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Arts Toolkit

Arts Toolkit: Music

Music Special Features

Explore the world of music through these Arts Toolkit features and related KET web sites for students and teachers. And be sure to check back from time to time to see what’s new!

Kentuckians in Music
Kentucky music professionals explain what they do and why. Use this feature with students to identify skills and training requirements and to inspire interest in performing, conducting, music education, music program administration, and a variety of other music-related careers.

Electronic Field Trip to the Kentucky Opera
Go behind the scenes at the Kentucky Opera in Louisville and follow the production of an opera. This site includes sections on opera basics, two operas—Susannah and Die Fledermaus, careers, and classroom resources.

Mountain Born: The Jean Ritchie Story
Meet a Kentucky legend who has helped preserve and promote traditional music.

World of Our Own: Kentucky Folkways
This eight-part series includes a number of segments about traditional music. Visit the web site for more information about Kentucky folk music, culture, and traditions.

Multi-Arts Tools
Be sure to visit this section for more tools for arts-based education, including ideas for some Fabulous Field Trips and an audience etiquette activity.

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