Reggie Harris

Assembly Performance

  • Music

Service Description

Reggie Harris is a musician, storyteller, educator and vibrant force in musical, educational and historical circles. Affiliated with the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program for over two decades, he offers performances for students and an in-depth workshop for educators. Steeped in the tradition of African American spirituals, folk, gospel, rock & the music of civil and human rights, Reggie has a distinguished repertoire of African American music, blending spirituals & freedom songs and stories. Assembly Performance: MUSIC AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD MUSIC AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD is an exploration of slavery and the quest for freedom presented in story, song, and narratives. The Underground Railroad is one of the most important chapters in American History. This engaging, interactive program about slavery and the quest for freedom reveals the hope, power and eventually, the triumph that was accomplished and shared by a network of multicultural allies. Through song, story and audience involvement, Music & the Underground Railroad provides an understanding of the secrets and passion of this powerful era. Grade Levels K-12 Maximums 500 Students, 45-50 minutes; 2/day Technical Requirements One outlet near stage, one vocal mic with boom stand, one instrument direct line and two monitors. If driving to school, Reggie can provide sound. Call agent for A/V requirements. Total Fee 1 performance - $750 / 2 performances - $1,400 Workshop: HOW MARTIN CLIMBED THE MOUNTAIN! This program is an interactive multi-media presentation honoring the artists, poets, educators, inventors, explorers, scientists and other important contributors to the life and culture of America and the world, and who influenced and informed the work of Dr. King. Skillfully using stories and music, Reggie highlights how the contributions of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Benjamin Banneker, Satchel Paige and others helped young Martin become a man who added to the fabric of our nation and who changed the world. Grade Levels 5-12 Maximums 500 Students, 45-50 minutes; 2/day Technical Requirements One electrical outlet near stage; One vocal mic with boom stand; One instrument direct line and two monitors; One digital projector and appropriate screen; darkened room. Total Fee 1 performance - $750 / 2 performances - $1,400 Website https://loydartists.com/roster/f/c/3834