Environment & Wildlife, History, Music
Community Festivals, Elementary School Assemblies, Family Concerts, High School Assemblies, Middle School Assemblies, Residencies
Conservation, Culture Studies, Folktales, History, History & Social Sciences, Literature, Music, Poetry, US History, Wildlife
Focusing on social and environmental issues while performing on harmonica, mandolin, fretted dulcimer and guitar, Magpie sings of life, nature, and our place in this world.
A Mighty Hard Road...the Life and Music of Woody Guthrie (6-12) A glimpse into the life and travels of one of our country's most important songwriters and singers, with lots of audience sing-alongs and post performance discussions.
All The News That's Fit To Sing (6-12) This program focuses on the political and cultural movements of the 1960's and the music that was inspired by and in some cases inspired the events and movements of the time.
Battle Cry of Freedom: Civil War to Civil Rights (5-12) This program includes a collection of freedom songs, songs based in the pre-Civil War era, and songs that make a direct connection to the freedom struggle of the modern Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and beyond.
Ichthyomusicology! (K-6) A wonderful collection of songs and stories about the fish, whales, dolphins, crabs, and other creatures dependent on the water for life.
Living Planet (K-12) Celebrate the diversity of life on Earth-from whales to wolves, magpies to macaws, oceans to tundra, coastlines to rainforests and how we can help to preserve it.
Put the Sun Back in the Sky: Songs of the 1930's (6-12) A musical journey through America during the Great Depression. Songs, speech excerpts, quotes, poetry, and prose of the era are woven into a portrait of our country.
Spoon River (9-12) A program about Edgar Lee Master's poetry.