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Number Drummer

Number Drummer

Number Drummer creator, Troy Kryzalka, has worked in music and education for over 20 years. Along with being a musician and classroom teacher, Troy has worked in curriculum and instruction as a trainer, coach, and developer. Number Drummer was created because Troy struggled to learn and understand music the traditional way. Math became his approach for learning music, so it naturally became his method for teaching. Troy has delivered his Number Drummer program to thousands of students and educators across the U.S., and has been recognized and awarded by Yale University for his innovative teaching approach.

 

www.numberdrummer.com

 

Minimum number of performances and/or workshops required for travel or hire:

Due to travel, single contracts must be afternoon only. 2 or more contracts must be AM & PM or consecutive calendar days.

  • Assembly Performance: The Math Machine

    Number Drummer Live 1 (K-6)

    The Math Machine is a one-of-a-kind live interactive math & music experience where the audience “drums” up math to create a spectacular rhythmic performance. Experience drumming through addition, multiplication, fractions, measurement, algebra, and more.

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Every student plays an instrument
    • Provides 100% student engagement
    • Built upon in-depth math & music curriculum connections
    • Can be customized and adapted for students with disabilities, AIG, Pre-K 6.
    • Created and presented by a musician, classroom teacher, and instructional coach with over 20 years of experience

    Duration: 45-50 minutes

    Grade Level: Pre-K, Elementary School, Middle School

    Maximum Number of Students: K-5: 350 / 6th Grade: 160

    Technical Requirements:

    • Due to heavy equipment (8-10 trips), please allow unloading at exterior gym/auditorium door
    • Ramp or ground level access for rolling in heavy gear
    • 20-30 min. for unloading
    • 60 min. for set-up
    • 30 min. knockdown
    • Screen or blank wall for projecting

    SEATING: Gymnasium (Open Floor) or Auditorium (Fixed Seating)

    NC Essential Standards: List of Grade Level Specific Standards for K-8 Mathematics Kindergarten Counting and Cardinality K.CC.1-7 Operations and Algebraic Thinking K.OA.1 (Addition using sound) 1st Grade Measurement & Data 1.MD.5 (Money: The rhythmic sound of pennies, nickels and dimes) Geometry 1.G.3 (Intro to fractions through partitions of a rectangle) 2nd Grade Measurement & Data 2.MD.1 (Length related to beat & rhythm) Measurement & Data 2.MD.8 (Money: The rhythmic sound of pennies, nickels and dimes) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 2.OA.3-4 (Repeated Addition; Rectangular Arrays, Odd & Even) Geometry 2.G.3 (Intro to fractions through rows, columns and partitions) 3rd Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.1 (Rhythm & Beat through Repeated Addition & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.2 (Rhythm & Beat through Division & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.7 (Facts and Relationship between Multiplication & Division) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.9 (Patterns in a multiplication table or 100s board) Number and Operations—Fractions 3.NF.1-4 (Fractions, Number Lines, Comparisons, Equivalents) Measurement & Data 3.MD.2 (Beat & Rhythm through customary measurement) 4th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 4.OA.4-5 (Factors, Multiples, Patterns) Number and Operations—Fractions 4.NF.1-3 (Simplify, Compare, Equivalents) 5th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 5.OA.3 (Numerical patterns - Input/Output). Number and Operations—Fractions 5.NF.3 (Reinforce & Extend, Multiply & Divide, Mixed, Improper) Measurement & Data 5.MD.1 (Beat & Rhythm through conversions of customary measurement) 6th Grade Ratios and Proportional Relationships 6.RP.1-3 (Rhythm through ratios; Rhythmic tables that demonstrate ratios) Number System 6.NS.3 (Beat & Rhythm demonstrated through the GCF & LCM) Expressions & Equations 6.EE.9 (Rhythmically represent relationships between dependent and independent variables.) Reinforcement of prior skills (OA, NF) 7th Grade Ratios and Proportional Relationships 7.RP (Rhythmically represent & perform proportional relationships.) Reinforcement of prior skills (NF, NS, EE) 8th Grade Expressions & Equations 8.EE.2 (Compare two different proportional relationships as two rhythm patterns.) Functions 8.F.4 (Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities.) Statistics & Probability 8.SP.4 (Rhythmically demonstrate a two-way relative frequency table as a proportional relationship) Reinforcement of prior skills (NF, NS, RP, EE)

    Cost: K-5: $795 / 6th Grade: $995 - K-5: $1,195 / 6th Grade: $1,495

  • Assembly Performance: Breaking Beat

    Number Drummer Live 2 (K-6)

    During part 2 (Breaking Beat), students experience fractions on a deeper level, and discover how breaking beat (rhythm) and breaking parts (fractions and decimals) are connected to reading.

