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SongLibrary is a collection of modern, age-appropriate songs for children to sing.
I aim to provide well-crafted, educational, fun songs with great resources for teachers to download instantly.
Glyn Lehmann - songwriter/composer
Glyn Lehmann

I aim to provide well-crafted, educational, fun songs with great resources for teachers to
 download instantly.
Glyn Lehmann - songwriter/composer
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We Are Home Here - song
Many pathways led us to this place. Many cultures - one future to embrace.more…
Books can transport us to all kinds of worlds…both real and imagined. This song captures that magic. For Book Week. more…
    • most popular
      1. I Am The Earth
      Special Earth Day discounts until 22 April
      A dialogue between the Earth and the world's children. A good introduction to 2-part singing and environmental awareness. more…
      Also available as a Songbook and CD.
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      An uplifting song celebrating our differences. In a hip hop style with a rap section and a catchy chorus with handclaps. more...
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      A joyful 2-part song for Christmas. For ages 7 to adult. more…
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      Celebrate school graduation in song! A rousing, yet reflective song for junior and senior graduations. .…more
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      What you plant is what you grow. So…sow the seed of kindness and friendship. more...
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      Discover music from around the world. Imitate an Australian didgeridoo, Indian tabla, Brazilian cuica, Irish tin whistle and more - also African body percussion and chanting. Children can accompany the voices with various percussion instruments. more…
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      A Christmas song for all ages - in 2 parts or unison. A wish for all children to live with joy and light. more
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      Strangers become friends by sharing their stories. Encourages acceptance and understanding of others. Ideal for Harmony Day.more
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      A fun, slightly quirky song about how stories feed our imaginations until they grow and grow and… A song about books, reading and writers. For Book Week. more…
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      Seven billion passengers ride through space on our awesome planet! Looking up at the wonders of the sky. For 2-parts. ...more
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    • all songs
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      environment,
      A dialogue between the Earth and the world's children. A good introduction to 2-part singing and environmental awareness. more…
      Also available as a Songbook and CD.

