Upcoming Concerts and Workshops

Please note: Events marked with the dancing rat are open to the public.  
Call ahead for library shows,  as they often have reservation procedures.


March 2017

Thursday/Friday, March 2/3 ALL DAY!

ASCD PreK and K Conference
Renaissance Hotel, Schaumburg, IL
I'll be at my booth in the Exhibit all both days, and here are my workshops:
Thursday, 11:45 a.m. - "I've Got Rhythm: Getting a Bang out of a Child's Innate Abilities!"
Thursday, 3:45 p.m. - "I'm Singing, I'm Dancing, I'm LEARNING!"
Friday, 10:15 a.m. - "Early Childhood Songswap!"

Saturday, March 4, 12:30 p.m.

Infant/Toddler Conference
at Oakton Community College Des Plaines, IL
Come sing and play with Miss Carole again this year!
12:30-2:00 p.m. - "Tiny Tunes for Active Toddlers!"

Monday, March 6, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Park Ridge Park District Preschool, Park Ridge, IL
Professional Development for staff:
"Active Music for the Classroom"

Friday, March 10, 6:30 p.m.

St Peter's Lutheran School, Schaumburg, IL
Family Night Concert - let's get our hands clapping and our feet stomping!

Saturday, March 11, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Waukesha Public Library, Waukesha, WI
"Bright Beginnings - Books Too Good To Miss!"
Miss Carole will offer workshops with SONGS too good to miss, too! Call the library for registration and information. Open to teachers and caregivers.
10:30: Preschool and Early Elementary focus
1:30: Babies and Toddlers focus

Monday, March 13, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Communities United Inc, Lexington, Massachusetts Professional Development workshop: "1-2-3 - EYES ON ME!"

Tuesday, March 14, 9:30 & 10:15 a.m.

Woburn Creative Start, Woburn, MA
Two Concerts for Kids!

Wednesday, March 15, 9:15 & 10:00 a.m.

West Memorial School, Peabody, MA
Concerts with the PreK, K and First Graders - let's have a blast!

Friday, March 17, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Naperville Park District Preschool, Naperville, IL
Professional Development workshop: "Active Music for Active Learners!"

Wednesday, March 22, ALL DAY!

Douglas School, Princeton, IL
Two concerts for kids plus a Family Night Concert - we love our annual visit with these enthusiastic kids and their school community!

Thursday, March 23, 5:30 p.m.

Madison Early Childhood Center, Elmhurst, IL
Family Night Concert with Miss Carole and Clarence - whoo-hoo!

Friday, March 28, 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

IN Community Action Program Head Start, New Castle, IN Full-day Professional Development Workshop:
"ACTIVE MUSIC: Brain Food, Body Fuel!"

April 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 p.m.

Ridge Central School, Chicago Ridge, IL
Family Night Concert - put on your dancing shoes, folks!

Saturday, April 8, ALL DAY!

UW-Whitewater's 39th Annual Early Childhood Conference, WI
Come say hello at my exhibit booth Friday or Saturday! Or come learn some of the songs on my new recording - "WELCOME!" This is always a great conference - and it ends in a Hootenanny! Click HERE for info!
8:30 a.m. - "I've Got Rhythm"
9:45 a.m. - "WELCOME - Music & Movement for the Happy Classroom!"
3:30 p.m. - ECC Hootenanny - Miss Carole introduces some of the conference's stellar performers!

Tuesday/Wednesday, April 11/12 ALL DAY!

Prairie Pride Schools, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Miss Carole and Clarence are back - visiting Prairie Hill, Prairie Heights, Prairie View, Prairie Crest and Prairie Ridge Schools! Concerts for everyone!
Plus - new this year - an evening Family Concert! Yippee!

Saturday, April 15, 10:00 a.m.

Great Lakes Navy Base, Great Lakes, IL
Miss Carole and Clarence will hop down the bunny trail with the families attending the annual Easter Brunch!
Hop Hop Hop!

Monday, April 17, 10:00 a.m.

Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batavia Avenue, Batavia, IL Family Concert! Please call the library for registration procedures.

Saturday, April 22, 3:00 p.m.

Children's Music Network "Earth Day" Event
A songswap for teachers, librarians, parents followed by a Song Share with the public! Check back or contact Miss Carole for location in Chicagoland.


Monday, April 24, 10:30 a.m.

Atonement Christian Day School, Barrington, IL
Family Concert! Spring into song with Miss Carole and Clarence! We're "GROWING!"

Monday, April 24, 6:30 p.m.

Fox Valley Park District Preschool, Aurora, IL
Miss Carole and Clarence return to join "ART NIGHT", a celebration of creativity!

Tuesday, April 25, 6:00 p.m.

Bolingbrook Park District Preschool, Bolingbrook, IL
It's "PAJAMA NIGHT!" Miss Carole and Clarence a donning their nighttime best and joining the fun of this great event for another year!

Wednesday, April 26, 9:45 a,m. & 12:45 p.m.

Lincoln School, Rochelle, IL
Two Concerts for Kids in the PreK and EC programs! We're ba-ack!

Thursday/Friday, April 27/28

District 62 Early Learning Center, Des Plaines, IL
Macaroni Soup will serve up 2 concerts on Thursday and one on Friday for this vibrant center!

May 2017

Monday, May 1 ALL DAY!

State Library of Iowa, sponsor.
Holiday Inn Conference Center
Miss Carole will kick things off with a
Keynote Address: "1-2-3 - Eyes on Me!"
Workshop #1: Sing-A-Book!
Workshop #2: Fingerplays and Flannelboards: Visuals to enhance early learning!

Sunday, May 7, 11:00 a.m.

Merit School Of Music, 38 S. Peoria St, Chicago
Family Concert with Miss Carole and Clarence!
Contact school for ticketing.

Monday, May 8, 9:30 a.m.

Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove, Elgin, IL
Family Concert! Let's celebrate spring and hope "It's A Beautiful Day!"

Friday, May 12, 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Middletown Prairie Elementary School, Mahomet, IL
Miss Carole and Clarence return for our annual visit to sing and dance with this awesome school!

Wednesday, May 17, 9:30 a.m. & 12:15 p.m.

Rhodes, Elementary School, River Grove, IL
Two concerts for Kids and parents! We'll be singing and dancing with the PreK and K programs!

Friday, May 19, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Mother's Day Out Preschool, Elm Grove, WI
Professional Development workshop: "ACTIVE MUSIC: Brain Food, Body Fuel!"

Sunday, May 21, 1-5 p.m.

The Children's Music Midwest Regional Gathering, location TBA
Do you make music with children in any way? If the answer is yes, then you should come to this! Teachers, Librarians, Songwriters, Performers and Parents - all are welcome! Speakers, networking and fellowship are on the schedule. Please check back for details as they are confirmed. You can contact Miss Carole to be on the mailing list for this event. Open to the public with registration. For information about CMN click HERE.

Wednesday, May 24, 10:00 a.m.

Geneva Public Library, 127 James Street, Geneva, IL
Summer Reading Program KICK-OFF!
Miss Carole and Clarence are pleased to be back for another great year to sing and dance our way into summer! Contact the library for registration.

Friday, May 26, 11:00 a.m.

Gurnee Park District Preschool
Hunt Club Community Center, Gurnee, IL
Family Concert to celebrate the finale of a great year for the Growing Tree Preschool program!


Call Miss Carole at 847-384-1404 to book your date now!

She travels all over the world from her Chicago home base to bring developmentally appropriate, educationally sound and wonderfully engaging music and movement to children and the adults who care for them.


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