Preserving Scottish Traditions in Schools

Resources for k-12 Grade classrooms

The Highland Echoes Mission

To aid in the education and awareness of cultural heritage in order to preserve the traditions of Scottish music, language & dance. 

To bridge schools and communities we are presenting professional performances with a highly qualified company of dancers,  musicians and producers while providing educational programs in schools in compliance with the national standards. 

School Assemblies

The Highland Echoes Company will come to your school to present an age appropriate Scottish music and dance Cultural arts in Education program.

PTA Fundraisers

We will make your school's PTA our affiliate selling tickets to our show in your community and keeping a percentage!

Lessons and workshops

We have Scottish Cultural Lessons plans for all ages meeting the Music Education National Standards. All the materials you need are included!

Download a FREE Lesson Plan to get started!

"Tell me, I forget…Show me, I remember…Involve me, I understand." Carl Orff

Dance Music Lessons


Intrumental Music Lessons


Historically Scottish Celebrations


Scottish Song Lessons


What Schools are Saying about Jennifer's Programs...

"I enthusiastically recommend Jennifer’s program." Robbin Smith, Huntersville Elementary School, USA

"I heard more compliments and positive comments about your performance than I have for any other visiting artist - individual or group." Jean Milleson, Northeast Elementary School, USA

"You have come to our school for several years. Each year I look forward to your performance. It's refreshing, informative and fun. I always leave with a wish for more of your music to listen to." Francis Justen, Swansboro Elementary School Teacher, USA

"Jennifer Licko brought to our school a chance to look at a culture different from our own. She opened the eyes of the students to not only heritage but to what awaits those with interested minds." Cindy Paredes, Onslow County Teacher, USA

"You had my class in the palm of your hands, and they are hard to please" Fouth Grader teacher at Pisgah Forest Elementary, USA

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Free Teaching Materials!

Your free lesson plan ACCESS includes a PDF step by step lesson plan for a 5th grade Work Song Class on Waulking Songs!

  • PDF Lesson Plan
  • Audio
  • video
  • diagrams
  • slides
  • song writing worksheets
  • BONUS: FREE bulleton board images!

If you've been using 'Scotland's Burning' to teach children Scottish Culture, please download this lesson and use it with your students! We've got a lot of great Scottish Recorder arrangements as well!