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.

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Upcoming Events
January 19, 2020 – Catonsville, MD – 3:00 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program for Catonsville Concerts at 3. At Catonsville Presbyterian Church, 1400 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD. For tickets/more information, visit: https://catonsvilleconcerts.org or call 410-747-6180.

January 24, 2020 – Sumter, SC – 7:30 PM

The Ragtime Masters, featuring Buster Keaton’s ONE WEEK! Concert and silent film program for the historic Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main Street, Sumter, SC. For tickets and more information, visit: https://www.sumtersc.gov/operahouse or call (803) 436-2616.

January 25, 2020 – Kill Devil Hills, NC – 7:30 PM

The Ragtime Masters, featuring Buster Keaton’s ONE WEEK! Concert and silent film program for the Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts. At First Flight High School, 100 Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.outerbanksforum.org or call (252) 256-9361.

February 6, 2020 – Morganton, NC – 7:30 PM

The Ragtime Masters, featuring Buster Keaton’s ONE WEEK! Concert and silent film program for the City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium, 401 S. College Street, Morganton, NC. For tickets and more information, visit: https://commaonline.org/ or call (828) 433-SHOW.

Peacherine Orchestra Store
Stayin' Alive / Take On Me Vinyl 45 (NEW)!

PRSO's brand new covers of two modern songs in the ragtime style. Comes with digital download code. $10 USD plus shipping.


Jazzin' The Blues Away (NEW)!

Music from the Johnny Maddox Collection (BSW-2251). Includes the Pine Apple Rag, The Aba Daba Honeymoon, music selections by James Scott, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and more! $20 USD

Knockout Drops and That International Rag - 78 RPM Vinyl

PRSO's first Vinyl 78. (BSW-595) $20 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.