Scott Cain – Traditional Folk Instruments/Music

Scott Cain
(Phone) 304-428-3376
(Cell) 304-482-3992
ScottDavidCain@gmail.com

Scott takes his 35 years experience working professionally in the music and entertainment industry and applies it to his own style of playing traditional and original Appalachian folk music. He blends a bit of the history of Appalachian folk instruments and music with his performance of familiar favorites like “Country Roads”, “West Virginia Hills” and many more. This is a presentation all grades will enjoy!

Time: 45-60 minutes (tailored to your schedule); needs: one chair; availability: all year, with notice; grades K-6; Study Guide provided.

Scott Cain has worked in the music and entertainment industry since 1977, playing Fife and Drum Corps at Disney World, where he also worked as a Lighting Director and Sound Engineer. He has worked as Lighting Director for three television networks, served as Technical Director at the Smoot Theatre in Parkersburg, West Virginia, and cut CDs of his original dulcimer music.

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

      • Active Listening
      • Folktales
      • Heroes
    • Math and Science

      • Five senses
      • Seasons
      • Counting
    • Arts

      • Music appreciation
      • Types of instruments
      • Rhythm, melody
  • Curriculum Guide Grades 3-4

    • Language Arts and Social Studies

      • Storytelling
      • Narratives, themes
      • American History
    • Math and Science

      • Natural resources
      • Sound production
    • Arts

      • Music appreciation
      • Types of instruments
      • Singing, folk music
  • Curriculum Guide Grades 5-6

    • Language Arts and Social Studies

      • Legends, tall tales
      • Appalachian culture/history
    • Math and Science

      • Natural resources
      • Sound waves
    • Arts

      • Music appreciation
      • Types of instruments
      • Oral tradition, folk music