Singing with Treblemakersâ¢: Our Favorite Folk Songs, the latest recording by the Treblemakersâ¢ Children's Choir, directed by Dr. Mary Ellen Junda, takes listeners on an enchanting musical journey across cultures. This delightful recording of folk songs for children features the professional artistry of children's voices and is a great sing-along CD that provides children ages 5-10 with age-appropriate songs and vocals that fit a child's singing range.
Singing with Treblemakersâ¢: Our Favorite Folk Songs breathes life into an eclectic array of folk songs that exemplify the wealth of African, Caribbean, Hispanic, British, French Canadian and Native American musical traditions. Listeners will be enthralled by the clarity and passion of the voices of this choir of 10 to 14 year old singers who put their hearts and souls into the music. Professional musicians on acoustical instruments enhance the children's voices and add rhythmic energy and harmonic sophistication to the songs while maintaining the folk style. The wide array of musical styles, children's vocal expertise and expanded instrumentation raise the bar and add a new dimension to the genre of children's music performed by children.
Treblemakers Children's Choir, sponsored by the University of Connecticut Community School of the Arts, is Eastern Connecticut's premiere children's chorus. Treblemakers has performed for former President Clinton and other dignitaries, state professional music organizations, the university community, and thousands of enthusiastic children in the public schools. Children everywhere will enjoy singing, chanting, clapping and moving along with the select group of choristers who perform on Singing with Treblemakers: Our Favorite Folk Songs.