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 […]

Mama Lisa’s World – An Interview

This is a crosspost from CMN’s biannual publication, PIO! Editor Alina Celeste writes the column on technology,Let’s Talk Tech, and interviewed Lisa Yannucci from Mama Lisa’s World.  Below is an excerpt from that interview. If you teach music to children and have access to the Internet, you have probably come across Mama Lisa’s World. Overseen […]

KINDIECOMM 2016 by Katherine Dines and Jonathan Sprout

Members Katherine Dines and Jonathan Sprout teamed up to provide this recap of KindieComm. Philadelphia, PA, April 1-3: The third annual Kindiecomm was one rockin’ weekend! Mega-thanks are in order to Robert Drake and Kathy O’Connell, a dynamic duo from WXPN Radio, who host and produce “Kid’s Corner,” a daily syndicated hour-long radio show for children. Robert and […]

Partner Spotlight: Confetti Park

The Children’s Music Network is honored and grateful for the support of our wonderful Business Sponsors and Non-Profit Partners. This series is meant to shed a little more light on what they do. Today’s partner is Confetti Park. 1. What is your mission? Confetti Park is a children’s media workshop, weekly radio program and podcast […]