CMN Mid-Atlantic Honors Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer

CMN Mid-Atlantic Honors Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer On April 9, 2017, The Children’s Music Network (CMN) Mid-Atlantic Region held a Tribute Luncheon at El Golfo Restaurant in Silver Spring, MD, honoring the musical duo Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. In a warm, informal setting, these children’s and family music trailblazers generously shared stories and […]

How Can We Keep From Singing?

Blog Editor Alina Celeste recaps our most recent International Conference. Our annual conference was just a few weeks ago, and I am still singing, dancing and smiling in my heart. This yearly gathering of song, support, learning and boundless love is such a unique, unmissable event! To be surrounded by fellow musicians and educators is […]

A conversation with Melanie DeMore Part Two

Read on for part two of the lovely, inspiring conversation between member Lily Emerson and this year’s Keynote Speaker, Melanie DeMore. PART 2 On Body Percussion, and the Gullah Stick: MD: Well, you know, I was a founding member of the band Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir, and our band did African American […]

A conversation with Melanie DeMore Part One

Member Lily Emerson recently interviewed Keynote Speak Melanie DeMore. Part one of their conversation is below, part two will go up this coming Thursday. Be sure to see Ms. DeMore speak at our upcoming conference! Photo by Cryss Clark.   I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Melanie DeMore, the keynote speaker for the […]