October 5, 2012
Billy Jonas 'Everybody’s in the Band'
Themes include ecological awareness, community connection, and various curriculum-related songs. Billy will discuss recycling more to emphasize the ecological awareness theme.
This program is all about participation. Concerts include sing-a-longs, bang-a-longs, and an improvised song with audience suggestions. Instruments include voices, guitar and homemade, recyclable, object instruments. This show proves to each and every participant that they are indeed a musician. For more than two decades, his creative and interactive performances have enchanted and inspired folks from all walks of life — touching hearts, souls, and minds world-wide .
About the Artist
As a founding member of the acclaimed duo "The Billys," Billy Jonas has made innovative use of "found objects." He helps audiences discover the music within common items … and within themselves. Billy Jonas' recordings and live concerts across the US and Canada have generated an enthusiastic following. His CD "What Kind of Cat are You?!" received multiple awards including a First Place/Gold from AFIM (American Federation of Independent Musicians), and a Parent's Choice Gold. Jonas' videos have garnered critical acclaim, including Parents Choice Awards and a New York Times "Best" listing
Mrs. Ana Rhyne
I teach 4th grade math and science at Weatherstone Elementary School. I graduated from Meredith College with a BA in Spanish and K-6 licensure.