Fine Arts Programs

The DMDL Methodology

DMDL facilitates learning through “live” presentations that extract life skills and lessons taken from the DMDL curriculum.

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In-School Performances

We bring the highest level of arts programming to your school with enriched presentations that connect cultures and historical perspectives. 

American culture can be defined by its music. We can better understand today’s music culture by looking through the mirror of time. Presented by a 4-5 piece band (guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals), this presentation explores the development of American Rock music from the early jazz crooners and the American blues storytellers to the bands of the “British Invasion.”

Discover the physical and social benefits of dance in this presentation. With a combination of Tap and Hip Hop dance artists experience cultural dances in the U.S. as they present dance techniques within various genres and explore how the feet play an integral part (line dancing, Irish jigs, tap, and fancy footwork). Learn some dance moves and show us what you’ve got!

Using basic themes of communication, leadership and community, Diaspora! will lead students on a journey from the coasts of Africa to the in-lands of America. Students will learn about the aesthetics of work and the principles of survival as they are presented in the American slavery experience. Methods of communication and story telling are explored through the oral traditions of “signifying”, “pattin’ juba” and “urban street jive”, traits which are present in the rituals of African tribal life and modern day rap. that survived the African Diaspora

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Did you know there are actually only 12 musical notes in music? Discover the power these 12 notes in the hands of genius composers.

This presentation crosses boundaries of genre, style and geography.

See how they show up in culture and history when genius is applied in this presentation of music from Bach, Mozart, Duke Ellington, and Stevie Wonder. Steered by a string quartet playing 21st century musical concepts we’ll explore Europe and America down the avenues of Classical, Swing, and Motown. 

How does music written hundreds of years ago still have relevancy today? Uncover the answer in this presentation of music and effect. Driven by a string quartet, we journey to discover why and how classical music from Europe and the U.S. is used in movies as they demonstrate classical musical themes, matching emotions with thematic material.

Technique, Team building and Communication through the percussive arts.

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Field Trip Performances

We invite your students to take an excursion to experience large-scale performances at world-class venues.

America’s uniqueness stems from the many cultures that are woven together in our streets and neighborhoods. Explore the different music in our cultures that have immigrated and now call America ‘home.’ This presentation seeks to bring the focus on understanding how cultures differ and are similar, based on the music and personal stories of its musicians.

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Artist in Residency

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We give the students the opportunity to discover the arts on a deeper level through multi-week experiences.

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Discover the physical and social benefits of dance in this presentation. With a combination of Tap and Hip Hop dance artists experience cultural dances in the U.S. as they present dance techniques within various genres and explore how the feet play an integral part (line dancing, Irish jigs, tap, and fancy footwork). Learn some dance moves and show us what you’ve got!

Using basic themes of communication, leadership and community, Diaspora! will lead students on a journey from the coasts of Africa to the in-lands of America. Students will learn about the aesthetics of work and the principles of survival as they are presented in the American slavery experience. Methods of communication and story telling are explored through the oral traditions of “signifying”, “pattin’ juba” and “urban street jive”, traits which are present in the rituals of African tribal life and modern day rap. that survived the African Diaspora

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America’s uniqueness stems from the many cultures that are woven together in our streets and neighborhoods. Explore the different music in our cultures that have immigrated and now call America ‘home.’ This presentation seeks to bring the focus on understanding how cultures differ and are similar, based on the music and personal stories of its musicians.

Technique, Team building and Communication through the percussive arts.

More details coming soon!

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Arts-in-Education

Using a scientific process: We teach students to listen. We teach students to think. We teach students to create.

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