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CB Students Learn About Instruments from Around the World
Professional musician and educator Jamie Hogetsu Orfanella visited Chenango Bridge Elementary on June 5 for “World Music Day” presentations. 
 
medium shot of students watching musician play instrument 

Mr. Orfanella demonstrated over a dozen instruments from more than ten different countries to each fifth grade class. Instruments demonstrated included the shakuhachi flute from Japan, didgeridoo from Australia, and bansuri flute from India.
 
students listening to musician discuss instrument

These presentations were a great way to connect social studies, music, and the arts for students -- as Mr. Orfanella shared his love of music and how it links to culture and traditions around the world.
 
musician playing instrument

Funding for the visit was provided by The BaCh.

You can see more information about Mr. Orfanella at: https://www.komuso.com/people/people.pl?person=1898
 
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