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Music@St. Albans and the Town of Davidson Provided Family Music Engagement Event at Ada Jenkins Center

by | May 18, 2021

Paige Whitley-Bauguess

On Thursday, May 6, 2021, Music at St. Alban’s’, in conjunction with the Town of Davidson, provided a virtual Family Engagement music enrichment event at the Ada Jenkins Center LEARNWorks After School Academic Enrichment Program.

Paige Whitley-Baugess described the history of European court dances and the origins of dance in colonial America. Paige & the LEARN Works interpreter explained how the Spanish princesses brought their Spanish culture of music and dance to France.  Paige performed a Spanish dance with castanets. Barry Baugess demonstrated various types of trumpet and brass instruments from the 15’s through modern times.

Students, along with their parents and older siblings were able to ask the performers questions about the music, the instruments and the style of dance.

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