Children’s Music

100 Kids Video

February 29, 2016 Hey Friends 100 Kids Kingston had a very special event at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning on February 20, 2016. We gathered to make a little video featuring a small but mighty cast of the 100 Kids group singing the new theme song.  We were joined by Braden Dragomir from make…

100 Kids Theme Song

February 15, 2016 You may be small but you can make a difference … Hello friends. Here’s the latest update on 100 Kids Kingston. We had our 2nd official meeting on February 2, 2016. The group continues to grow. (100 Kids is now a group of 205 children!) I believe in 100 Kids Kingston and…

The Yarker Family School Song

February 11, 2016 We’re a small school with a big heart … I have a long and wonderful history of working with the Yarker Family School. I used to live in the village of Yarker and made the trek along the railway bridge across the river to the school every Friday for many years. When…

Prince of Wales School, Peterborough, ON

 WHY ARE WE SO AWESOME?!? I’ve just returned from a week well spent in Peterborough, ON working with the staff and students at Prince of Wales, School. My artist-in-residence at the school was made possible by an Ontario Arts Council Artist in Education Grant. After an opening day of music performances for all of the…

What if Kids Could Vote ‘Demo’

What if Kids Could Vote?   Gary Rasberry   Draft Oct 16/15   What if kids could vote? All around the world Every boy and every girl—all around the world All around the world   What if kids could vote? Starting today What if kids could vote and truly have their say? If we asked them to…

What If Kids Could Vote?

What if kids could vote?   It’s a question that’s very interesting to consider. What if? (I don’t know.) It’s a question that easy for us to dismiss. Many would be quick to say, “Children can’t vote!   It just wouldn’t work. They don’t understand politics. They don’t understand the issues.” And on and on the thinking…

‘True Friend’ Video

Saturday July 4, 2015 My dear friend Anna and her dear friend Mavis created this sweet little video for the song, True Friend.  Thanks yu2! (Having a friend is a beautiful thing …)

I Am a Child Video

Monday June 1, 2015 I am a child. I’ll last a while You can’t conceive of the pleasure in my smile … —Neil Young When I was preparing to record The Very Next Day, I had 9 original songs and wanted to include 1 ‘cover’ song. I had settled on the song, “To Everyone in…

Who Loves You?!? Video

Monday May 25, 2015 Who loves you?!? Your dog and your cat do. Plus a goldfish and a hamster, too. Earlier this year, I worked as artist-in-residence at Lancaster Elementary School. During the final performances and presentations, I watched an excellent video created by one of the students to accompany an excerpt from Martin Luther…