Educational Programs

Andrew Greene and the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra are proud to offer educational concert programs, lectures and masterclasses for their 2018-2019 season. Perfect for primary and secondary schools, colleges, universities, historical societies, film festivals, and more!

Maryland Residents! Peacherine is represented by Young Audiences for programs in the state of Maryland. Interested in bringing Peacherine in to your school for programs? Visit: http://www.yamd.org/artist/peacherine-ragtime-society-orchestra/ for more info!

 

School Programs
The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra is proud to offer concert programs perfect for young audiences. Programs are available for Elementary (K-5), Middle (6-8) and High School (9-12) audiences, following the evolution of America’s first popular music. Email us for more info. Can be combined with a short silent film.

PRSO At the Kennedy Center

Lectures
PRSO Director Andrew Greene is an accomplished young researcher and scholar on American Popular Music. Bring Mr. Greene to your venue for an engaging and informative discussion on America’s rich musical history. Topics available for 2018/2019 include:

Ragtime: America’s First Popular Music

The Sounds of the Silents: Early Cinema Music and the American Theater Orchestra

Step With Pep: The Ragtime & Dance Music of Mel B. Kaufman (1879-1932)

Drumology: The Xylophone, “Traps” Set and Percussion in American Popular Music, c. 1880-1925

 

Masterclasses
Bring in PRSO Director Andrew Greene and members of the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra for an engaging masterclass specializing in ragtime music history and performance styles. Topics for 2018/2019 include:

 

The Sounds of the Silents: Early Cinema Music and the American Theater Orchestra

Drumology: The Xylophone, “Traps” Set and Percussion in American Popular Music, c. 1880-1925

Ragtime: America’s First Popular Music

 

Can’t decide on a program? Email us with your ideas, and we’ll create a custom lecture, concert program, or masterclass tailored exactly to your needs, wants, and venue. Please email us at info@peacherineragtime.com, call us at 443-694-4116, or use the contact form on the “Contact Us” page.

Sample Audio Clips
Upcoming Events
March 7, 2019 – Spearfish, SD – 7:30 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at the historic Matthews Opera House, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.matthewsopera.com/, or call (605) 642-7973.

March 8, 2019 – Scottsbluff, NE – 7:30 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at the historic Midwest Theater, 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff, NE. For tickets and more information, visit: https://midwesttheater.com/, call (308) 632-4311, or email midwest@nebraskarts.com.

March 9, 2019 – Holdrege, NE – 7:30 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at The Tassel, Phelps County Center for the Performing Arts, 1324 Tilden St., Holdrege, NE. For tickets and more information, visit: http://thetassel.org/, call (308) 995-2717 or email info@thetassel.org.

March 10, 2019 – Oakley, KS – 3:00 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program for the Western Plains Arts Association. At Oakley High School, 118 West 7th, Oakley, KS. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.wpaa.us/, call (785) 460-5518 or email pat.ziegelmeier@colbycc.edu.

Peacherine Orchestra Store
PRSO 78 - Knockout Drops and That International Rag

PRSO's first Vinyl 78. (BSW-595) $15 USD

Step With Pep CD

The Ragtime and Dance Music of Mel B. Kaufman (BSW-2234). PRSO's second CD featuring music by the "King of the One Step." $20 USD.

Elite Syncopations CD

Favorites from the Ragtime Era (BSW-2242). PRSO's third CD featuring a variety of ragtime favorites, including The Entertainer, Alexander's Ragtime Band, and more! $20 USD.