Kid Pan Alley and the children of Pocahontas Elementary visited the VMFA in October. Each class chose a piece to write about. They saw how music and art are but different languages that each tell a story. Here’s a video of one of the songs inspired by the minimalist painting Noise, Broken Pencil, Cheap Western by Ed Ruscha, painted in 1963. And below that, you can watch a Facebook Live video of the whole concert. It’s always fascinating to see what the paintings evoke in the children.
Posted by: Paul Reisler, October 26, 2017 Last weekend, we worked with autistic children at the Speech, Hearing and Learning Services Center at Longwood University as part of the Virginia Children’s Book Festival thanks to —>
RAAC Community Theatre’s production of the Kid Pan Alley musical, The Talented Clementine. Script, music and lyrics by Paul Reisler featuring songs written in Kid Pan Alley residencies. Based on the book by Sara Pennypacker.