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    1. Every student plays an instrument
    2. Provides 100% student engagement
    3. Built upon in-depth math & music curriculum connections
    4. Can be customized and adapted for students with disabilities, AIG, Pre-K
    5. Created and presented by a musician, classroom teacher, and instructional coach with over 20 years of experience

    Duration: 45-50 minutes

    Grade Level: Pre-K, Elementary School, Middle School

    Maximum Number of Students: K-5: 350 / 6th Grade: 160

    Maximum Number of Performances: 4

    Technical Requirements:

    • Due to heavy equipment (8-10 trips), please allow unloading at exterior gym/auditorium door
    • Ramp or ground level access for rolling in heavy gear
    • 20-30 min. for unloading
    • 60 min. for set-up
    • 30 min. knockdown
    • Screen or blank wall for projecting

    SEATING: Gymnasium (Open Floor) or Auditorium (Fixed Seating)

    NC Essential Standards: List of Grade Level Specific Standards for K-8 Mathematics Kindergarten Counting and Cardinality K.CC.1-7 Operations and Algebraic Thinking K.OA.1 (Addition using sound) 1st Grade Measurement & Data 1.MD.5 (Money: The rhythmic sound of pennies, nickels and dimes) Geometry 1.G.3 (Intro to fractions through partitions of a rectangle) 2nd Grade Measurement & Data 2.MD.1 (Length related to beat & rhythm) Measurement & Data 2.MD.8 (Money: The rhythmic sound of pennies, nickels and dimes) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 2.OA.3-4 (Repeated Addition; Rectangular Arrays, Odd & Even) Geometry 2.G.3 (Intro to fractions through rows, columns and partitions) 3rd Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.1 (Rhythm & Beat through Repeated Addition & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.2 (Rhythm & Beat through Division & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.7 (Facts and Relationship between Multiplication & Division) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.9 (Patterns in a multiplication table or 100s board) Number and Operations—Fractions 3.NF.1-4 (Fractions, Number Lines, Comparisons, Equivalents) Measurement & Data 3.MD.2 (Beat & Rhythm through customary measurement) 4th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 4.OA.4-5 (Factors, Multiples, Patterns) Number and Operations—Fractions 4.NF.1-3 (Simplify, Compare, Equivalents) 5th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 5.OA.3 (Numerical patterns - Input/Output). Number and Operations—Fractions 5.NF.3 (Reinforce & Extend, Multiply & Divide, Mixed, Improper) Measurement & Data 5.MD.1 (Beat & Rhythm through conversions of customary measurement) 6th Grade Ratios and Proportional Relationships 6.RP.1-3 (Rhythm through ratios; Rhythmic tables that demonstrate ratios) Number System 6.NS.3 (Beat & Rhythm demonstrated through the GCF & LCM) Expressions & Equations 6.EE.9 (Rhythmically represent relationships between dependent and independent variables.) Reinforcement of prior skills (OA, NF) 7th Grade Ratios and Proportional Relationships 7.RP (Rhythmically represent & perform proportional relationships.) Reinforcement of prior skills (NF, NS, EE) 8th Grade Expressions & Equations 8.EE.2 (Compare two different proportional relationships as two rhythm patterns.) Functions 8.F.4 (Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities.) Statistics & Probability 8.SP.4 (Rhythmically demonstrate a two-way relative frequency table as a proportional relationship) Reinforcement of prior skills (NF, NS, RP, EE)

    Cost: K-5: $795 / 6th Grade: $995 (one program) - K-5: $1,195 / 6th Grade: $1,495 (2 programs- same school,  same day)

  • Assembly Performance: EOG EDITION

    Number Drummer TEST PREP Performance (3-5)

    Number Drummer Live: EOG EDITION is a one-of-a-kind interactive performance with the bonus of End-of-Grade test prep. It is the ultimate interactive math and music experience with an EOG twist. 

