Programs

The Lennon Bus has provided hundreds of thousands of students and educators with opportunities to tour the Bus and get hands on experience with the equipment found on board. Tours give students an overview of what really goes on in a recording or video production facility and are led by the Lennon staff. Visitors learn about the history of the Bus, and are introduced to the various production skills needed to produce projects on board.

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Tours of the Bus

The Lennon Bus has provided hundreds of thousands of students and educators with opportunities to tour the Bus and get hands on experience with the equipment found on board. Tours give students an overview of what really goes on in a recording or video production facility and are led by the Lennon staff. Visitors learn about the history of the Bus, and are introduced to the various production skills needed to produce projects on board.

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1 Day Music Video Production

The Lennon Bus and staff provide opportunities for 6-8 students to create and produce original songs and video projects. Students write the music and lyrics to a song, record it, mix it, shoot video, and produce a music video of their work.

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Live Streams

Featuring live music, interviews and taped projects, students get hands on experience producing original livestream productions showcasing emerging and celebrated artists. Camera operations, lighting, audio for video, communications, and live switching skills are all offered as part of the production’s workflow.

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Colleges and Universities

The Lennon Bus makes stops at colleges and universities across Europe. Working together with campus officials, coordinated events around the Bus and tent village feature live music, tours of the Bus, opportunities to play music, produce video, and shoot digital photographs of the day’s events.

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Concert Tours

The Lennon Bus provides students with access to many of the most popular headlining bands and festival tours. Past tours have included the Black Eyed Peas, Carlos Santana, Bob Weir, John Legend, Elton John, Shakira, Mos Def, Warped Tour, and many more. Opportunities include ticket giveaways, meet and greets, and music and video production.

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Documentaries

Students conduct interviews and create video projects related to the days’ events or on topics related to their course work in the arts, sciences, history, social studies, language arts and more.

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Assemblies

The Lennon Bus staff delivers a 30-minute presentation to the entire school community or selected classes. Included is an overview of the Bus, the studios, the equipment found on board, tips on working together as a group, a brief John Lennon biography, and examples of music and video projects produced on board.

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Teacher Training

The Lennon Bus can provide hands on training for teachers interested in learning about the audio, video, digital photography and multimedia tools used onboard. Participants will produce multimedia content and learn how the Lennon Bus staff engages students in the creation of music and video projects.

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Technology Expos

Stocked with state of the art computers, guitars, keyboards, drums, still cameras and video cameras, the Lennon bus tents are engineered to provide visitors with the most hands-on experience possible. The knowledgeable, experienced, and highly energetic crew, allow visitors the opportunity to view product demonstrations and to engage directly with the materials themselves.

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