On April 5th 2016 I performed my DrumSongStory School Assembly program, “Beyond The Borders: Drums, Songs and Stories Celebrating Multi-Cultural Collaboration” at Fairfield Country Day School in Fairfield CT.
AND THIS JUST IN! They’ve just invited me back for the Fall of 2016 to present my “Bully Proof Kid” assembly. kewl!
– Mark Shepard, Songwriter, Storyteller, Drummer, “multi-disciplinary performance artist”
Part 1: Overtone Singing
Part 2: Pre-framing for the wide age span (K-9)
Part 3: Introducing the drums
Part 4: An old African folktale turned into a “new” Irish story/song
Part 5: We invite audience participation and “rehearse” the parts.
Part 6: Monkey and Leopard an African “Trickster” Folktale (heavily influenced by American culture and humor)
Part 7: The Silkie – Irish/Celtic Folktale turned into a story song