The Power of Song by Liz Buchanan

Member Liz Buchanan wrote this piece on her blog, but as we all agreed with her, and were so moved by her lovely words, we have cross-posted it! “He loves music!” As a children’s musician, that’s a common refrain I hear from parents. It’s just a fact: most kids’ happiness meter jumps several notches when the singing […]

Conference Reflections and Expectations

The conference continues to draw nearer, and members old and new are looking forward to it. Today we tried a new take on our continued reflections on the experience. We asked Val Smalkin, who has never attended, to reflect on her time with CMN and this year’s Keynote Speaker, Stuart Stotts to share his feelings about the event […]

Aiken Drum on Throwback Thursday

Today’s piece comes from member Joanie Calem. Sing and learn with her on YouTube!   I probably heard Aiken Drum as a child, but as an adult performer had forgotten about it until I saw Gemini, (twin brothers Sandor and Laszlo Slomovitz) perform it at a show they did here in Columbus a number of […]