VC Artist Aizuri Quartet's "Aizuri Kids" — Episode 6
This web series for children uses the string quartet as a catalyst for creative learning
In this sixth episode, VC Artist Aizuri Quartet asks, "What stories lie behind your favorite song?"
Composer Rhiannon Giddens pays a special visit to AizuriKids for a rich exploration of the history of the banjo and the extraordinary life and music of Elizabeth Cotten.
Animated by Lembit Beecher, watch this paper train comes to life! ALL ABOARD!
An interactive activity sheet can be found, here!
Emma Frucht & Miho Saegusa, violins
Ayane Kozasa, viola
Karen Ouzounian, cello
This episode is made possible in partnership with Salon de Virtuosi by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and a generous grant form the Alphadyne Foundation.