From the Activity Guide: Easy Music Composing for Kids
Leonard Bernstein was one of America’s best-known composers. He was also an accomplished pianist, conductor, and educator. Learning about Leonard Bernstein is a lot of fun because he was alive recently enough that you can see videos of him in action conducting his own music or teaching all about the orchestra.
Here are some interesting facts about Bernstein:
Watch as Leonard Bernstein conducts one of his very own pieces, the Overture to Candide.
Listen to this playlist featuring some of our favorite music by Leonard Bernstein.
Kids can try their own hand at composing in our full activity guide: Easy Music Composing for Kids