Students from all three Northview elementary schools got to hear stories in song form thanks to Emily Arrow, a singer/songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee who creates songs from well-loved children’s books.
The nationally known artist performed three daytime concerts aimed at fostering a love of reading and music, and filmed the performances for a documentary she is making.
A former elementary music teacher and graduate of Berklee College of Music, Arrow just released her second album, “Storytime Singalong, Vol. 2.”
The ukulele-playing artist/educator has won the John Lennon Songwriting Contest for “The Curious Garden Song,” inspired by Peter Brown’s book.
She shared many of her story-songs with students from East, North and West Oakview elementary schools at the Northview High School Performing Arts Center, as well as an evening concert for the community.
Student submissions from Nancy Hoffman’s Advanced Theatre Arts Class, highlighted in the related story: The Play’s the Thing; So’s the Writing
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