      More than 1,000,000 plays on YouTube

      peace, Gandhi, human rights, community, respect, Harmony Day,
      An uplifting song inspired by the words of Mahatma Gandhi - There is no path to peace. Peace is the path.more…
      human rights, community, respect, Harmony Day, culture
      Many pathways led us to this place…many cultures, one future to embrace. more…
      books, authors, education
      Books can transport us to all kinds of worlds…both real and imagined. This song captures that magic. For Book Week. more…
      surfing, sport, summer, fun, environment
      Imagine long summer days at the beach, the feeling of freedom and excitement as you catch that perfect wave. A pulsing 'techno' song with a classic surf-tune chorus. Great for a concert performance. more…
      environment,
      A dynamic song describing 'the dance' between a wind turbine, and its partner - the wind. An ode to sustainability. Great for a concert performance. more…
      Christmas, culture, animals, ukulele, percussion
      A wish for peace and joy wherever you are at Christmas. A 'world music' song ready for students to join in with optional percussion and ukulele. more…
      action songs, language, fun, ukulele
      This action song shows how we use our bodies to communicate with each other. Includes optional ukulele and tuned percussion. more…
      Christmas, refugees, family
      A gentle yet stirring Christmas song that ties the plight of a refugee mother and her child to the Christmas story. more…
      school, graduation, children, human rights, heroes, education
      “All I need is a helping hand and a chance to learn.” For the Children of the Ganges School, India and children everywhere. more…
      books, authors, education
      A fun, slightly quirky song about how stories feed our imaginations until they grow and grow and… A song about books, reading and writers. For Book Week. more…
      friendship, cultural diversity, Harmony Day, community, respect, rap
      Respect and tolerance build a bridge between us no matter how different we are. A modern hip-hop/ soul song with rap. more…
      community, school, friendship, peace, rounds
      ‘U and ‘I’ are in community. A 3-part round - great for the whole school to sing - or in class each morning. more…
      graduation, friendship, feelings, school
      The future starts right now! Celebrate change and new beginnings like graduation and end-of-year. more…
      friendship, cultural diversity, Harmony Day, peace, culture, community, respect, rap
      An uplifting song celebrating our differences. In a hip hop style with a rap section and a catchy chorus with handclaps. more...
      Anzac Day, Remembrance Day, Veterans Day
      Keep The Home Fires Burning and Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag are combined to tell the moving story of loved ones being separated by war. more…
      Australia, Anzac Day, Veterans Day, Remembrance Day
      A reflection on war and its lasting effects. For Anzac Day, Veteran's Day and Remembrance Day more
      feelings, friendship
      Explore feelings and emotions. Like clouds, feelings come and go, some just bring the rain, others help make rainbows. more…
      Christmas, peace
      A joyful 2-part song for Christmas. For ages 7 to adult. more…
      peace, children, human rights, respect
      A song to recognise and celebrate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. more…
      Christmas, fun,
      Whether you celebrate the Festive Season in winter or summer - it’s always a good time to ‘brighten someone’s day.’ An easy, fun song in unison or 2 parts. more
      friendship, anti-bullying, feelings, peace, respect
      What you plant is what you grow. So…sow the seed of kindness and friendship. more...
      animals, environment, fun
      There’s a party - and all living things are invited! From the ants to the elephants, the plants to the pelicans…come and celebrate LIFE. Humans welcome too! more…
      music history, culture, cultural diversity, language, instruments, percussion
      Discover music from around the world. Imitate an Australian didgeridoo, Indian tabla, Brazilian cuica, Irish tin whistle and more - also African body percussion and chanting. Children can accompany the voices with various percussion instruments. more…
      friendship, feelings, Harmony Day, peace, anti-bullying, kindness
      How to live a good life? The answer lies in these two small words. Be kind. more…
      music history, dance, culture, rap
      Dance Crazy! (5 songs & a rap)
      Tells the story of popular dance & music styles from The Charleston to breakdance - from jazz to hip hop. more…
