Call for Submissions: Color the Music

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A marriage of art and music for young artists and audiences age 5-17.

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Great artists and musicians have inspired each other throughout history. VisArts, Montgomery County’s premiere center for the visual arts at Rockville Town Square, and the National Philharmonic, in residence at the Music Center at Strathmore, announce a vibrant partnership to spark creativity between the visual and performing arts.

VisArts is dedicated to transforming individuals and communities through the visual arts, offering gallery exhibitions, educational programs for children and adults, and a studio artist program. National Philharmonic’s youth initiative, All Kids, All Free, All the Time, offers professional performances for young audiences 17 and under free of charge. This marriage of art and music will present free concerts, exhibitions, and creative opportunities for young artists and audiences ages 5-17.

In advance of the concerts on October 8 and 9 (Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons), students may submit artwork or poetry related to the music.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 30TH!

Guidelines for Elementary School children

Art: Listen to part of one of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons concertos and draw a picture that shows how you think the composer depicts the season through music.

Poetry: Write a short poem about one of the seasons.

 

Guidelines for Middle/High School students

Art: Choose a movement from one of Vivaldi's Four Seasons concertos. Read the sonnet that accompanies the work and listen to the music. Draw or paint a picture that shows how you think Vivaldi depicts the season and sonnet through the music.

Poetry: Read the sonnets that Vivaldi provided for the Four Seasons. Write your own sonnet or poem describing an element of one of the Four Seasons.

 

 

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