Adia Tamar Whitaker of the New Victory Theater teaches viewers about the Gullah-Geechee musical tradition known as the Ring Shout, which was born in the “praise houses” of coastal Georgia and South Carolina.
- MG3-1.1 Sing independently on pitch and in rhythm while maintaining a steady tempo.
- MG3-1.2 Sing in groups, matching dynamic levels, using an expressive voice, and responding to the cues of a conductor.
- MC3-1.3 Sing expressively in groups, matching dynamic levels and responding to the cues of a conductor.
- MC3-1.5 Sing in groups, using good posture, matching dynamic levels, and changing tempos and watching the conductor.
- MG3-1.7 Play a varied repertoire of music representing diverse genres and cultures, including the music of South Carolina.
- MG5-6.2 Explain the role of music in everyday life, celebrations, and other special events.
- MG5-1.3 Sing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music including partner songs, descants, ostinati, rounds, and two-part songs.