Language Rhythms &
The Friendship Suite
The World Premier of The Friendship Suite featuring 1,500 5th grade singers
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington Pavilion of Arts & Sciences, Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls Public School District
Jeremy Hegg, arranger
Phil Baker Music
Baker was commissioned by the Sioux Falls School District to write a three-song suite about friendship.
He performed with 1,500 5th graders at the Washington Pavilion. Accompanied by strings and a rock band with horns.
As part of the project, he developed a teacher training with the Kennedy Center on how to use music to teach language arts skills.
Mixed By Philip Baker