Educate, Create, Facilitate
This is a podcast from Roots of American Music, a Cleveland-based non-profit organization whose mission is to integrate music and education in Northeast Ohio to create vibrant communities through art and vibrant art through community. This show examines our shared American experience - contemporary and historic - from a variety of perspectives and seeks to tell captivating stories of people, places and events with a focus on live performance.
In this edition of Lift Their Voices - a podcast series presented by Roots of American Music - host George Blake interviews artist Sam Hooper, regarding his recent performance at the Bop Stop at The Music Settlement, what he's learned about Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Mason Howard, and his personal journey in music.
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More about Roots of American Music
ROAM was created in 1999 to provide arts programming to the community using traditional American music as a way to connect students to our past. Today ROAM provides arts-integrated programs to diverse communities while promoting and preserving traditional American music -- old-time country, folk, gospel, blues, and early rock -- to enhance educational outcomes and enrich people's lives. ROAM’s programs use traditional American music to help individuals of all ages and backgrounds meet wider goals in education or personal development. Literacy, math, science, self-determination, tolerance, and music enrichment are some of the themes ROAM teaching artists incorporate into music workshops and residencies.
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