STUDENT MUSIC EXAMPLES

BELLA CORDA

’Africanon & Dance’ by Kevin Taylor. This is one of our latest additions (2005) to our ensemble repertoire. It is in five parts and was recorded by seven kids: Dylan Clement (15), Catie Hungerford (17), Kevin Mullin (15), Mikaela Thomas (17), Ryan Voldstad (13), Eliot Wilde (13).

Africanon & Dance

Here are some tunes from our beginning literacy ensemble repertoire, played by the Childbloom Select Guitar Choir at the 2000 Guitar Foundation of America’s International Festival.

Goat Dance

Choral

These are tunes from our intermediate ensemble curriculum, played by the Childbloom Select Guitar Choir at the 2000 Guitar Foundation of America’s International Festival.

Shenendoah

Quatro Milpas

These are two pieces from a Childbloom student ensemble CD called ”Tunes For Christmas” (available from the Childbloom Co.). These arrangements and this MP3 file are used by kind permission of Plucked String, Inc., Box 2770, Kensington, MD 20891.

Coventry Carol

Angels We Have Heard on High

This was an encore piece at the GFA festival performance – a favorite of all who learn it.

You can hear and see more Childbloom Students play by clicking here.

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Maybe you’ve heard us at . . . .

~Once in spring they play a big concert at the Great River Regional Public Library in downtown St. Cloud.

~Every December they perform at Macy’s.

~Every year they are part of the winter and summer recitals at the Stearns History Museum.

~St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra – entertain in the lobby as people are mingling and finding their seats.

~Minnesota Music Teachers Association (MMTA) Ensemble Festival at St. Cloud State every November.

~Anoka Ramsey Community College Guitar Spring Festival in Cambridge, MN.

Contact Kevin for audition details and to schedule a time to try out 320-237-1011 or  kevin@pmiguitar.org

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COMMUNITY PERFORMANCES

Many of the Childbloom Guitar Programs involve their students in performance groups that regularly play in the community. Childbloom groups throughout the country regularly perform for hospitals, retirement centers, schools, libraries and offices. Wouldn’t you like your children to make this valuable outreach part of their lives? This is part of the Childbloom spirit. Come join us!