Chenango Bridge Elementary students celebrate World Music Day

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CHENANGO BRIDGE (WBNG) — Each fifth-grade class at Chenango Bridge Elementary got to hear the sounds of musical instruments from more than ten different countries on Monday.

Jamie Hogetsu Orfanella, a music instructor from Pennsylvania, demonstrated more than a dozen instruments from all over the world.

He expressed how important it is to see things from a culture you might not be familiar with.

“There is a lot more out there and I think it really gives you a different view of the world when you can actually bring this stuff in,” Orfanella said.

Instruments shown to the students included a traditional flute from Japan, flutes from China and India, and of course, a didgeridoo from Australia.

WBNG Staff

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