Broadview-Thomson Audio Myths 2013

Kathleen Flenniken sits at a classroom table covered with papers, with students on either side of her.In the spring of 2013, Shana Brown’s sixth grade students at Broadview-Thomson K-8 worked with Jack Straw’s professional writer, vocal coaches, and audio engineers to write, perform, create sound effects, and record their own myths.

Jack Straw Writer Kathleen Flenniken worked with the students in class to help them develop and write their own myths, and Jack Straw engineers Moe Provencher and Camelia Jade, and vocal coaches Christine Marie Brown, Andrew McGinn, and Meg McLynn helped bring them to life in the studio.

The Jack Straw artist team included writer Kathleen Flenniken, audio engineers Moe Provencher and Camelia Jade, vocal coaches Christine Marie Brown, Andrew McGinn, and Meg McLynn, and Executive Director Joan Rabinowitz. Special thanks to Broadview Thomson sixth grade students, teacher Shana Brown and field trip chaperones, and Experience Music Project (now MoPOP) education staff Bonnie Showers and Bryan Bonham.

Audio Myths 2013 was produced by Broadview Thomson sixth grade students, Jack Straw Cultural Center, and the Experience Music Project Museum with the generous support of the Washington State Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Harvest Foundation.

Artists

Kathleen Flenniken

Kathleen Flenniken

Kathleen Flenniken began her career as a civil engineer and didn’t discover poetry until her early 30s. Her collection, Plume (University of Washington Press, 2012), a meditation on the…

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