WELCOME TO THE PHANTASTIC WORLDS OF CHRISTOPHER KAUFMAN!

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I have worked for years to become proficient in the Creative Realms of Art.  I welcome you to my work.  Explore… Listen… revel in the Imaginative Worlds of Phantasy I have evolved for your Edification and Delight!  Harken back to the first time you felt the wonder of the Fine Arts… when your Feelings and Imaginations were propelled into Wonder by the practitioners of the past…  RECONNECT! … My friends and I look forward to meeting you soon in person at a production of  THE PHANTASTIC THEATER!

CONTACT:  jmusic800@gmail dot com

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THE MUSICAL FOREST, TALES OF THE OCEAN CITY: CHRIS KAUFMAN!!!

pneume6bGreetings to all Friends and Followers of my Projects! Tales Of The Ocean City!, The Musical Forest!, Name The Opus!, et al.  I have reorganized and tightened the ship!  SOUNDARTUS is now my ‘umbrella entity!’.  My messages will now be from SOUNDARTUS!  The subject heading will bear the name of the Project I am blogging about!  My projects are also coming together in the form of THE PHANTASTIC THEATER -fine arts for the young! This is a new concert series and most of these projects will be performed there… especially the new one I am creating now THE PHANTASTIC ZOO! Which will include the talents of world-class flutist/composer Robert Dische and Actress Stephanie Erb!

VISIT the new site… just press and go!..Travel around a bit – it’s quite a journey!  Thanks for being on it with me!  Keep your eyes out for performances of ‘THE PHANTASTIC THEATER’!  Right now I am developing a WORKSHOP for THE MUSICAL FOREST – check it out HERE:

Thanks! All BEST! – Christopher

THE PHANTASTIC ZOO

A wonderful new project is underway… THE PHANTASTIC ZOO! — In it I put together many things and am joined by creative geniuses such as Robert Dick and Stephanie Erb… this new work will take young people and their adult cohorts on a magnificent journey… filled with music, wonder and creativity… the BOOK is done… I am working on the AUDIO now… and soon the LIVE PRODUCTION! Which will be a mainstay of my THE PHANTASTIC THEATER concert series soon to come!! — enjoy some sounds in the side bar and ART!

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Phantastic Theater at the Puppetry Fair!

POSTER TOP 2All thanks to Tim Young – and for inviting us back!  (June 25th) — We had a great time presenting Fine Art for the Young at JJByrne Park! (4/30/16)… What a fun and effective way to present modern art to people! Here are some pictures with captions…. Enjoy!

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Sofia dances Squiggle!

 

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THE MERMAID! There she goes again!

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THE PHOENIX!

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NICE CROWD!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NEW PHOENIX DANCING!

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LAST SONG!

HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT WEEK AT THE SEASON FINALE!

SATURDAY 11:AM AT THE BROOKLYN COMMONS (388 Atlantic – between Hoyt and Bond)… Buy tickets here: https://goo.gl/HgvVbU

The Phantastic Theater at Puppetry Arts Fair! Tomorrow!

Forgive me!  Forgot to say the day!  It’s tomorrow Saturday April 30th! ONE O’CLOCK!POSTER TOP 2Come join us!  We’ll be outside at the Puppetry Arts Fair at SATURDAY APRIL 30th! ONE O’CLOCK: 4th Street at 5th along JJ Byrne Park/OLD STONE HOUSE! See you there!sq226 17puppetry_arts_logo

NEXT SHOW! THE PHANTASTIC THEATER!

ph 12We are presenting a new show with new guests and activities, including a raffle and new developments in the Production of The Phantastic Zoo… to make it even more impactful and enjoyable to experience..! Come join us MAY 7th!!  It will be our biggest show yet!  Saturday May 7th, 11AM – same place, same channel – THE BROOKLYN COMMONS – 388 Atlantic Ave. (between Hoyt and Bond!) – Save the Date!  Bring Friends!

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Home for Easter Weekend? – Come to our Show!

phant 3:26:16 smallTHE PHANTASTIC THEATER – Fine Arts for the Young (of all ages) – Art, Music, Dance and Theater all in one!   Featuring the work of award winning teacher and composer Dr. Christopher Kaufman, world reknowned flutist and composer Robert Dick, resident young artist Sofia Rose, the voice talents of actor Stephanie Erb and special guest Ben Shifrel, young artist pianist.  Both entertaining and educational… The audience learns music fundamentals in the context of imaginative story telling and music… And hear the stories of The Phoenix, Mermaid and Dragon with vast orchestral music accompaniment, colorful illustrative art and world-class music performance.

Saturday March 26th 11AM
at THE BROOKLYN COMMONS – 388 Atlantic Ave. (between Hoyt and Bond streets)

THE PHANTASTIC THEATER – March 26th!

phant 3:26:16 smallTHE PHANTASTIC THEATER – Fine Arts for the Young (of all ages) Our second concert is Saturday, March 26th at 11AM AT:
THE BROOKLYN COMMONS (388 Atlantic Ave. between Hoyt and Bond) – See the full production of Christopher Kaufman’s THE PHANTASTIC ZOO starring flutist/composer Robert Dick, dancer Sofia Rose and the voice talents of actor Stephanie Erb! Full Orchestral Music, Colorful Illustrative Art, Dancing, Acting, Singing and Giant Art Puppets!  See guest young artist Ben Shifrel impersonate Claude Debussy and perform his music!  See Episode Two from Kaufman’s THE MUSICAL FOREST which teaches music fundamental concepts in the context of imaginative storytelling and music!  See you there! Tickets At Door: Adults $10, children $9 – under three for free.

World Premier of The Phantastic Zoo! Success!

Had a wonderful time yesterday at The Brooklyn Commons – great thanks to proprietor Melissa Ennen!  NEXT SHOW is MARCH 26th!  same time and place!  (Brooklyn Commons – 11AM)…! Thanks to Mari Oshima and Michael Spudic we have some pix to share from the event… nice crowd and response!  Soon will have the full film and be able to create clips and stills…
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THE ENDING DANCE from THE MUSICAL FOREST (newly minted)  dance

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WORLD-CLASS FLUTIST COMPOSER ROBERT DICK as ZITTHOONA THE MAGE!rob

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THE SONG AT END – “Music Magic is Everywhere!”
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