Wyoming Area Catholic students make instruments while studying world music

January 27th, 2016 2:04 pm

Wyoming Area Catholic School students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades constructed homemade musical instruments called mbiras, an instrument unique to Africa. The instruments were built with plywood base and bobby pin tines, and concluded a semester-long unit on world music. Pictured are students with their instruments, from left, first row, Jordan Molitoris, Mia Cardillo, Emma Broda, Olivia Orlando, Maya Kasa, Brooke McCloskey, Brooke Casey. Second row, Jordan Chepalonis, Alivia Serkosky, Matthew Prociak, Emma Hunter, Saige Stempien, Nicolas Lombardo, Zeb Moses. Third row, Emma Anderson, Gabby Morgan, Lynzie Skoronski, Makaylee Crake, Olivia Kaluzny, Chris Hines, Ethan Kozdan, Mr. Jackson Fiore, music teacher. Fourth row, Cameron Marcinkowski, Livia Moore, Jillian Foley, Courtney Iskra, Richard Morris and Carl Yastremski.

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