Beats, Rhymes, and Life

  • Beats, Rhymes and Life by Poetry Meets Percussion
  • Beats, Rhymes and Life by Poetry Meets Percussion


This energetic and engaging exploration of percussion and poetry introduces students to how rhythms and spoken word can awaken their inner artists. Through poetry and percussive sound, students are awakened to both verbal and non-verbal ways to express themselves while learning to develop their own unique voices—one word, one beat at a time. Topics covered include the following:

  • Identity and Social Awareness
  • Power of Music and Words in Your Life
  • Literary Devices Used for Expression
  • Traditional and Non-Traditional Instruments for Music Making
  • The Relationship between Words and Sound

Price & Info


Assembly Price: $1,005

Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $1,305

Travel Fee: $75 per day


Audience Limit: 250

Program Length: 45 min.

Appropriate For Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th



International Drum Month

Music in the Schools Month

Reading/Poetry Month

Curriculum Standards

Curriculum Standards

Language Arts Literacy

Visual & Performing Arts


Technical Requirements

2 mics with sound