Moon Mullen – Appalachian Folk Music

Michael “Moon” Mullen
740-376-0573
cmullendesign@sbcglobal.net

Moon Mullen has been bringing his high-energy “rootsy” brand of Appalachian acoustic music to Artsbridge school audiences since its beginning in 1986.

Area youngsters enjoy the variety of folk instruments he demonstrates, his master storytelling, funny original songs,… and on occasion, a bit of square-dancing. This is a perfect blend of hometown culture and plain, old-fashioned fun!

Age level: K-6 Time: 45 minutes Availability: flexible with notice Notes: require armless chair, microphone if on stage, can perform outside (weather permitting)

Michael “Moon” Mullen is a graduate of Marietta College. “Moon” has been a catalog artist for ARTSBRIDGE for over eight years. He produced the video “Folkwise: An Appalachian Musical Experience” in 1990. He has been an active supporter of arts programs in W.V. and Ohio.

Music Standard: Listen to and perform a variety of music from multiple cultures focusing on the historical and cultural significance of the works.

  • Curriculum Guide Grades K-2

    • Language Arts and Social Studies

      • Folk tales
      • Legends
      • WV heritage
      • Language and customs
    • Math and Science

      • Patterns
      • Rhythms
      • Five senses
    • Arts

      • Music appreciation
      • Types of instruments
      • Tempo
      • Rhythm
      • Lyrics
  • Curriculum Guide Grades 3-4

    • Language Arts and Social Studies

      • WV/OH stories
      • Oral communication
      • Local language and customs
      • Geography
    • Math and Science

      • Sound production
      • Number patterns and rhythms
    • Arts

      • Music appreciation
      • Types of instruments
      • Singing balladscmullendesign@sbcglobal.net
      • Music from other cultures
  • Curriculum Guide Grades 5-6

    • Language Arts and Social Studies

      • American history
      • WV/OH culture
      • Rights/freedoms
      • Legends
    • Math and Science

      • Sound production
      • Ecology
    • Arts

      • Music appreciation
      • Types of instruments
      • Singing
      • Music from other cultures