    HIGHLIGHTS:

    • Discover how you can also drum the EOG math test 
    • Targets specific 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade learning standards 
    • Every student plays an instrument 
    • Provides 100% student engagement 
    • Built upon in-depth math & music curriculum connections 
    • Created and presented by a former NC classroom teacher and instructional coach with 12 years of EOG Test Administration experience 

    Duration: 45-50 minutes

    Grade Level: Elementary School

    Maximum Number of Students: 350

    Maximum Number of Performances: 3

    Technical Requirements:

    1. Due to heavy equipment (8-10 trips), please allow unloading at exterior gym/auditorium door
    2. Ramp or ground level access for rolling in heavy gear
    3. 20-30 min. for unloading
    4. 60 min. for set-up
    5. 30 min. knockdown
    6. Screen or blank wall for projecting

    SEATING: Gymnasium (Open Floor) or Auditorium (Fixed Seating)

    NC Essential Standards: 3rd Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.1 (Rhythm & Beat through Repeated Addition & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.2 (Rhythm & Beat through Division & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.7 (Facts and Relationship between Multiplication & Division) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.9 (Patterns in a multiplication table or 100s board) Number and Operations—Fractions 3.NF.1-4 (Fractions, Number Lines, Comparisons, Equivalents) Measurement & Data 3.MD.2 (Beat & Rhythm through customary measurement) 4th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 4.OA.4-5 (Factors, Multiples, Patterns) Number and Operations—Fractions 4.NF.1-3 (Simplify, Compare, Equivalents) 5th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 5.OA.3 (Numerical patterns - Input/Output). Number and Operations—Fractions 5.NF.3 (Reinforce & Extend, Multiply & Divide, Mixed, Improper) Measurement & Data 5.MD.1 (Beat & Rhythm through conversions of customary measurement)

    Cost: $795 (one program)  - $1,195 (2 programs- same school,  same day)

  • Workshop: The Drum Machine

    Is there a relationship between 2 and 8? What is the connection between division and fractions? What does y=2x sound like? Students experience the relationship of numbers and the connection of different math concepts as they create the human drum machine. 

    📊Math Focus: Skip-Counting, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Ratios and Algebra 

    🥁Music Focus: Beat, Rhythm, Timbre, Dynamics, Tempo, and Form

    Duration: 45-50 minutes

    Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School

    Maximum Number of Students: K-5: 2 classrooms (≤60 students); 6th Grade: ≤30 students

    Maximum Number of Performances: 4

    Technical Requirements:

    • Due to heavy equipment (8-10 trips), please allow unloading at exterior gym/auditorium door
    • Ramp or ground level access for rolling in heavy gear
    • 20-30 min. for unloading
    • 60 min. for set-up
    • 30 min. knockdown
    • Screen or blank wall for projecting

    SEATING: Gymnasium (Open Floor) or Auditorium (Fixed Seating)

    NC Essential Standards: List of Grade Level Specific Standards for K-8 Mathematics Kindergarten Counting and Cardinality K.CC.1-7 Operations and Algebraic Thinking K.OA.1 (Addition using sound) 1st Grade Measurement & Data 1.MD.5 (Money: The rhythmic sound of pennies, nickels and dimes) Geometry 1.G.3 (Intro to fractions through partitions of a rectangle) 2nd Grade Measurement & Data 2.MD.1 (Length related to beat & rhythm) Measurement & Data 2.MD.8 (Money: The rhythmic sound of pennies, nickels and dimes) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 2.OA.3-4 (Repeated Addition; Rectangular Arrays, Odd & Even) Geometry 2.G.3 (Intro to fractions through rows, columns and partitions) 3rd Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.1 (Rhythm & Beat through Repeated Addition & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.2 (Rhythm & Beat through Division & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.7 (Facts and Relationship between Multiplication & Division) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.9 (Patterns in a multiplication table or 100s board) Number and Operations—Fractions 3.NF.1-4 (Fractions, Number Lines, Comparisons, Equivalents) Measurement & Data 3.MD.2 (Beat & Rhythm through customary measurement) 4th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 4.OA.4-5 (Factors, Multiples, Patterns) Number and Operations—Fractions 4.NF.1-3 (Simplify, Compare, Equivalents) 5th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 5.OA.3 (Numerical patterns - Input/Output). Number and Operations—Fractions 5.NF.3 (Reinforce & Extend, Multiply & Divide, Mixed, Improper) Measurement & Data 5.MD.1 (Beat & Rhythm through conversions of customary measurement) 6th Grade Ratios and Proportional Relationships 6.RP.1-3 (Rhythm through ratios; Rhythmic tables that demonstrate ratios) Number System 6.NS.3 (Beat & Rhythm demonstrated through the GCF & LCM) Expressions & Equations 6.EE.9 (Rhythmically represent relationships between dependent and independent variables.) Reinforcement of prior skills (OA, NF)

    Cost: 2 for $995 / 3 for $1,195 / 4 for $1,495

  • Workshop: Beat-Ball

    Basketball integrated workshop that teaches and creates a rhythmic basketball routine using math. Requires open space (gymnasium) or each student’s personal space beside their desk in the classroom. School must also provide a basketball for each student to use, or if permitted, students can bring in their own basketball. Grade Levels: 3rd through 6th grade only 

    📊Math Focus: Repeated-Addition, Multiplication, Division, and Fractions. 

