1. Scots traditional fiddle
2. Scots song
3. Gaelic song/language
Connections: Robert Burns and Paul Laurence Dunbar - Voices of the People
Scots song, poetry writing, art project - local artists work with students on understanding the importance of poetry in telling the stories of people who might not otherwise have a voice. The use of dialect by both poets is explored as well as other significant connections between the two poets and students write their own poetry. Classes demonstrating connections between Scottish traditional music/history and African American music/history. These classes are interactive, thought provoking sessions showing how these two musical cultures have been intertwined since the earliest Colonial days in the USA.