Tuvan Throat Singers at Singing Time
Today’s Elementary Singing Time featured a very special performance.
Alash, a group of singers from the Republic of Tuva visited school today to share about their life, traditions and music - particularly their instruments and distinctive style of singing.
At the end of the presentation the students had time to ask questions. They wondered:
- How old are children when they first start to learn to sing that way? (As young as 4 years old)
- Is it hard to learn how to sing that way? (A little)
- Do girls sing in that style too and do they also ride horses and work on farms like the boys? (Yes!)
The session concluded with a chance for everyone to join in. The final check-in was “Show me with your thumbs how much you enjoyed that.”
Posted September 17, 2015