      friendship, feelings
      Share your problems and worries and together we can 'lift that weight'. more...
      friendship, feelings, peace, school
      Welcome new students, friends, family and others to your school with this fun song. An ideal concert or assembly opener. more...
      friendship, graduation, school
      Celebrate school graduation in song! A rousing, yet reflective song for junior and senior graduations. .…more
      space, environment
      Seven billion passengers ride through space on our awesome planet! Looking up at the wonders of the sky. For 2-parts. ...more
      anti-bullying, friendship, cultural diversity, peace, Harmony Day
      The circle is a place where everyone belongs and is accepted. A fun song with a powerful message. ...more
      environment, rounds, space, environment, seasons,
      TWO 3-part rounds about things that go round - seasons and planets.
      A great way to remember the names of the planets, the order of the seasons and learn round singing. more
      animals, environment,
      Two fun songs for younger children about animals. 'Night Song' and 'Where Is Home?' Learn about nocturnal animals and the importance of a safe habitat. ...more
      heroes, anti-bullying, respect, rap, Gandhi
      Heroes (3 songs)
      Explores ideas about heroes. From 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' to Gandhi, Martin Luther King & Aung San Suu Kyi. more
      water, language, environment
      The Water Song - the amazing power, beauty and importance of water. Learn to say 'water' in 13 languages! more
      cultural diversity, feelings
      A song that asks us to put ourselves in the shoes of others. What would it feel like? more
      Harmony Day, cultural diversity, culture, refugees, family
      The story of a young refugee and her family's search for a better life.
      Use to celebrate Harmony Day and Cultural Diversity Day. more
      Harmony Day, friendship,
      Strangers become friends by sharing their stories. Encourages acceptance and understanding of others. Ideal for Harmony Day.more
      fun, environment,
      There's a strange creature down at the waterhole. What is a polliwog? And why does it keep changing?
      A fun song for the younger children.more
      culture, language, Harmony Day, education
      Celebrates the importance of language in maintaining culture and identity.more
      feelings,
      2 versions included: simple 2-part and unison
      Helps children think about their feelings. Try writing your own verses! more
      music history, Mozart,
      A contemporary mini-opera about the young Mozart. Told by his father Leopold and sister, Nannerl. more
      language,
      By COOL RULES…for schools
      Yes, learning about apostrophes can be fun. Includes worksheets and an apostrophe usage guide.more
      Christmas, peace, culture, cultural diversity, family, friendship
      An all-inclusive celebration of family, friends and the festivities. Use at Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, New Year etc. more
      Christmas, fun,
      Feel the excitement as Christmas approaches. The lights, the carols, the smell of baking and people saying ‘Merry Christmas’. more
      Christmas, peace,
      A Christmas song for all ages - in 2 parts or unison. A wish for all children to live with joy and light. more
      Christmas, peace,
      The birth of a child - a sign of hope. A Christmas song for all ages. more
      Christmas,
      A bright Christmas song for younger children. How did that little baby make that star shine so brightly? more
      Australia, Anzac Day
      A tribute to the Anzacs who sailed from Australia in 1914 to their unknown fate in Gallipoli. more
      Australian focus
      Australia,
      Western Australia may be a long way from anywhere else - but it’s well worth the trip! A fun look at WA and all its wonders. more
      Australian focus
      Australia, history
      The voyage of Dutch explorer Vlamingh to Australia in 1696 and the discovery of the 'impossible bird', the black swan. more
      Australian focus
      sport, Australia, fun
      A pizza with no cheese!? That's what life would be like without sport. A fun, rockin' song about just how great sport is to play. more
      Australian focus
      sport, Australia, fun
      A fun story about friends who love sport and just 'having a go'. more
      Australian focus
      Australia,
      A tribute to the 'genius' engineer C.Y. O'Connor who helped opened up the goldfields of Western Australia in 1896. more
      Australian focus
    • ages 5-8

