Famed Cellist Yo Yo Ma Visits Waterside 317
On Friday, January 11th, world-renowned cellist Yo Yo Ma, former NYC ballet dancer Damien Woetzel and musician Christina Pato visited P.S. 317 The Waterside Children’s Studio School. While they were there, they did a workshop with 3rd graders on how drama and music can fuse together and with 5th graders on ostinato exercises (this is short melody or pattern that is constantly repeated, usually in the same part at the same pitch). Additionally, the trio did imagery and movement exercises with teachers and all students in grades 3, 4 and 5.