Veteran performers Matt Sherwin and Tara Bahna-James perform old and new favorites in this fun, interactive show giving kids (and grownups too!) the chance to sing, dance, and rock out. The perfect midsummer treat!!! Recommended for children of all ages. Registration requested.
MATT SHERWIN is a musician and songwriter with over three decades of experience performing for grown-ups and kids alike. As a singer-songwriter, he has appeared in venues including Joe’s Pub, Pianos and The Bitter End. As a teaching artist with Brooklyn Academy of Music and Lincoln Center Theater, he has worked with students from elementary through high school. For two years, he led sing-a-long sessions with the New York Public Library. He is excited to be leading the Desmond-Fish Library sing-a-long with Tara Bahna-James, with whom he’s been singing since high school. Enjoy!
TARA BAHNA-JAMES is a writer, performer, educator, mom, and native New Yorker. Tara has been a teaching artist at TADA! Youth Theater, a vocal coach at Buck’s Rock Performing & Creative Arts Camp, and a performer with The Yellow Finch Project, a local theater company serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Tara’s original musicals have been performed in Minneapolis and throughout the New York area. Huge thanks to the Desmond-Fish library for welcoming us!
For further listening, please visit https://mattsherwin.com/songwriting; to hear Tara’s adaptation of Maya the Bee (created with composer, Robert Rival), visit https://robertrival.com/maya_the_bee.shtml and hear her vocal rendition of popular holiday tunes (featuring Matt Sherwin!) at https://soundcloud.com/tara-bahna-james/sets/my-favorite-things-2020