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      3 songs for the price of 1
      This Starter Pack includes
      3 complete song packages to download for the following songs:
      Each package contains a vocal recording, backing track (karaoke), piano score and lyrics. Two songs also contain additional materials.
      All 3 songs are in unison and suitable for young children.
      *PLEASE NOTE: prices here and in your cart are in Australian Dollars. These will be converted to your currency during purchase. Currency conversions given here are a guide only.
      A dialogue between the Earth and the world's children. A good introduction to 2-part singing and environmental awareness. more…
      Also available as a Songbook and CD.

      More than 1,000,000 plays on YouTube

      Books can transport us to all kinds of worlds…both real and imagined. This song captures that magic. For Book Week. more…
      Many pathways led us to this place…many cultures, one future to embrace. more…
      A wish for peace and joy wherever you are at Christmas. A 'world music' song ready for students to join in with optional percussion and ukulele. more…
      This action song shows how we use our bodies to communicate with each other. Includes optional ukulele and tuned percussion. more…
      “All I need is a helping hand and a chance to learn.” For the Children of the Ganges School, India and children everywhere. more…
      A fun, slightly quirky song about how stories feed our imaginations until they grow and grow and… A song about books, reading and writers. For Book Week. more…
      Respect and tolerance build a bridge between us no matter how different we are. A modern hip-hop/ soul song with rap. more…
      ‘U and ‘I’ are in community. A 3-part round - great for the whole school to sing - or in class each morning. more…
      An uplifting song celebrating our differences. In a hip hop style with a rap section and a catchy chorus with handclaps. more...
      Explore feelings and emotions. Like clouds, feelings come and go, some just bring the rain, others help make rainbows. more…
      A song to recognise and celebrate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. more…
      Whether you celebrate the Festive Season in winter or summer - it’s always a good time to ‘brighten someone’s day.’ An easy, fun song in unison or 2 parts. more
      What you plant is what you grow. So…sow the seed of kindness and friendship. more...
      There’s a party - and all living things are invited! From the ants to the elephants, the plants to the pelicans…come and celebrate LIFE. Humans welcome too! more…
      Discover music from around the world. Imitate an Australian didgeridoo, Indian tabla, Brazilian cuica, Irish tin whistle and more - also African body percussion and chanting. Children can accompany the voices with various percussion instruments. more…
      Welcome new students, friends, family and others to your school with this fun song. An ideal concert or assembly opener. more...
      Seven billion passengers ride through space on our awesome planet! Looking up at the wonders of the sky. For 2-parts. ...more
      The circle is a place where everyone belongs and is accepted. A fun song with a powerful message. ...more
      TWO 3-part rounds about things that go round - seasons and planets.
      A great way to remember the names of the planets, the order of the seasons and learn round singing. more
      Two fun songs for younger children about animals. 'Night Song' and 'Where Is Home?' Learn about nocturnal animals and the importance of a safe habitat. ...more
      The Water Song - the amazing power, beauty and importance of water. Learn to say 'water' in 13 languages! more
      Strangers become friends by sharing their stories. Encourages acceptance and understanding of others. Ideal for Harmony Day.more
      There's a strange creature down at the waterhole. What is a polliwog? And why does it keep changing?
      A fun song for the younger children.more
      2 versions included: simple 2-part and unison
      Helps children think about their feelings. Try writing your own verses! more
      By COOL RULES…for schools
      Yes, learning about apostrophes can be fun. Includes worksheets and an apostrophe usage guide.more
      An all-inclusive celebration of family, friends and the festivities. Use at Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, New Year etc. more
      Feel the excitement as Christmas approaches. The lights, the carols, the smell of baking and people saying ‘Merry Christmas’. more
      A Christmas song for all ages - in 2 parts or unison. A wish for all children to live with joy and light. more
      The birth of a child - a sign of hope. A Christmas song for all ages. more
      A bright Christmas song for younger children. How did that little baby make that star shine so brightly? more
      A pizza with no cheese!? That's what life would be like without sport. A fun, rockin' song about just how great sport is to play. more
      Australian focus
      A fun story about friends who love sport and just 'having a go'. more
      Australian focus
    • ages 8-13
      A dialogue between the Earth and the world's children. A good introduction to 2-part singing and environmental awareness. more…
      Also available as a Songbook and CD.

