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                                                                                      Fall 2008

Come Children, Sing! Goes Global!

Students from 30 states and 6 countries have enrolled
in Come Children, Sing! Online Music Classes for infants, babies and toddlers. In addition, colleges and park districts are beginning to offer Come Children, Sing!


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Mary Ellen Pinzino, Director of the Come Children Sing Institute, served as clinician for 120 music teachers in Lithuania in March. She addressed early childhood music, awakening artistry in singers of all ages, and did a demonstration with 6 and 7 year old children.


Outreach to Early Childhood Specialists

The Come Children Sing Institute is addressing daycare providers, Head Start and preschool teachers about music learning. CCS opens new possibilities for teachers.


Children with Special Needs Receive Free Come Children, Sing! Online Music Classes

Come Children, Sing! has given free classes to over 300 children with special needs. Support organizations such as Easter Seals, Lekotek, the National Federation for the Blind, the National Association of Down Syndrome, and the National Autism Association are informing parents.


New! Online Audio Presentation—FREE!

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The Come Children Sing Institute has released an audio presentation that introduces parents to the wonder of the young child's musical mind and the kind of musical activities that most nurture musical growth and development.


Free Classes for Children of Military Families

Come Children, Sing! has reached out to military
families with one parent on active duty. The Department of Defense, Operation Homefront, and other support organizations are helping to inform military families.


Come Children, Sing! Helps to Raise Funds

Come Children, Sing! has donated CCS gift certificates for
many fundraisers, including:

    Arthritis Foundation-Greater Chicago Chapter
        "Arthritis Walk,"
    WMHT Educational Telecommunications
        TV Auction-Troy, NY
    Huntington's Disease Society of America-
        Orange County "Walk for the Cure"
    Silent Auction benefitting
        St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, TN
    WFMT Membership Drive-Chicago's Fine Arts Station

Help children to benefit musically through your fundraising.



Purchase CCS Gift Certificates for new baby gifts, shower gifts, birthdays, and holidays.


Come Children Sing Institute
P. O. Box 1202
Homewood, IL 60430

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