The full list of learning objectives can be found in the lesson outline below, but some include:
Gain knowledge of Afro-Creole culture and music
Learn about composer and arranger Camille Nickerson
Understand various topics in music theory
I, Too, Sing is a record lecture recital series created to educate the general public on Classical composers of the African Diaspora. This virtual residency is designed for grades 3-12 and will address the song collection , “Five Creole Songs” as arranged by Camille Nickerson.
Published in 1942, “Five Creole Songs” as arranged by Camille Nickerson where published to introduce and educate the general public about Afro-Creole culture in Louisiana. Through the lens of these pieces, students will learn about the history of Afro-creoles in Louisiana, the contributions of Afro- Creoles to classical music, while learning musical terminology and song structure.
Find the lesson outline here