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 […]

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 […]