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Saturday, February 23 • 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Music and Nature: Facilitating a Nature Jam

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This session aims to provide ideas to the audience about ways they can utilize the music as an anchoring practice to root young people in the sights, sounds, and wonder of nature. We will explore the use of invasive plant species to create instruments and music with children. The talk will culminate in a nature jam where participants can use their instruments in a jam or create music inspired by nature.

NOTE: Lunch Session times and durations may change. Please check back before conference day to confirm.

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Adam Kessel

Naturalist and Musician, Forest Preserves of Cook County
Adam Kessel works as a Naturalist with the Cook County Forest Preserves at Trailside Museum in River Forest. At Trailside, his music education programs integrate music performance into nature based programming ranging from nature jams to instrument building from invasive species... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
rms. 40, 41