Music Hootenanny for Kids and Families
1 – 1:45pm, Room 133
Sheela Das is a musician and the Artistic Director of Creative Concepts in Music. Sheela loves connecting kids to traditional music and works with hundreds of students weekly teaching instrumental music and song writing. She welcomes kids of all ages to bring their instrument to LEFF and help her put together an old-time band! Stringed instruments, dancers and all voices are welcomed! Video.
Songs for Kids and Families
2 – 2:45pm, Room 133
Nate and Karen McDonald as Daddy & the Chickenhawks have been singing to and with their three children since they were born. They play guitar, banjo, drums, and other objects and instruments and sing (mostly) American folk songs that appeal to children in fun, interesting, and sometimes surprising ways.
The Soul Train
3:15 – 4pm, Room 133
Rozenia Cunningham of Art it Yourself engages kids, adults, and those with special needs in stimulating creative art programs ranging from crafts and painting classes, to children summer art enrichment, to painting parties.
More Than a Story!
4:15 – 5pm, Room 133
Robin Echols Cooper is a storyteller and performing and visual artist. Her unique style takes you on an animated journey as she weaves tales from around the world. Her family stories bring you home.
World Dances for Kids
5:15 – 6pm, Room 133
Children of all ages will have fun doing simple dances from around the world with this experienced and inspiring teacher. Janice Fields Pohl is a music teacher at Campus International School. She received her undergraduate degree in violin performance from the North Carolina School of the Arts and Cleveland State University. She has performed with Johnny Mathias, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, YoYo Ma, Babyface and many other others. A fan of Lake Erie, Janice spends much of her free time there with her four children.