"...The two young voices play off each other beautifully."
- Salem News, Sept 2003
"...Fun and totally singable stuff"
-The Entertainer, August 2003
"Friends Forever is the kind of music that will last forever. The songs bring back memories for adults and charm the ears of young children who are hearing the tunes for the very first time. The songs on Friends Forever are timeless and should be a part of your children's music collection."
-Baltimore's Child, Sept 2003
"...Well done and sure to make a mark with kids."
-Midwest Record Recap, August 2003
"..listeners who enjoy hearing kids belt out pop tunes will appreciate the sprightly arrangements and the clear and controlled voices of singers Carrie Lyn and Michael Bannett..."
-Cynthea Riesenberg, CommonSense Media
ABOUT MICHAEL BANNETT
Michael is an experienced recording artist as well as child actor in musical theater and opera. He sang a duet with Charlotte Church on A&E, and has sung solo in recital with famed tenor Salvatore Licitra. He been a soloist for the San Francisco Ballet, the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra and the Other Minds festival. With the Alameda Civic Light Opera he has performed as Oliver in Oliver, as Colin in The Secret Garden,and as Anna's son Louis in The King and I. He has performed in twelve San Francisco Opera productions, most notably as the Shepherd Boy in Tosca, the First Spirit in The Magic Flute, the Apprentice in Peter Grimes, and Harry in Albert Herring.