Alexion Heroes of American Music

Alexion Toolkit for Interdisciplinary Learning

American History and Heroes of American music combine in this arts-integration toolkit! Great for history class or the music room. The Toolkit provides Common Core-aligned resources that develop critical music listening skills and promote civic engagement.

Heroes of American Music

  • Marian Anderson
  • Charles Ives
  • Aaron Copland
  • Thelonious Monk
  • Chris and Dave Brubeck
  • George Gershwin

Components of the Toolkit:

  • Classroom posters – one for each Hero of American Music
  • CD containing music by the heroes
  • Curated YouTube links to explore the Heroes’ lives and music
  • Unit Guides on each Hero of American Music
  • A visit from an NHSO musician at your school

Interested in the Alexion Toolkit for Interdisciplinary Learning?

Contact the Education Department: education@newhavensymphony.org

Sponsored by Alexion Pharmaceuticals