During SummerFest 2017 we opened our festival with a residency of musicians from the Silk Road Ensemble, bass trombonist ... [Read more]
Tunes & Tales Live is a half-hour show created for children ages 18 months to 8 years old. During this interactive show, kids will meet Colorado published picture book authors or illustrators and hear them read their stories out-loud. Plus, kids will get their wiggles out to live music by professional musicians alongside Disney-trained master puppeteer as guest host. Kids, this show is for you!
Colorado author/illustrator: Cathy Morrison
Cathy Morrison is a children’s book illustrator passionate about nature, science and the environment. Combining her degrees in fine arts and education with her background in animation and graphic design, she researches and digitally illustrates “creative nonfiction” picture books that read as a story, but are based on facts. These books feature additional classroom guides, downloadable activity sheets and related websites for the reader to further explore their interests. See more at cathymorrison.blogspot.com.
Colorado singer/songwriter: Jesse G. Shepherd
Jesse G. Shepherd is a songwriter with 40+ years experience of on stage presentations of my music. He has produced three albums and have more coming. Jesse teaches and plays guitar, his song content varies from love songs to social political and he uses humor throughout. He is also a story teller and enjoys working with children.
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