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Russ Childers

Fiddles and Flatboats: Music and Stories along the Ohio

Curriculum: English/Language Arts, Music, Social Studies

All aboard the flatboat with Russ Childers and his fiddle! Old tunes and stories with historic river themes show how the Ohio River was a wilderness thoroughfare. It carried the songs and stories of many cultures that traveled its length. The fiddle and banjo provided entertainment to hardworking river residents and also gave rhythmic cadence for work crews. Work out some rhythms with Russ!

Recommend Ages: Grades K - Adult

Length: 60 minutes

Cost: $275 first session / $45 each additional

Max. # Sessions per Day: 3