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.


January 2018

Wednesday, January 10, Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Grace Lutheran Early Learning Center, LaGrange, IL
Professional Development Workshop for teachers:
"ACTIVE MUSIC: Brain Food, Body Fuel!"

Thursday, January 11, 9:30, 10:30, 1:30

Macaroni Soup Classes - WINTER SESSION BEGINS! New location:
Trinity United Methodist Church, Mt Prospect
Parent/Child Classes:
Tiny Tunes: 9:30 a.m. for children 18 months - 2.5 years old
Sing'n'Shake: 10:30 a.m. for children 2.5 - 4 years old
Drop-Off class:
BIG MUSIC: 1:30 p.m. for 4-year old preK and Kindergarteners
For Registration and Information email Miss Carole.

Wednesday, January 17, 6:00 p.m.

Lincolnwood Child Care and Development Center, Lincolnwood, IL
Professional Development workshop for teachers:
"D.S.L. - Dance, Sing, LEARN!"

Saturday, January 20, 11:00 a.m.

Elk Grove Village Public Library,
1001 wellington Avenue, Elk Grove Village, IL
Family Concert - grab the kids and come warm-up with Miss Carole and Clarence! You may need your "Hat & Jacket, Pants & Boots!"

Monday, January 22, 9:45 & 10:30 a.m.

Penny Lane School, Chicago Ridge, IL
Two Concerts For Kids!
Macaroni Soup returns to chase away the winter blaahs!

Tuesday, January 23, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

The Coop Preschool, Lombard, IL
Professional Development Workshop:
"Visual Literacy and Active Music"

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

Hales Corners Lutheran Primary School, Muskego, IL
Concert for Kids - Miss Carole and Clarence are bringing musical winter fun indoors!!!

Saturday, January 27, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Family Guidance of Alabama, Dothan, AL
SENSATIONAL SATURDAY! Miss Carole will share 4 hours of professional development:

Wednesday, January 31, 9:30 a.m.

Anne M. Jeans School, Willowbrook, IL
Concert for Kids! Miss Carole and Clarence return for a great time of learning through music and movement!

February 2018

Saturday, February 3, 10:00 a.m.

Prince of Peace Preschool
930 W. Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL
FREE Family Concert! Join Miss Carole and Clarence to celebrate kids, music and their great school. Open House classroom tours available after the concert - take a look!

Monday, February 5, 9:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m. & 6 pm

Schneider Elementary School, Farmer City, IL
Macaroni Soup is in the house for two concerts for kids and an evening Family Concert for PreK/K families! Let the musical fun begin!

Friday/Saturday, February 9/10 times TBA

Opening Minds Conference
Fairmont Hotel, Chicago, IL
Miss Carole will be presenting - please check the conference website for days/times.

Tuesday/Wednesday, February 20/21

Providence Catholic Children's Academy, New Lenox, IL
9:45 a.m. each day - Concerts for Kids!
We love visiting PCCA!

Thursday, February 22, 6:15 p.m.

Salem Methodist Preschool, Barrington, IL
Family Concert - Miss Carole and Clarence will be celebrating Winter - "Snowball Freeze Fight" guaranteed!

Saturday, February 24, 8 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

Family Guidance Center of Alabama, Montgomery, AL
At The Taylor Center of Auburn University
SENSATIONAL SATURDAY - a half-day of professional development with Miss Carole!
Program: "Active Music for Active Learners: Brain Food, Body Fuel!"
For registration and information contact agency.

Wednesday, February 28, 5:30 p.m.

Fulton School, Tinley Park, IL
Family Night Concert for PreK and ECSE students and their families! Miss Carole and Clarence are bringing the fun - put on your dancing shoes and sashay in!

March 2018

Saturday, March 3, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

21st Annual Infant Toddler Conference
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
Miss Carole returns for morning and afternoon workshops:
Active Music: A Perfect Fit for Toddler Brains and Bodies!
For info click HERE

Tuesday, March 6, 5:30 p.m.

Madison Early Childhood Center, Elmhurst, IL
Family Concert! Miss Carole and Clarence return to sing and dance with students and their families!

Thursday/Friday, March 8/9 all day!

IL-ASCD Annual PreK/K Conference
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
Schaumburg, IL
Miss Carole will lead 5 workshops during the 2 days:
1-2-3 - Eyes on Me Th 11:45, F 7:30
Visual Leteracy and Singing Books Th 2:30, F 11:45
Early Childhood SongSwap F 2:30
For info and registration click HERE

Saturday, March 10, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Joliet Chapter of the IL-AEYC
Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL
Limit is the Sky Conference 2018!
Miss Carole will offer the 8:00 a.m. Keynote: Active Music for Active Learners! Then at 9:15 join her for a "1-2-3 - Eyes on Me!" workshop.
For info and registration click HERE

Thursday, March 15, 6:00 p.m.

Riverdale Elementary School, Port Byron, IL
Family Night Concert for PreK and K Families! Miss Carole are heading west to share musical fun and learning!

Wednesday, March 21, 9:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Douglas School, Princeton, IL
We're ba-ack! Macaroni Soup's annual visit is always a blast!

Thursday, March 22, 6:00 p.m.

Putnam County Primary School, Granville, IL
Family Concert for PreK - 2nd grade students and their Families! Put on your dancing shoes and boogie on in!

Saturday, March 24, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Gulf Regional Early Childhood Services
Mobile, Alabama
Professional Development Workshop:
DSL: Dance, Sing, LEARN!"
For information and registration contact www.grecs.org

Tuesday/Wednesday, March 27/28

Prairie Pride Preschools, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Miss Carole and Clarence return to sing with all 5 Prairie Pride Schools! Yippee!


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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