Las Vegas, NV, October 06, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- A free musical and storybook event for music teachers, classroom teachers, librarians and anyone who works with children. Learn from local composer and author, Audrey Smith, about her delightful musicals and charming read-a-long storybooks. Sing and read-along while watching live production excerpts and discover the many applications for character education and other state and national mandated curriculum requirements.
J. W. Pepper and Ensemble Arts Academy invite you to attend “Character Education Through the Music of Audrey Smith”, A free Musical Reading Session & Performance. “The Halloween Misfits” and “The Mischievous Bugs” are two wonderful musicals by Audrey Smith celebrating Diversity and Character Development. The event takes place one time only, Saturday October 22, 2011, from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon at the First Christian Church, Las Vegas, at 101 South Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89106-4843.
"…Non-scary, gentle Halloween story. Very good music, excellent instrumentation, cute, well conceived and well thought out vocals and orchestrations…" (School Library Journal)
“…Once the families saw the performances and interaction with the children, they didn’t hesitate to purchase the book. It’s a great way to get children excited about reading…” (Tracy Shouse, CRM, Barnes and Noble)
Fantastic Door Prizes & Give-a-ways by the following sponsors:
JW Pepper: Venue, free shipping, classroom posters, catalogues, and other supporting materials.
Ensemble Arts Academy: Refreshments and raffle prizes.
Sheri’s Diner: $25 Gift Certificate
Coasta Cantina, Suncoast Hotel and Casino: Dinner for Two
Salvatores Restaurant: Gift Certificate
and much more
Please RSVP - Call Claude Borders at 702.388.0014 to reserve your seat for this fun and informative event.
About: Ensemble Arts Academy brings a new level of music education and appreciation to the Las Vegas community through private and group lessons and performances. They offer access to a comprehensive selection of sheet music and supplies as well as instrument rentals, sales, and repairs by NAPBIRT expert repairman, William Degenkolb. Claude Borders, the Director of Ensemble Arts Academy since it started in 2009, plays and teaches horn, and has performed with top musicians in the Disneyland All-American College Marching Show Band, the USAF Band of Liberty, the Colonial Brass Quintet, and the New England Winds. EAA’s highly qualified music faculty have started music programs at many schools, churches and organizations, including:
Maranatha Spanish SDA Church: Drum and Bugle Corps, Pathfinder Club: Conquistadores. Seeking donations for travel to competition in March 2012, trumpets, and marching drums.
ARTreach: STOMP style music, stepping, dance workshop and performance with inner city youth. Grant from UC Berkeley.
Abundant Life Christian Academy: String Orchestra
Camp Rocks! Summer music camp, ages 6-16, form a band, rehearse for 2 weeks, perform for friends and family at a venue in Las Vegas, including Town Square, Las Vegas Parks and Recreation, Choices Showroom, Sam Ash Music, etc.
About: Audrey Smith draws from more than 30 years of experience as a teacher and performer. She has conducted workshops at universities, served as an artist in residence, and recently was honored and selected in the "Who's Who America's Teachers" for the 2005-2006 year. Audrey also received the fine arts award from the College of St. Rose located in Albany, New York. She teaches elementary music at CCSD in Las Vegas, Nevada. Audrey Productions has specifically designed programs to teach children through literature the importance of respect, honesty, self-esteem, and responsibility, all of which are aligned to the state standards of the Character Education Program.
About: J.W. Pepper, the leading retailer of sheet music, has been in business for over 134 years, with 14 locations across the country. Pepper is your source for sheet music for schools, churches, and private studios. We offer music events for school and church music directors, as well as for piano teachers. J.W. Pepper's Dublin, California location supports music throughout Nevada, N. California, and Idaho, and partners with Nevada ACDA. The Northern California branch is located at 6735 Sierra Court, Suite E, Dublin, CA 94568. Phone: 925-828-4227
Ensemble Arts Academy
4040 N Tenaya Way(NE corner of W Alexander Rd and N Tenaya Way - Next to Dairy Queen)
Las Vegas NV 89129
Phone (702) 388-0014