Massachusetts Programs & Performers Directory : Program Description

A Beautiful Future

Program Categories: * Educational Programs * Historical Programs and Characters * Music
Audience:pre K - 6, all ages, schools, libraries, concerts
Description:

An interactive multicultural music program for children of all ages.

With joyful songs and games, movement and laughter, the Beautiful Future Band guides children young and old on a lively musical journey around the world. Band members share their musical influences from many cultures, and introduce songs and language from many countries including China, New Zealand, Ireland, The Caribbean, India, South and Central America, France, The Middle East, and many more!

A Beautiful Future show promotes respect and appreciation for oneself and others, and encourages exploring and celebrating our differences. We plant the seeds for children to envision and create a beautiful future through teaching inspiring and hopeful songs, and leading activities such as:

* Call and Response * Movement and Dance * Limbo * Conga Line *

Learning songs and words from around the world * Playing percussion instruments

* Learning rhythms from around the world * vocal warmups.

The Beautiful Future Band features musician/educators who bring together years of professional, award winning musical entertainment experience with their passion and joy for children and world music. Core band members include Kate O’Connor on vocals, steel drum, keyboards, and percussion, and Rico Spence on vocals, bass, and percussion.

Join the Beautiful Future Band as we share our passion for music of many cultures, as well as our visions and dreams for a beautiful future!

Fee:$450. Travel/mileage may be added depending on location.
Group Size:2 (larger group available for special events)
Program Length:45 minutes
Facility Requirements:Space for audience to move. Provide 1 separate standard grounded outlet within a 25 ft. radius of performing area, and lighting if needed. Artists will provide sound system and all instruments. Please inform Artist if performance is outdoors.
Last Modified:08/23/2006
Comments:The Beautiful Future band is happy to apply for Massachusetts Cultural Council grants for interested venues needing financial assistance.

Recent Library/School Appearances by A Beautiful Future:

Lynn Public Library Lynn, MA 781-595-0567
Earl D. Taft Elementary School Uxbridge, MA 508-278-8643
Northampton Center for the Arts Northampton, MA 413-584-7327

Performer’s Contact Information:

A Beautiful Future

Kate  O'Connor
P.O. Box 60443
Florence, MA 01062
Phone: 413-527-7430
Email: parispro@crocker.com
Web Site: http://abeautifulfuture.com
Preferred Contact Method: Email
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