THE PHANTASTIC WORLDS OF CHRISTOPHER KAUFMAN!

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My many projects are here under one roof.  You may find them in the menu!

INTRODUCTION:
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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Performance! My NOCTURNAL SPIRIT for String Quartet

amernetSEPTEMBER 13th! (Tuesday)
All are invited to hear and see my NOCTURNAL SPIRIT for String Quartet! Performed by:
THE AMERNET STRING QUARTET
National Opera Center: 7:30 concert time
[330 7th Ave, New York, NY 10001] Tickets $20.
order via chamberplayersinternational.org , or call 1(877)444-4488 or at the door.

NOCTURNAL SPIRIT is an ‘Environmental Work’. As the Amernet Quartet performs you will see a video comprised of natural images which tells the story of the work and hear ‘sound backdrops’ composed of hundreds of natural sounds. For more on this work press the picture below!title page NOCSPIR stq (dragged) copy

Phantastic Memories!!

wagonHello everyone… thanks again for all of your support!  Those who came and those who gave!  After our first successful season we are moving forward… generating new material and support for next season where we’ll travel out and around the New York environs… even as we perform here in Brooklyn once again!  Wish us luck! – And here, check out this archived link – a wonderful spread in the Brooklyn Reader announcing our first event of the year in February! – We are thankful! – Dr. Soundartus… – BROOKLYN READER SPREAD!

 

Phantastic Recording!

nu_zoo_cov_1024x1024Audio Album nearly complete! – The Book is ready… we are very psyched! Great fun recording the ‘Music Magic is Everywhere’ song… Sofia sounds excellent!… gentle duets with my ‘vaudeville Stravinsky’🙂 – song style… very effective.  Will be ready to go early next week!

Now back to grant writing for our next season! Our first season gave us a great deal of material to work with… Education and the Fine Arts combined! A unique and imaginative method!  Wish us luck!wagon

The PHANTASTIC THEATER: ON the MOVE!

wagonON the move!  Phase ONE complete! Next season… starting in October Look out for a New Season of concert events… in various locations!  Brooklyn, Manhattan and Beyond!

Thanks to everyone!  Audience members and Participants alike!

We will still do a Street Fair or two in June! See you there!

The Phantastic Theater: Featuring Robert Dick!

R. Dick photo Fred GeorgeCome see/hear one of the greatest musicians of our time performing The Phantastic Zoo – which was written for him by Christopher Kaufman.  As a resident artist of The Phantastic Theater – fine arts for the young of all ages, Robert will be personifying the roles of Zitthoona the Wizard, The Dragon and The Living Tree!… and performing music on Bass, Alto, C flutes and Piccolo! This Saturday, May 7th, 11AM – at The Brooklyn Commons (388 Atlantic Ave, Bkln. – between Hoyt and Bond). Tickets $10 for adult, $9 for child, under 3 for free.POSTER TOP 2

THE PHANTASTIC THEATER! Concert Event!

Saturday May 7th – 11am – The Brooklyn Commons (388 Atlantic Ave – between Hoyt and Bond)!

ph 14Join Dr. Christopher Kaufman, world re-knowned Flutist Composer Robert Dick and resident Young Artist Sofia Rose as they perform Episode Three from The Musical Forest and a full production of The Phantastic Zoo! Full Orchestral music flows from speakers as Robert performs on his many different kinds of flutes, Sofia dances and Christopher voice acts and leads the production. His gorgeous colorful illustrative art flows by onscreen with text, like a living book!

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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