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Program Information

Program name: DIY Electronic Music and Programming for Teens
Program category: Music
Visual Arts- Crafts
Program length: 90 min
Audience level: Teens
Audience size: 15
Program description: Teens will explore the science behind recorded music, electronic music, and computer-generated music with projects from the book Musical Inventions by author/educator Kathy Ceceri. Options include: Build a Paper Record Player -- Teens will discover the history of recorded music and make a simple turntable that plays vinyl LPs to take home. DIY Audio Speakers and Mics -- Teens will learn about electrical circuits as they build simple working speakers and microphones to take home. Electronic Music Board with Makey Makey and Scratch (computers required)-- Teens will learn about circuits and coding when they work in teams to build and program a musical surface you can play with your hands or a toy car or robot. Kathy Ceceri is the author of over a dozen books of hands-on learning projects for kids. Her titles include Paper Inventions, Fabric Inventions, Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future, Video Games: Design and Code Your Own Adventure, and Micronations: Invent Your Own Country and Culture.
Space/special requirements: Laptops or desktop computers with Internet access or Scratch 2.0 loaded are required for the Makey Makey Music Board program.
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $351- $500
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: The fee includes travel and all materials. Additional travel charge beyond 50 miles from Schuylerville, NY. Ask about discounts for multiple bookings in the same visit!
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Capital District
North Country
Program last updated: 08/08/2018
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Stage name: Kathy Ceceri's Crafts for Learning
Performer name: Kathy Ceceri
Phone: 518-587-7801
Mailing address: 7 Pearl Street
Schuylerville, NY 12871
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: Saratoga Springs Public Library, Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, Crandall Library (Glens Falls, NY), Queens Public Library (main branch), Middletown Thrall Library
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Performer information last updated: 08/08/2018


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