About WNET
As New York’s flagship public media provider and the parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, WNET brings quality arts, education, and public affairs programming to more than five million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, Charlie Rose and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings available on air and online. Pioneers in educational programming, WNET has created such groundbreaking series as Get the Math, Oh Noah!, and Cyberchase and provides tools for educators that bring compelling content to life in the classroom and at home.

Projects WNET has produced for Annenberg Learner include Art Through Time: A Global View; Teaching Multicultural Literature: A Workshop for the Middle Grades; The Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature in High School; Science, Simply Amazing; Learning Science Through Inquiry; and Insights Into Algebra I.

Executive Producer/Writer
Jill Peters

Series Producer/Writer
Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen, Jill Peters, Eva Zelig

Associate Producer
Ana Voci

Silvia Angulo, Michiel Pilgram, Mary Ann Toman, Ana Voci

Nancy Giles

Mark Andersen, Greg Barna, Damon Bundschuh, Steve Cocklin, Austin de Besche, Brian Hwang, Kelly King, Lou Logan, Jon Milavec, Matt Miller, Eric O’Connor, Michael Pruitt-Bruun, Patrick Race, Bryan Simmons, Andreas Wagner

Daniel Brooks, Kenneth Chin, Anne Cocklin, Randy Dzielak, Mark Maloof, Daniel Powell, Aaron Suring

Re-recording Mixers
Jon Berman, Josh Broome, Ed Campbell

Budget Controllers
Rekha Menon, Nikki Petersen

Logo and Graphic Design
B.T. Whitehill

Illustrations Inspired by
Student mural at P.S. 11, Brooklyn, NY

Title and Credit Music
Imani Dickens

Music Services
Rosie Fishel
Emily Lee

Production Coordinator
Eliana Cruz

Production Assistants
Silvia Angulo, Dylan Catherina, Jihoon Kim

Jenna Brandvold, Kevin Di Salvo, Daniel LaPook, Anne-Marie Lee, Amanda Macaluso, Kathleen Rodriguez, Megan Schumm, Samantha Seid, Ethan Senser, Tahmeena Veerjee, Elizabeth Walsh

Images/footage provided by
Fundamusical Bolívar, Lorrie Heagy, The Longy School of Music of Bard College, Los Angeles Philharmonic, TED, Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) at Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

Print resources provided by
Eric Booth, Aisha Bowden, Corona Youth Music Project, James Dekle, Lorraine Lee Hammond, Lorrie Heagy, Longy School of Music of Bard College, The Lorenz Corporation, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Angélica Negrón, New York Philharmonic Very Young Composers, Mark O’Connor, Will Schmid, Take a Stand, Union City Music Project, Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) at Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

Larry Aronson

Website Design and Production
Very Memorable, Inc.

Interactive Design and Information Architecture
Michael Pinto

Music Mentor Interactive Code
Jon Nielsen

Screen Design
Gwenevere Singley

Music Mentor Interactive Producer
Roger Widicus

Music Mentor Content Consultant
Susan Poliniak

Music Mentor Musicians
Jeremy Brown, Susan Poliniak

Music Mentor Voice
Devyn Tyson

Senior Producer
Suzanne Rose

Project Executive
Sandra Sheppard

Program Officer for Annenberg Learner
Miriam Lewin

Institutional Content Partner
Longy School of Music of Bard College

Content Consultants/Writers
Judith Hill Bose, Erik Holmgren

Advisory Board
Jamie Bernstein, Michael Blakeslee, Eric Booth, Gretchen Nielsen, Xóchitl Ysabela Tafoya, Tricia Tunstall, Patrice Turner, Karen Zorn


Produced by THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC in association with WNET for Annenberg Learner

© 2014 The Annenberg Foundation






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