Classical Kids: Piano And Winds

Classical Kids: Piano And Winds

Saturday, July 21 from 9 to 10am MST: On this episode of The Children’s Hour, our series continues with Classical Kids Part Two – Piano and Winds with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival’s Deborah Unger. Plus, do you have a musical kid who needs lessons? We’ll find out about UNM Music Prep School which offers musical education for New Mexico kids from birth through high school.

Classical Kids, Woody Guthrie’s Birthday, and Sliced Bread

Classical Kids, Woody Guthrie’s Birthday, and Sliced Bread

The first in a four part summer series, Classical Kids is presented by the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival’s director of Education, Deborah Unger. This week: Flutes, harps and strings. Plus we’ll celebrate the birthday of Woody Guthrie. Finally, when we describe a novel invention as the “greatest thing since sliced bread,” how long ago was that?

Making Music Together

Making Music Together

On this episode, we made music together with Harmonic Kids. The Music Together program has long helped caregivers teach very young children through music; we’ll get a taste of the class in our studio. Plus landlubbers beware, pirates from the Growing Stage’s latest production will be flying the Jolly Roger over KUNM. And, when we say an invention is “the greatest things since sliced bread”, how long ago is that? Celebrate the birthday of sliced bread.

The Play’s The Thing: Fire Bird

The Play’s The Thing: Fire Bird

On this episode of The Children’s Hour, students from Play Conservatory will perform the tiny play, Fire Bird live in our studio. See it for yourself, we’ll be video streaming the performance. Tune in live – HERE – Saturday, Mountain Standard Timezone, 9am to 10am.

Jazzy Kids

Jazzy Kids

On this edition of The Children’s Hour, we’ll hear a studio concert and singalong by the Young Lions of the Youth Jazz Collaborative, from the New Mexico Jazz Workshop. Plus, our friends at the National Hispanic Cultural Center have been clowning around with kids in Circo Latino. Sing along with us! Here are the lyrics:

Father’s Day on The Children’s Hour

Father’s Day on The Children’s Hour

We’re honoring all the dads in celebration of Father’s Day 2018. Plus find out how one smart kid didn’t stay lost for long at an amusement park. With music by New Mexico’s Bayou Seco, Seldom Scene, Alan Jackson, Justin Roberts, Frankie Yankovic, Keith Munslow, Imagination Movers, Hugh Blumenfeld, Red Yarn, Willie Nelson, David Bowie, Donavon Frankenreiter, and Michael Parent.

Live at the Dino Museum … June 9, 2018 … FREE

Live at the Dino Museum … June 9, 2018 … FREE

The Children’s Hour Radio Show is broadcasting in front of a LIVE AUDIENCE from the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science on Saturday June 9 at 9am. Everyone who arrives by 8:40AM for The Children’s Hour will be admitted FREE OF CHARGE to the museum. Just say the magic words … “I’m here for The Children’s Hour” to join our audience. We’ll have an audience participation game show, plenty of music, jokes, special guests, storytelling, hands on activities and so much more. We can’t wait.

Sonyk Vortex In Concert

Sonyk Vortex In Concert

It’s officially summer break this Saturday on The Children’s Hour Radio Show, so to have a great party, we have a live mini concert with the kids in Sonyk Vortex. Plus, 4th graders who are in the Wild Friends Program talk about pollinators in Albuquerque. With music by Emmanuel Jal, Gunnar Madsen, The Laurie Berkner Band, Grateful Dead, Herbie Treehead, Rising Appalachia, and Albuquerque’s own teenage rockers, Sonyk Vortex.

Classical Summertime

Classical Summertime

It’s summertime for New Mexico kids, so we’re celebrating the end of school with some live music. Seth Hoffman plays us his Ode To Teachers. Hear award winning teenage classical bass player, Toby Vigneau play for us, and delight in a tango performed live by virtuoso violinist Dr. Cármelo delosSantos. Originally broadcast May 19, 2018.

Celebrating Moms

Celebrating Moms

  We celebrated moms for Mother’s Day. In the studio we interviewed 14 year old Hawthorne Bolger Witherspoon, an artist who’s work illustrates a new book called South Valley, written by Jimmy Santiago Baca. And, we heard the winning essay of Youth Aldo Leopold Writing Contest read by its winner, Akshay Warrier. With music by Tarrus Riley, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Big Bang Boom, Sho Mo and the Monkey Bunch, Bill Harley, They Might Be Giants, Massimo Ceriotti, Buck Howdy and EmiSunshine.

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