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Just Imagine That You Are A Child...

…and your class writes a song with a professional songwriter. You’d be changed forever – seeing yourself as a creator and an artist, and not just a consumer of popular culture.

Kid Pan Alley’s mission is to inspire creativity, build confidence, and foster community among children of all ages through the group songwriting process. Read more…

It’s our Spring Fundraising campaign and celebration of our 25th year of songwriting programs in schools. Your donations (through May 14th) will be matched by our board of directors and will be increased even more thanks to prizes and a bonus pool.

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Kid Pan Alley Has Written Over 2,800 Songs With 80,000 Kids


Recorded 5 Studio Albums

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Performed with Symphonies

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Written Two Musicals

Kid Pan Alley Musicals - The Talented Clementine & Bouncin'

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Recorded By World-Renowned Artists Like...

Amy Grant, Sissy Spacek, Kix Brooks, Lisa Loeb, Delbert McClinton, CrackerNashville Chamber Orchestra, Corey Harris, Suzy Bogguss and many others.

We’ve won numerous awards – including Parents’ Choice Gold Awards, a WAMMIE, and even a GRAMMY nomination for one of our recordings.

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About Kid Pan Alley

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Team Members

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Paul Reisler

Founder & Artistic Director

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Cheryl Reisler

Director of Grants & Education

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Ryan Benyo

Director of Music & Technology

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