The 30th Year Celebration of CMN

What a time was had by all at this year’s 30th annual Children’s Music Network Conference. CMN was founded over copious amounts of coffee (and wine) on the east coast by four well-known songwriter/singers, educators and members of the Peoples’ Music Network- Ruth Pelham, Bob Blue (sadly deceased in 2006) and Sarah Pirtle….

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The Power Of Song

Songs are extremely powerful! CAT scans have shown that all the hemispheres of the brain ignite when songs are played and people truly listen. A song has three key ingredients: rhythm, music and lyrics (words). “Music” is Greek in origin (from “muse”) and once meant ALL of the arts.  Although listening is primarily an…

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Happy Holidays From Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta Music!

  This time of year brings holiday cheer! No matter your faith or what holiday you celebrate, December is typically a time of reflection and family. I’m ever so grateful for those who support my music and help make Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta what it is. I’m very lucky to be able to do…

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Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta SPOOKY

It’s that SPOOKY time of the year–late October– when days are shorter, nights seem darker and a stillness comes to every living thing waiting for winter. Frost on trees in the early dawn, big moons, and crunching leaves fit the celebration of Halloween perfectly. This time of the year brings back…

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