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The Ugly Duckling and Wolfie Locks

The Ugly Duckling and Wolfie Locks
Grades K-5, audience 300-400, Length: 45 min. These stories deal with gossiping and bullying. Wolfie Locks, is introduced by reminding children of some of the lies that have been told about the "big, bad wolf"ť and how these led to his being mistreated in such classics as "Peter and the Wolf"ť. The presentation weaves a little of the "Three Little Pigs"ť, "Red Riding Hood"ť, and even the "Three Bears" into the story. In my re-telling of the classic story, The Ugly Duckling, the music brings the feelings of the little duckling to life. Children become very involved as the music and story express his struggle to find his place in the world.

Artist Background

The Raleigh Symphony Orchestra has the resources and flexibility to meet the needs of today's educational institutions from classical to jazz! Within our musician base, we are able to provide ensembles that range from soloists, woodwind quintets, brass quintets, string duos, string trios, string quartets, jazz duos, jazz trios, 18 piece big band ensembles, percussion ensembles and even a full symphony orchestra. A community resource since 1979, The Raleigh Symphony Orchestra annually receives critical acclaim for its performance quality and innovative programming and high artistic standards. Raleigh Symphony is a past recipient of the City of Raleigh Medal of Arts Award.

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