Again and Again!

Repetition! A core component of our educational approach in Music for Sprouts is repetition. This is wonderful for kiddos to absorb new sounds, movements and concepts. The Music for Sprouts classroom is an easy arena to experiment with repetition. Warming up our voices singing mi-mi-mi-mi, welcoming all to the room with “Hello, Howdy, Hi”, and […]

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Studio Time!

Hello Friends, As my kiddos snooze tonight I am preparing for a three day retreat at a friend’s farm in Johnson, VT.  I will be writing new songs for the Fall 2014 session of Music for Sprouts in a beautiful corner of the world that rests near a rolling river.  Before I leave internet communication […]

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Intentions as we begin!

As I was packing my bags and gathering my instruments and notes and supplies and snacks in preparation to go into the studio tomorrow I decided to look at each song we plan to record and write a short intention for why we are recording it.  So as not to give away our song list […]

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What a month!

Hello friends, Oh my!  This August has been wild!  Of course, it start with a celebration at Midnight on August 1st as we counted down to an amazingly successful Kickstarter campaign! Since then there has been amazing movement towards our project.  Though I wanted to give you a little break from so many emails I […]

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Success!

It is with incredible gratitude that we announce WE DID IT! We reached and surpassed our goal of $15,000! That means we have the funding to release our very first national children’s album! Thank you so much to EVERYONE involved! I am moved to tears by your messages, your encouragement, and your support. THANK YOU! Even more […]

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Almost There

I continue to be overwhelmed by this gathering of support.  Thank you so much to all 192 of you, my friends and family, who have taken part in this adventure!  We are just over $500 away from a goal that to me seemed EPICALLY HUGE when we started.  And with 8 days to go even! […]

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6 days, 100 backers, $10,000 pledged! Let’s have a Ukulele Contest!

Hello friends and family, Today, to celebrate reaching $10,000 in pledges (with 100 backers EXACTLY) I am entering everyone who has pledged in a contest to win a Ukulele! You are all entered in the contest and you are also my biggest advocates. Please encourage your friends and family to pledge today before 8pm and they […]

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Music for Sprouts – We launched our Kickstarter Campaign!

Hello there, Most of you reading this know me and I’ve had the honor of knowing you and your family. You are dear to me and I am so thankful you are reading this. If we have never met, my name is Chris Dorman, and I am glad to meet you. Below, I have written […]

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Two ideas for tired grown up ears

Hello Friends, I hear often these days from parents and caregivers that their Mister Chris CDs are always in their car and they listen nearly every day.  First of all, it warms my heart to know that these songs are a part of your life in such a way.  Also, I want to express again how […]

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Jump Up and Down

“Everything is music to me” is the phrase that keep looping round and round in my head this morning.  I have been listening to a song with that title by Jon Samson.  Jon is a wonderful Kindie artist and music therapist from Brooklyn.  In his song you hear dozens of everyday sounds that help to create the soundtrack […]

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