The below represents a general outline of the shows.
The sequence of rounds, music selections, and
styles are subject to change.
Rhythm is Going to Get You!"
|Percussion - Steve Gryb gets the audience in the mood by giving a
very high intensity warm-up performance playing all the percussion instruments to the
accompaniment of very high energy music!|
|Songs: Rhythm is Going to Get You and
Conga and Turn the Beat Around|
|2nd Interactive Round:|
|Bongos - up to 80 kids sit down in front of the stage to have fun playing
inflatable bongos along with the Pied Piper and his real percussion, and at the same time
they are screaming in excitement! At least one prize is awarded to
the best bongo player.|
|3rd Interactive Round:|
|Shakers and Conga Line Dance - the infamous Wiggle, Jiggle, and Jam round!
Up to 100 kids play either brightly colored Maracas, or Fruits & Vegetable
shakers that also demonstrates their ABC's such as "A is for Apple, B is for Banana,
C is for cucumber, all the way through to Z for zuchini". Imagine a long line
of kids winding their way through the audience while spinning and playing along to
the lively music! Every child that plays a shaker receives a prize and
at least one child is selected for a grand prize!|
|Songs: tropical island music such as St. Thomas|
|4th Interactive Round (time
|Hand Drum Sound Shapes - coordination is the key here - - kids are given
geometric drum shapes and a drum stick to play along to the music at ever increasing
speed!! At least one prize is awarded to the best sound shapes player.|
|Songs: strong rhythmic music such as Beat It|
|Dancing, Whistling, and Call & Response - everyone is energized by the show and the entire
audience is given a whistle to play while dancing and participating during the
finale - - it's obvious that the rhythm definitely got them in this extremely entertaining
and educational show!|
|Songs: I Feel Good|
On top of ALL OF THIS FUN, The
Pied Piper interjects descriptions of the history and the nature of percussion throughout
the show !!