Local Arts-in-Education Organization Performs Rare Concert, for Parents and Children, at The Ramkat
Carolina Music Ways presents Carolina Live!—Our Musical History Sat., Dec. 1 at 2:00 PM at The Ramkat, located at 170 W 9th St, in downtown Winston-Salem. Perfect for children of all ages, CMW brings history to life through North Carolina music, igniting passion for a variety of music, and celebrate North Carolina’s multicultural music heritage.
This show features sing-a-longs, jazz, bluegrass, blues, gospel, old-time stringband, rhythm and blues, and Moravian brass; performed by some of the best musicians in the area including Matt Kendrick, Debbie Gitlin, Wiley Porter, Joe Robinson, Karon Click, and Diana Tuffin.
Children’s tickets are $5 each and adult admission is free. Adult-friendly beverages and kid-friendly beverages will be available for purchase at the bar during the event. Tickets can be purchased at www.theramkat.com or at the door.
This is the first public performance in several years and is meant to increase awareness of this educational and musical local treasure. The school show is aligned with State and Common Core Standards for Music, Social Studies, and Language Arts; and comes with a class curriculum for deeper learning. CMW receives the Wells Fargo Arts-in-Education Grant from the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County to perform this program in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System.
“Every student in North Carolina should see this show,” said Eddy McGee, Executive Director Stokes County Arts Council. Carolina Music Ways is working on making this a reality.
“We would love to see you at this special preview of our show Carolina Live,” said CMW Music Director, Matt Kendrick. “We will be presenting the show in schools in Forsyth, Stokes and Guilford counties. Come see what it is all about and help us spread the word of North Carolina’s proud musical heritage. A good time for all.”
About Carolina Music Ways
Carolina Music Ways(CMW) is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt, non-profit arts-in-education organization based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. CMW’s mission is to educate children in North Carolina about the state’s diverse musical heritage and inspire them to participate in its rich music traditions.
Carolina Music Ways benefits school children through the school show, Carolina Live!—Our Musical History, and related classroom lessons bringing history to life through North Carolina music. CMW inspires passion for a variety of music and celebrates North Carolina’s multicultural music heritage. CMW is proud to receive funding from the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.