      More than 1,000,000 plays on YouTube

      Books can transport us to all kinds of worlds…both real and imagined. This song captures that magic. For Book Week. more…
      An uplifting song inspired by the words of Mahatma Gandhi - There is no path to peace. Peace is the path.more…
      Many pathways led us to this place…many cultures, one future to embrace. more…
      Imagine long summer days at the beach, the feeling of freedom and excitement as you catch that perfect wave. A pulsing 'techno' song with a classic surf-tune chorus. Great for a concert performance. more…
      A dynamic song describing 'the dance' between a wind turbine, and its partner - the wind. An ode to sustainability. Great for a concert performance. more…
      A wish for peace and joy wherever you are at Christmas. A 'world music' song ready for students to join in with optional percussion and ukulele. more…
      A gentle yet stirring Christmas song that ties the plight of a refugee mother and her child to the Christmas story. more…
      “All I need is a helping hand and a chance to learn.” For the Children of the Ganges School, India and children everywhere. more…
      A fun, slightly quirky song about how stories feed our imaginations until they grow and grow and… A song about books, reading and writers. For Book Week. more…
      Respect and tolerance build a bridge between us no matter how different we are. A modern hip-hop/ soul song with rap. more…
      ‘U and ‘I’ are in community. A 3-part round - great for the whole school to sing - or in class each morning. more…
      The future starts right now! Celebrate change and new beginnings like graduation and end-of-year. more…
      An uplifting song celebrating our differences. In a hip hop style with a rap section and a catchy chorus with handclaps. more...
      Keep The Home Fires Burning and Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag are combined to tell the moving story of loved ones being separated by war. more…
      A reflection on war and its lasting effects. For Anzac Day, Veteran's Day and Remembrance Day more
      A joyful 2-part song for Christmas. For ages 7 to adult. more…
      A song to recognise and celebrate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. more…
      What you plant is what you grow. So…sow the seed of kindness and friendship. more...
      There’s a party - and all living things are invited! From the ants to the elephants, the plants to the pelicans…come and celebrate LIFE. Humans welcome too! more…
      Discover music from around the world. Imitate an Australian didgeridoo, Indian tabla, Brazilian cuica, Irish tin whistle and more - also African body percussion and chanting. Children can accompany the voices with various percussion instruments. more…
      How to live a good life? The answer lies in these two small words. Be kind. more…
      Dance Crazy! (5 songs & a rap)
      Tells the story of popular dance & music styles from The Charleston to breakdance - from jazz to hip hop. more…
      Share your problems and worries and together we can 'lift that weight'. more...
      Welcome new students, friends, family and others to your school with this fun song. An ideal concert or assembly opener. more...
      Celebrate school graduation in song! A rousing, yet reflective song for junior and senior graduations. .…more
      Seven billion passengers ride through space on our awesome planet! Looking up at the wonders of the sky. For 2-parts. ...more
      TWO 3-part rounds about things that go round - seasons and planets.
      A great way to remember the names of the planets, the order of the seasons and learn round singing. more
      Heroes (3 songs)
      Explores ideas about heroes. From 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' to Gandhi, Martin Luther King & Aung San Suu Kyi. more
      The Water Song - the amazing power, beauty and importance of water. Learn to say 'water' in 13 languages! more
      A song that asks us to put ourselves in the shoes of others. What would it feel like? more
      The story of a young refugee and her family's search for a better life.
      Use to celebrate Harmony Day and Cultural Diversity Day. more
      Strangers become friends by sharing their stories. Encourages acceptance and understanding of others. Ideal for Harmony Day.more
      Celebrates the importance of language in maintaining culture and identity.more
      A contemporary mini-opera about the young Mozart. Told by his father Leopold and sister, Nannerl. more
      By COOL RULES…for schools
      Yes, learning about apostrophes can be fun. Includes worksheets and an apostrophe usage guide.more
      An all-inclusive celebration of family, friends and the festivities. Use at Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, New Year etc. more
      Feel the excitement as Christmas approaches. The lights, the carols, the smell of baking and people saying ‘Merry Christmas’. more
      A Christmas song for all ages - in 2 parts or unison. A wish for all children to live with joy and light. more
      The birth of a child - a sign of hope. A Christmas song for all ages. more
      A tribute to the Anzacs who sailed from Australia in 1914 to their unknown fate in Gallipoli. more
      Australian focus
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      A reflection on war and its lasting effects. For Anzac Day, Veteran's Day and Remembrance Day more
      Western Australia may be a long way from anywhere else - but it’s well worth the trip! A fun look at WA and all its wonders. more
      Australian focus
      The voyage of Dutch explorer Vlamingh to Australia in 1696 and the discovery of the 'impossible bird', the black swan. more
      Australian focus
      A pizza with no cheese!? That's what life would be like without sport. A fun, rockin' song about just how great sport is to play. more
      Australian focus
      A fun story about friends who love sport and just 'having a go'. more
      Australian focus
      A tribute to the 'genius' engineer C.Y. O'Connor who helped opened up the goldfields of Western Australia in 1896. more
      Australian focus
    • musicals & more

      A new school musical

      Arlie Abbstock and the Incredible Cape

      Available as a DOWNLOAD PACK or BOOK AND CD
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      Written for performers aged 5-12 years, this work is full of songs, drama, comedy, action and even a rap. Duration approximately 40 minutes.

      The story revolves around Arlie who lives in a medieval village. The other children like to play with swords and battle axes but Arlie likes to stitch and weave and sew. When the king is captured by a dragon, and the bumbling knights fail to rescue him… Arlie has a plan of his own.

      The Performance Pack contains everything you need to rehearse and perform this exciting new musical - whether you read music or not.
      • script
      • piano/vocal score
      • performance and learning tracks
      • sound effects and incidental music
      • easy parts for recorder and ukulele
      • ideas for staging, costumes and extended learning
      Download a script sample
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      A song-cycle of five songs and a chant/rap that tells the story of popular music and dance. more…

      From the rhythms that came to America with the African slaves to the hip hop of today. Along the way reference is made to other events happening at the time. The songs are linked with a chant-like 'call and response' section called The Beat.

