Project-Based Learning

STYLE Programs

STYLE is a wonderful way to spark interest in reading and literature through the magic of music. Education Director, Nate Bogopolsky(Certified Teacher), and STYLE Teaching Artists can deliver a variety of music and reading oriented educational programs that will result in an original song inspired by a popular book. The song co-written by your students and the Teaching Artist, will be available online to cherish for years to come. STYLE builds in learning from the Common Core State Standards and 21st Century Skills connecting reading, writing and music while inspiring communication and collaboration to make the programs both educational and fun!

We align with the Common Core State Standards and 21st Century Skills.

Project-Based Learning

Students work in a highly collaborative environment, building lasting connections to reading, music, fellow classmates, and the world.


We challenge students to think critically and connect the themes of a book to themselves, to other texts, and to real world problems.


Students collaborate in the songwriting process, applying their connections and conversations to generate a song inspired by the book.


Taking their collaborative work to the next level, students create artwork and a professional recording of their song using 21st century skills and technology.

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STYLE Programs

Library Program

STYLE works with every single class inside your elementary school during scheduled library time. Every class will create a song inspired by a book read in class.

10 session Elementary Residency

We will take your students on a journey from finding inspiration in a book, to recording in a professional recording studio environment.

Thunderbird / Seahawks

Create a sports anthem inspired by the Native American story of the Thunderbird.

Sound FX and Storytelling through Sound

This program focuses on the creation of sound effects inside movies TV, video games, live theater and radio.

5 Day Residency

We will take your students on a journey from finding inspiration in a book, to recording in a professional recording studio environment.

5 Day Program with Video Lessons

Your students will journey through the songwriting and recording process inspired by a book taught by Teaching Artists from all over the country through 3 Days of video lessons. The final 2 days of the session will be with STYLE’s Songwriting and production team in the classroom.


We’ll come to your school and put on a music/reading oriented assembly. Educational and fun!

Assembly Plus

It’s our standard assembly program plus some additional individual classroom sessions.

Variety Show

STYLE performs a full concert of music inspired by the children’s books we all love.

Harry Potter

A full STYLE concert inspired by the beloved novels of JK Rowling!

Winnie the Pooh

A full STYLE concert inspired by AA Milne’s beloved tales!

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What will students gain from this experience?

STYLE Teaching Artists come into your school’s library and work with your students to create music inspired by your chosen book.

  • An exciting experience with professional musicians.
  • A closer look at the world of creating music and art.
  • A deeper and more personal understanding of the source material.
  • A collaborative opportunity for students to create something new and exciting!
  • A recording of the song co-written by the students and Teaching Artist

Igniting students’ passion for literature through collaborative songwriting education.

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