Follow musical cues from Europe to the Far East to South America and Africa to discover the unique musical sounds of countries around the world. This program will reinforce your students’ listening and map reading skills. Best for Grades 4–8. Curriculum Connections: Social Studies, Music

Age: Grades 2–8
Length: 45 minutes
Audience Size: 2–4 classes
Cost: $200 per performance
To book, contact: DPAA’s Education Department, (937) 224-3521 x1140. Reservations for 2019–2020 begin April 15, 2019.

“I love how personal it feels. The students get to interact with the musicians and ask them questions about themselves and their instruments. It really is a great way for the students to connect to the music and the musicians.”
– Kemp Pre K–6 School, Dayton