Music for Youth: Grades 4-6
Ken Lam, conductor
Marquita Lister, soprano & narrator
David Elbert, geologist
Blessed Sheriff, spoken poet
Robert Cantrell, bass-baritone
Images from National Geographic, and photographer Jill Brody
Explore the breadth, wealth and diversity of the American landscape as iconic orchestral works depict some of the world’s most beautiful places. Experience the Grand Canyon through selections from Grofé’s Grand Canyon Suite and images from National Geographic. The program will also feature Maryland’s 2013 Poetry Out Loud state champion Blessed Sheriff, American songs Oh Susanna and Boatman’s Dance with bass-baritone Robert Cantrell, Ellington’s Riba from The River and a sing-along to America the Beautiful.