Burchie & Tom make the elementary curriculum come alive with their upbeat and interactive program of educational, humorous, and inspirational songs along with Tom's ingenious puppetry. This special program complements many curriculum themes and makes learning fun. Burchie offers a custom designed program for your grade. Just let us know what theme you are studying.
Tom and Burchie accompany their engaging, original songs on guitar, bass, banjo, ukelele and drums. During the show they demonstrate the differences between the instruments. They will have students joyfully singing the names of the continents, landforms, planets, animal kingdoms and much more. Their songs of peace and gratitude will enrich your community gatherings throughout the year.
Geared for Grades K-3, the assembly can be custom designed to fit your curriculum themes. Some topics are: Tres Gatos, Hot Blooded Mammal, Strolling down the Isthmus, Monarch Butterfly Song, The Solar System, and The Classroom Boogie. Their program is appropriate for school and library programs, or family concerts. Audience max: 300.
Curriculum connections: varied by program and Music.
About Burchie and Tom:
Burchie Green is well known for her recordings that have enchanted audiences around the world. She is a Singer, Songwriter, Instrumentalist, and a Composer. Burchie has been a Montessori Educator for more than 20+ years. Burchie Green – Burchiemusic.com
Tom Knight has recorded 6 children's cds and delights audiences with his solo music and puppetry performances. Tom is a Singer, songwriter, Composer, Instrumentalist, and Puppeteer. Tom has been performing his solo programs for more than 22 years. Tom Knight - TomKnight.com
What they are saying:
"Burchie and Tom's rich beautiful vocals and catchy melodies capture the imagination, bringing curriculum areas to life. Animal kingdoms, sensorial materials, continents, landforms all gain added dimension once Burchie has put them to music. Highly recommended." Laura Frogameni, Montessori teacher
"It is a joy to find quality songs for children that are created by true musicians. Both Burchie and Tom are accomplished artists who know how to joyfully entertain and educate their listeners about the world around them. This is an act that appeals to both children and adults. The puppetry is masterful and will captivate the audience. This is a sure bet!" Sujata Rege Konowitz, Montessori music teacher