Workshops
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Lon-Wei Workshop

In February 2011 composer Parami Shoon, four local teachers, and I conducted a workshop for about 80 children in Lon-Wei, Shan State, Burma. The monastery after-school program encourages creative thinking rather than rote learning. Using cardboard, paint, music, and movement the children adapted a Shan folktale about doves being saved from mistaken choice by mice who were kind and generous.

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Gitameit Workshop

We brought "A Non-Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf" to Mandalay's Gitameit Music Center. The Burmese narration included Peter's warning to the hunters "Stop, don't shoot. There's got to be a better way," and "Let's take the wolf back to the forest where he belongs."

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Soblan Workshop

"Peter and the Wolf" in Soblan, Thailand. January 2011.

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