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3/20/2012 9:18:00 AM
Grand Canyon School students find the funk in some old junk
Grand Canyon School elementary students perform music on found instruments including old luggage March 14 under the supervision of musician Step Raptis.
Grand Canyon School elementary students perform music on found instruments including old luggage March 14 under the supervision of musician Step Raptis.
Williams-Grand Canyon News


GRAND CANYON, Ariz. - Grand Canyon welcomed one of this year's South Rim Artists in Residence, Step Raptis. Raptis worked with K-5 students doing a "junk funk" music workshop for the past two weeks culminating in a performance March 14.

Each grade was given a "junk funk" instrument ranging from plastic bottles to binders to plastic popcorn containers and ultimately to Samsonite Luggage.

Each class had the opportunity to perform with these instruments in front of parents and community members in the multipurpose room.


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