Double PlayDouble Play flute and tuba, has been entertaining audiences of all ages since 1989. Now residing in Michigan; Amy Ridings, flutist, and Patrick Sciannella, tubaist, performed in 45 states, the District of Columbia and Mexico. Ridings is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and Sciannella holds a Masters degree from the Eastman School of Music. This unique duo offers assembly programs and workshops for schools— Science of Sound and Reading,‘Riting and Rhythm—and community concerts with music featuring Bach to Broadway. Their classroom workshops allow students to participate and perform on many levels: playing in a “bottle band,” to demonstrate the four characteristics of sound; creating new lyrics/poetry to pre-existing melodies, plus learning about the special relationship between guide dogs and their human partners are just a few of the opportunities available. Special sessions with young instrumental and choral students allow for unique and rewarding collaborative performances with these classically trained musicians.

Grade levels: Pre-K-12
Dual artist residency (sponsor cost $1000//week)
Amy Ridings or Patrick Sciannella
35089 Muirwood Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
phone: 602.540.9694 or 248.977.8814

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