Milkshake Duo

  • About the Artist:

    Lisa Mathews and Mikel Gehl are the founding members of The Grammy-nominated Milkshake Band. The group has released five award-winning CDs, a Parent’s Choice Silver Award winning DVD Screen Play, and has had music videos on Nick Jr., PBS KIDS and the Emmy-winning cartoon ToddsWorld. Their fourth CD, Great Day, was nominated for a Grammy for “Best Musical Recording for Children” in 2010. Singer-songwriter Lisa Mathews is also host of Young At Heart, the popular family-friendly radio show on 89.7 WTMD, and works as a teaching artist in schools through Wolf Trap and Young Audiences of Maryland.

    The Milkshake Duo’s show is an interactive and inspiring performance that encourages children to “be a part of the band,” and join in the music-making. Children participate through body movement and voice. Creative expression is encouraged with every song, as young children interpret different styles of music and respond to singing games, which introduce beat, tempo, and rhythm.

    Category:

    • Music

    Type of Programs Offered

    • assembly
    • virtual
    • Music with the Milkshake Duo

      Description:

      The Milkshake Band is stuck in traffic! Lisa and Mikel need the audience to help them with the singing and music-making and invite them to be part of the band, keeping the beat and using their bodies as musical instruments.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      PreK-2nd

      Curriculum Connections

      Fine Arts Content Standards in MUSIC:
      2.0 Historical, Cultural and Social Context: Students will demonstrate an understanding of music as an essential aspect of history and human experience.
      1. Develop the ability to recognize music as a form of individual and cultural expression through experiencing music as both personal and societal expression.

      This program is offered as:

      • assembly
      • virtual
    • Booking Details

      Required Materials:

      We are a self-contained music-making machine. All we need is access to electricity and a little bit of space.

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  • Name or Art Agency:
    Young Audiences Arts For Learning, Maryland
    Email:
    [email protected]
    Phone:
    (410) 231-3497
    State / County:
    MD

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