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PHOTOS: Bow Elementary School artist-in-residence

  • MAllory Knight, Flynn O'Sullivan, and Rachel Towne play the drums while Michael Wingfield teaches their third grade music class about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches  class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

    MAllory Knight, Flynn O'Sullivan, and Rachel Towne play the drums while Michael Wingfield teaches their third grade music class about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

  • Mallory Knight rests her hands on a drum while Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches  class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

    Mallory Knight rests her hands on a drum while Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

  • Michael Wingfield (left) folds is arms as Nate Dolder (center) plays the drums in an activity where Dolder cannot stop playing until Wingfiled begins, Ally Boone (right) looks on; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. Wingfield is teaching Ms. Allison's third graders a class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

    Michael Wingfield (left) folds is arms as Nate Dolder (center) plays the drums in an activity where Dolder cannot stop playing until Wingfiled begins, Ally Boone (right) looks on; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. Wingfield is teaching Ms. Allison's third graders a class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

  • Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches  class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

    Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

  • Third grader Rachel Towne holds a cowbell while Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches  class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

    Third grader Rachel Towne holds a cowbell while Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

  • Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches  class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

    Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.

    (SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

  • MAllory Knight, Flynn O'Sullivan, and Rachel Towne play the drums while Michael Wingfield teaches their third grade music class about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches  class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)
  • Mallory Knight rests her hands on a drum while Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches  class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)
  • Michael Wingfield (left) folds is arms as Nate Dolder (center) plays the drums in an activity where Dolder cannot stop playing until Wingfiled begins, Ally Boone (right) looks on; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. Wingfield is teaching Ms. Allison's third graders a class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)
  • Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches  class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)
  • Third grader Rachel Towne holds a cowbell while Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches  class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)
  • Michael Wingfield teaches Ms. Allison's third graders about Afro-Caribbean drumming in their music class at Bow Elementary School; Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Wingfield is Bow Elementary's artist in residence. He teaches  class called Rhythm and Song of the African New World, he is spending the week in the students' music classes and will perform for the entire school at the end of the week. Bow hosts an artist in residence every year, the program is funded by the school's Parent Teacher Organization and each year rotates between art, music, and physical education.<br/><br/>(SAMANTHA GORESH / Monitor staff)

Drummer Michael Wingfield of Portland, Maine, brought “Rhythm and Song of the African New World” to Bow Elementary school this week as part of the parent-teacher organization’s annual artist-in-residence program. During the week the students will learn about the history of Afro-Caribbean drumming and the instruments and also practice rhythms and songs. At the end of the week, the fourth-grade class will join him in a performance for the school.

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