Felipe Gomez is an educator, award winning musician and adventurer. His interactive music program explores the importance of music in daily life. He will share his multi-media performance “The adventures of the Cycling Fox”, a fusion of live music, spoken word, and projections of video animations. During on-air activities, students will learn to observe sound waves, patterns in music, rhythm and pitch. Felipe will also demonstrate body percussion. Students will use what they have learned to create their own musical scenes, giving sound to their thoughts and feelings.

  • Art Strand: Music
  • Broadcast length: 45 min.
  • Off camera hands-on teacher guided activity: approximately 45-60 min.
  • Grades: 1-8


 

Broadcast Dates

  • May 23, 2018: Grades 7-8
    9:25-10:10am live broadcast
    + post-broadcast activity (see Teacher Guide)
  • May 23, 2018: Grades 5-6
    1:15-2:00pm live broadcast
    + post-broadcast activity (see Teacher Guide)
  • May 24, 2018: Grades 3-4
    9:25-10:10am live broadcast
    + post-broadcast activity (see Teacher Guide)
  • May 24, 2018: Grades 1-2
    1:15-2:00pm live broadcast
    + post-broadcast activity (see Teacher Guide)

Thank you to Palliser Heights School, Palliser for hosting these broadcasts.

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Artist Biography: Felipe Gomez

Felipe Gomez is an award winning musician, adventurer and public speaker. Felipe has taken the “touring musician” or “troubadour” concept to a whole new level by cycling across Canada with his 6 string bass and amp. With His project “The Bike and Bass tour”, Felipe hopes to inspire people to explore Canada, experience the outdoors, and embrace the wide diversity of art, cultures, landscapes, and wildlife that Canada has to offer.His last album Dance of the Fox won a national
award for BEST INTERNATIONAL RELEASE at The Indigenous Music Awards in Winnipeg, MB, in 2015. Felipe has performed at hundreds of venues, schools, and festivals across Canada, and internationally on three continents.