      This work is suitable for singers from age 8 and older. Some songs include a soloist and a rapper. It can be performed as a whole - but each song also works as a stand-alone piece.

      The Songs
      • The Beat (call and response/rap)
      • The Jazz Age (1920s-30s)
      • Jitterbug, Jive and Boogie-Woogie (1940s)
      • Dance Craze Crazy (1950s-60s)
      • Disco Diva (1970s-80s)
      • Mixing The Beats (1980s to present)
      A mini opera in which we learn about Mozart’s life and music. more…

      The three main characters are Wolfie (Mozart as a child of 6), his father Leopold and his sister Marianne, often called Nannerl.

      The soloists are supported by a 2-part choir. For ages 8 and older to perform.

      The Songs
      • Ah, vous dirai je Maman (choir)
      • That's My Boy (Leopold and choir))
      • My Little Brother (Nunnerl and choir)
      • Austrian Idol On Tour (choir)
      • Genius At Work (vocal and piano solos)
      • Live Forever More (choir)

    Teachers say…

    Keep up the good work. You're making my job a lot easier!
    Your compositions are age-appropriate, inspiring, singable, and loved by my students. Katherine Khandjian, Music specialist MD, USAMusic specialist MD, USA
    A Musical Journey,Tell Me Your Story
    The children love the combination of your rap song style. Thank you from a grateful music teacher. Lynne Stewart, Toronto, Canada
    Everyone Belongs
    My choir just love this song and so do I! I can hardly stop from shedding a tear at my enthusiastic singers. Jan, New Zealand
    I Am The Earth
    This song is a real audience pleaser. A fabulous way to develop part singing. What an outstanding song. Carolyn Hernandez, Overton Community College, Australia.
    Ride Of Our Lives
    …we sang your fantastic song and we won! The adjudicator thought it was a super choice for the class. Fiona Krober, Birmingham, UK
    Feed Your Imagination
    I believe your songs have a very high educative value and the arrangements are "easy" but very effective. Paolo Fabris, Director Centre for Youth and Community Music - Charles Darwin University, Australia
    SongLibrary is a collection of modern, age-appropriate songs for children to sing.
    I aim to provide well-crafted, educational, fun songs with great resources for teachers to download instantly.
    Glyn Lehmann - songwriter/composer
    Glyn Lehmann

    I aim to provide well-crafted, educational, fun songs with great resources for teachers to
     download instantly.
    Glyn Lehmann - songwriter/composer
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    We Are Home Here - song
    Many pathways led us to this place. Many cultures - one future to embrace. For Harmony Day - 21 March. more…
    Stacks Image 2816206
    A reflection on war and those impacted by it. For Anzac Day, Remembrance Day. more…

    Earth Day - 22 April

    Anzac Day - 25 April

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    Song downloads include:
    • vocal recording mp3
    • backing track mp3
    • sheet music pdf
    • lyrics & notes pdf

    Try it NOW!
    A complete song pack

    Teachers say…

    Keep up the good work. You're making my job a lot easier!
    Your compositions are age-appropriate, inspiring, singable, and loved by my students. Katherine Khandjian, Music specialist MD, USAMusic specialist MD, USA
    A Musical Journey,Tell Me Your Story
    The children love the combination of your rap song style. Thank you from a grateful music teacher. Lynne Stewart, Toronto, Canada
    Everyone Belongs
    My choir just love this song and so do I! I can hardly stop from shedding a tear at my enthusiastic singers. Jan, New Zealand
    I Am The Earth
    This song is a real audience pleaser. A fabulous way to develop part singing. What an outstanding song. Carolyn Hernandez, Overton Community College, Australia.
    Ride Of Our Lives
    …we sang your fantastic song and we won! The adjudicator thought it was a super choice for the class. Fiona Krober, Birmingham, UK
    Feed Your Imagination
    I believe your songs have a very high educative value and the arrangements are "easy" but very effective. Paolo Fabris, Director Centre for Youth and Community Music - Charles Darwin University, Australia
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