THE PHANTASTIC WORLDS OF CHRISTOPHER KAUFMAN!

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INVEST IN A DREAM!

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!

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Illustration from THE PHANTASTIC ZOO

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

mestud2Greetings to all Friends and Followers of my Projects! I have reorganized and tightened the ship!  SOUNDARTUS is now my ‘umbrella entity!’.  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’ve recently created, THE PHANTASTIC ZOO! Which includes the talents of world-class flutist/composer Robert Dische and Actor Stephanie Erb!

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’!

Thanks! All BEST! – Christopher

Come see one of America’s Leading Artists!

robertdick1World renowned flutist Robert Dick (his site) performs on Cflute, Piccolo, and Alto and Bass Flutes in Christopher Kaufman’s THE PHANTASTIC THEATER production of his THE PHANTASTIC ZOO!

SAT: March 4th 11AM – The Brooklyn Fellowship Gallery 210 24th Street (tween 3rd and 4th): Tickets at door ($10 for adults, $9 for children, under 3 for free)

Robert will personify The Wizard Zitthoona, The Dragon and The Livingph-9-copy Tree as colorful illustrative and art text flow by on screen and gorgeous symphonic music flows through speakers!  Dance, Voice Acting and Puppetry enhance the Storytelling Experience!  Join Mary and Tim as their adventures begins on a field trip to the Zoo and they meet the Wizard Zitthoona who ushers them into the Phantastic Zoo where they hear the timeless stories of The Phoenix, The Mermaid and The Dragon who each give secrets on living life and opening the Imagination!

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THE PHANTASTIC THEATER! MARCH 4th!

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The opportunity has arisen and we are a go!
JOIN US!
Saturday March 4th 11AM
The Brooklyn ARTS Fellowship GALLERY
210 24th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232 (between 4th and 3rd aves)
THE R TRAIN lets you off one block away at 25th!
(members of Dr. Kaufman’s Studio and supporters donation only!)
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GREEN MONDAY! Give the gift of Imagination, Music and Education!

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GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC!
Dr. Kaufman’s Entertaining and Educational
Books with Audio Albums!

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ZOO COVER PAGETHE PHANTASTIC ZOO

Join Mary  and Tim on a field trip to the Zoo, where they see elephants, exotic birds and lions! The Wizard Zitthoona ushers them into The Phantastic Zoo and you will experience the stories of Fabulous Beasts! Featuring the voice talents of Robert Dick and Stephanie Erb! With fully orchestrated symphonic music and colorful illustrations!

SQUIGGLE COVER NU PAGETHE MUSICAL FOREST

These Musical Adventures whisk you and your young people along on a thrilling and moving Story. Squiggle learns Music Words, gathers ‘Seed Pods’ from Teacher Friends and passes tests and riddles from ‘Little Troll’- all with the goal of bringing these ‘Seed Pods’ to the Mysterious Cave of Dr. Soundartus to make Music on his Magic Music Wall!  Orchestra score on Audio Album with Narration and voice acting!

BATTLE COVER INGRAM nuTALES OF THE OCEAN CITY

A masterful work of Story and Music! TOC is the epic story of a young civilization forced to confront a terrible enemy. Join Harl’ut and the noble pegasus Vispushin on this epic adventure as they lead a group of young warriors into the heart of the Vorm Hive.
REVIEWS:

Michael Spudic of ASCAP

“It is my pleasure to support Christopher Kaufman and his innovative production, THE PHANTASTIC THEATER, an extraordinarily entertaining concept that successfully brings together fine arts education with live performance… his collaboration with world renowned flutist/composer Robert Dick was fabulous… the expressions on the faces of the young people in attendance and their rapt attention spoke volumes… Leaving the theater, I had the opportunity to speak with a young dad who related how much he and his daughter enjoyed the presentation and how important it was that Kaufman so creatively encouraged people to use their imaginations…”

 Steven Sandberg of Dora the Explorer fame

I love this project! Christopher writes music that is sophisticated, striking, original, serious yet accessible to children. Plus a great story and great art. A wonderful project. — Steve Sandberg, composer, “Dora the Explorer.”
 “Tales Of The Ocean City by Christopher Kaufman, is a multimedia eBook that fuses narration, music, and visual art to create a rare kind of experience — a brilliant form of entertainment that masterfully blends these beautiful episodic stories with award-winning music and dazzling art. Fantasy readers who also love epic music, you’re in for a treat once you consume the wonderful world of Kaufman’s creative work”… F.J.Bayrog – Fantascize Mag.

 

NEW AUDIO ALBUMS!

mestud2Hello Friends!
New audio albums are available!  These are high quality MP3 albums, so you can easily drag them into your mp3 Players and mobile devices!

“The natural sounds and the musicians intertwine together ad-5-enviro-shoppageperfectly to create something original and powerful.”

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“I Love Working with Christopher Kaufman! He is Brilliant. Best artistic experience of my life.”
– Veronia Caicedo, director ‘Little Courage’

The Sound direct from the Live Show!  The ‘abridged version’ of the story and with flutistad-3-zoo-audio-album Robert Dick’s performances included as featured on the Live Show from ‘The Phantastic Theater’.

Enjoy!

Christopher

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: 8:30 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