Children’s Music

Winnipeg Arrival

November 27, 2017 SHIRT, SHOES, NO SERVICE … Hey friends. All of my best laid plans for Skyping and blogging and social media-ing my away across the country ended abruptly upon boarding The Canadian. There is NO internet service. Wish I could bring you aboard but that will have to wait for station stops. The…

VIA Rail Adventure

November 24, 2017 GONNA SET OUR SAILS. GONNA RIDE THE SILVER RAILS … Hey friends, I’m getting set to start my railway adventure. I depart from Toronto’s Union Station on Saturday November 25th at 10pm. Destination: Vancouver, British Columbia with a stop in Jasper, Alberta. I’ll be the VIA Rail Artist on Board which means…

Blogger Falls off face of the Earth

November 16, 2017 BLOGGER FALLS OFF FACE OF THE EARTH … but in a miraculous turn of events makes it back to continue writing blogs. Yes, folks. I’m back. I was lost but now I’m found. I got kind of discouraged for a while there. No one seemed to be visiting my website and I…

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 …)