Phone: (212) 929-0630
For grades: Pre-K-6th; Seniors and Special Needs groups too
Requirements for live visit: One table for props and instruments, heavy duty extension cord, armless chair or stool, and if traveling by air, a 4 channel PA system and two speakers on stand to support audience size.
Fees for live visit: $500-$750 per day (includes ground travel and two assemblies). $3600 per week (up to 9 shows) plus travel and lodging
Funding: Several arts councils (CO, AL, TN, NM, WY) may be able to help support this work. And I am an artist in CO with Think360 Arts.
Songwriter, performer, recording and teaching artist »
We loved our assembly with Katherine Dines on May 14, 2013. She had the whole school singing, moving, and laughing. Her songs were fun, educational and interactive for all ages --- Sheri Daigler, 2nd Grade Teacher Upper Blue Elementary School, Breckenridge, CO
During assembly programs, Katherine Dines captivates children (Pre-K-5th grades) and audiences ranging in size from 50-500 with her award-winning music. Her unique style combines singable songs, and lots of audience participation that includes movement, singing alongs, unique instruments from around the world, zany props, Sign Langugage and creative thinking.
Questions are also encouraged about the process and craft of writing songs, recording, publishing, and performing.
Workshops, in-services, and study guides are available as well as booking discounts.
Katherine Dines has performed assemblies, fundraisers and family concerts throughout the globe since 1993. Featuring music from her 11 award-winning albums as well as creative twists on traditional songs, her concerts are packed with movement, story songs, zany props creativity and audience participation, and captivate many different age groups (Pre-K-5th)
Katherine’s Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta®MUSIC cds (11 in series) have garnered over 30 national awards-- including a Grammy nomination and a Platinum record.
An advocate for literacy, arts and education, Katherine serves on several national boards and presents at early childhood and library conferences. Her songs have been featured in Build-A-Bear Workshops, Disney’s 101 Dalmations Dog Songs, Hallmark greeting cards, and United Airlines and can be heard regularly on satellite radio stations. Today, she continues to write songs for other clients, and expand Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta®MUSIC into other product areas such as books, plush toys, the internet and television.
AWARDS and CREDITS
• Parents' Choice Gold, Silver and Honors Awards
• 4 Parent's Media Guide Awards
• 3 National Parenting Publications Gold Awards
• 5 Dr. Toy's Best Audio Recordings for Children Awards
• Creative Child Magazine Awards
• Good Housekeeping and Parenting Magazine endorsements