    🥁Music Focus: Beat, Rhythm, Timbre, Dynamics, Tempo, and Form.

    Duration: 45-50 minutes

    Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School

    Maximum Number of Students: 32 (single classroom); 3rd through 6th grade only

    Maximum Number of Performances: 4

    Technical Requirements:

    • 15 min. for unloading
    • 30 min. for set-up
    • 15 min. Knockdown
    • Screen or blank wall for projecting. 

    SPACE: Gymnasium or Multi-Purpose Room (Open Floor); SCHOOL MUST PROVIDE ONE BASKETBALL PER STUDENT

    NC Essential Standards: 3rd Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.1 (Rhythm & Beat through Repeated Addition & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.2 (Rhythm & Beat through Division & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.7 (Facts and Relationship between Multiplication & Division) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.9 (Patterns in a multiplication table or 100s board) Number and Operations—Fractions 3.NF.1-4 (Fractions, Number Lines, Comparisons, Equivalents) Measurement & Data 3.MD.2 (Beat & Rhythm through customary measurement) 4th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 4.OA.4-5 (Factors, Multiples, Patterns) Number and Operations—Fractions 4.NF.1-3 (Simplify, Compare, Equivalents) 5th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 5.OA.3 (Numerical patterns - Input/Output). Number and Operations—Fractions 5.NF.3 (Reinforce & Extend, Multiply & Divide, Mixed, Improper) Measurement & Data 5.MD.1 (Beat & Rhythm through conversions of customary measurement) 6th Grade Ratios and Proportional Relationships 6.RP.1-3 (Rhythm through ratios; Rhythmic tables that demonstrate ratios) Number System 6.NS.3 (Beat & Rhythm demonstrated through the GCF & LCM) Expressions & Equations 6.EE.9 (Rhythmically represent relationships between dependent and independent variables.) Reinforcement of prior skills (OA, NF)

    Cost: 2 for $795 / 3 for $995 

  • Workshop:The Rhythmic Restaurant

    This workshop demonstrates theatrical creativity through mathematics. Students practice, perform and present their mathematical rhythms through a creative “real-world” dramatization. Requires space with tables and chairs. Classroom or media center is ideal. 

    📊Math Focus: Repeated-Addition, Multiplication, Division, and Fractions. 

    🥁Music Focus: Beat, Rhythm, Timbre, Dynamics, Tempo, and Form.

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Grade Level: Elementary School

    Maximum Number of Students: 2 classrooms (≤60 students)

    Maximum Number of Performances: 4

    Technical Requirements:

    • Media Center or Multipurpose Room with tables and chairs
    • 20-30 min. for unloading
    • 60 min. for set-up
    • 30 min. Knockdown
    • Screen or blank wall for projecting or Promethean Board/Smart Board

    NC Essential Standards: 3rd Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.1 (Rhythm & Beat through Repeated Addition & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.2 (Rhythm & Beat through Division & Arrays) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.7 (Facts and Relationship between Multiplication & Division) Operations and Algebraic Thinking 3.OA.9 (Patterns in a multiplication table or 100s board) Number and Operations—Fractions 3.NF.1-4 (Fractions, Number Lines, Comparisons, Equivalents) Measurement & Data 3.MD.2 (Beat & Rhythm through customary measurement) 4th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 4.OA.4-5 (Factors, Multiples, Patterns) Number and Operations—Fractions 4.NF.1-3 (Simplify, Compare, Equivalents) 5th Grade Operations and Algebraic Thinking 5.OA.3 (Numerical patterns - Input/Output). Number and Operations—Fractions 5.NF.3 (Reinforce & Extend, Multiply & Divide, Mixed, Improper) Measurement & Data 5.MD.1 (Beat & Rhythm through conversions of customary measurement)

    Cost: $1,195 (3rd-5th grade only) - 2 programs (same day, same school)

     

$795.00Price
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