Teaching & Schools
Inspiring and teaching current and future generations of arts lovers and educators in the classroom and at the Peace Center.
Peace Passport Field Trips
Curated for all students, our arts programs invite young learners to become global citizens in an active exploration of world music, dance, and theater. The STEM programs unravel the mysteries of the universe through interactive performances that merge science and the arts. By learning about the richness of cultural traditions, scientific discoveries, and works of art – in class and through live performances – students cultivate a global perspective that nurtures empathy and understanding.
Engage with our learning community! The Peace Center provides professional development programs for arts specialists, teaching artists, and classroom teachers.
Peace Passport Series professional development empowers teachers to understand and implement the Peace Passport curricular materials in their classroom.
Music Residencies provide a variety of workshops and coachings with Peace Center Artist-in-Residence Igor Begelman.
- Small or large ensemble coachings
- Music history workshop
- Harlem Renaissance
- Choral Music
- Music along the Silk Road
- Great Virtuosos
- Musical Eras – (Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century)
- Russian Composers
- The Age of Opera
- Audition or recital preparation
To schedule a residency in your school, please email [email protected].
Peace Literacy Initiative
The Peace Literacy Initiative explores the impact that the performing arts have on students’ motivation to read. By engaging students, teachers, and parents through literary works and facilitating wonder, curiosity, and interests through the performing arts, the Peace Center, in partnership with Greenville County Schools, aims to increase reading levels in a title 1 school’s second and third grade classrooms.
To learn more about the Peace Literacy Initiative, please email [email protected].