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Family Song Circle with the Children’s Music Network

June 26, 2021 at 7:25 am

with Nancy Hershatter, Stuart Stotts, Jackson Gillman, Kim Wallach, and Lydia Adams Davis


Nancy Hershatter
Nancy Hershatter

Nancy Hershatter is New York Metro Regional Coordinator for The Children’s Music Network. Since 1992, she has been teaching joyful, child-centered music classes in early childhood settings all over the tri-state area. musicandmovementct.com/

Jackson Gillman
Jackson Gillman

Jackson Gillman was a recipient of the National Storytelling Network’s 2020 Oracle Award. He incorporates participatory movement, mime and sign language in his songs and musical stories. jacksongillman.com

Stuart Stotts

Stuart Stotts is an author, storyteller, educator, and songwriter. He’s sung with and performed for kids and families in schools, libraries, and community settings around the world since 1984. Stuart is a Kennedy Center teaching artist and a frequent presenter at educational events, keynoting conferences and leading workshops for early childhood and elementary school teachers, librarians, and social service professionals around the country. stuartstotts.com/

Kim Wallach
Kim Wallach

With original songs, traditional gems, hard-earned wisdom, an out-of-left—field sense of humor and instrumental skills on piano, guitar and banjo, Kim Wallach has performed both solo and with the short Sisters up and down the East Coast, in the Midwest, California, Texas and England, since 1978. Every concert and album is a smorgasbord of songs, stories, emotions and discoveries— come have a taste! kimwallach.com

Lydia Adams Davis brings fresh interpretations of Hudson River/Pete Seeger songs and poignant, often funny, originals to the Circle Of Song. A professional folk artist for 40 years, Lydia, a puppeteer and award-winning children’s artist, is an entertainer known to write songs on the spot. So hang out and be prepared to sing along with “Lake Erie”, “I am Snake” and other family favorites from her five albums! Lydia is a student of history. She is currently bringing Abigail Adams and Susan B Anthony to life through original conversations and traditional songs. LydiaAdamsDavis.com

Children’s Music Network is a group of artists, educators, and activists–performers, songwriters, classroom teachers, music educators, librarians, storytellers, record producers, distributors, broadcasters, parents, grandparents, and children. Diverse in age, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and culture, they celebrate children’s music as a powerful means of encouraging cooperation, celebrating diversity, building self-esteem, promoting respect and responsibility for our environment, and cultivating an understanding of nonviolence and social justice. childrensmusic.org


June 26, 2021
7:25 am
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