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The Physics of Steel Drums

Artist: Kevin Martin

Type: Professional Development


Learn how the steel drum and calypso music can be used to reach different types of learners in your classroom in this professional development workshop. Gain skills and techniques to engage non-traditional learners by creating demonstrations that involve the entire class. The physics of sound and the concepts of frequency and amplitude will be explored. No matter your subject area, all will leave empowered to use new art forms to spice up lesson plans and draw in students’ attention.

Sample Common Core Connection: Speaking/Listening 2 CCR Anchor Standard: Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

*All workshops longer than 90 minutes include an on-site orientation meeting.


Audience Limit: NA

Program Length: NA

Appropriate for Grades:
Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, All Grades


Assembly Price: NA

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: NA

Workshop Cost per Day: Pricing: $500 for up to 90 minutes or $815* for full day, plus mileage.

Workshop Materials Fee: NA

Travel Fee: Mileage fee may apply.

Technical Requirements



International Drum Month
Music in our Schools Month
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Arts in Education Week

Curriculum Connections

21st Century Skills
Common Core-aligned
Physical Science