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Please send this video to your representatives in Congress and remind them that our children and future leaders are depending upon them to keep our United States united! We The People have never been so divided and yet we all share many of the same fundamental values. We desperately need to heal these divides to insure our democratic future.
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"We The People" composed and produced by Sandy Wilbur sings the Preamble to the Constitution in an uplifting American anthem, suitable for celebrating the anniversary of the US Constitution each September 17th, or for a choral performance, or any celebratory event. Suitable for ages 7 and up.
Sung and rapped by kids selected after an extensive audition process - the four girls were third graders from the Maple Street School in Manchester, VT and the rapper was from Central Cambridge School in Cambridge, NY. Erin Reilly,, the vocal music teacher at the time, both coached the girls and conducted them in the studio. The arranger was Leon (Pen) Pendarvis (of the Saturday Night Band fame), with video editing and cinematography by Erik Ewers www.yourstoryfilms.com and Bryant Nyro www.bnaro.com, both from Ken Burns' production company..
As a teaching and performing tool for teachers of music, social studies, history, civics, "We The People" can:
•Help kids memorize the Preamble to the Constitution
•Help kids put the Constitution in its historical context
•Help kids understand the principles on which our Democracy is based
•Help kids enjoy singing (kids and adults all love this song and 6 year olds have been motivated to memorize the whole song)
•Help kids understand concepts in English (explaining syllables, and increasing vocabulary)
•Help kids read music and understand music notation
•Help kids understand how music is recorded in a studio
•Help kids perform the song by providing a fully orchestrated Production Track that can be downloaded from the website www.sandywilburmusic.com.
*Or it can simply be enjoyed by every American, young or old alike.
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