Save-The-Date! CHIRON FESTIVAL

Hello Everyone!

THE CHIRON FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS AND ENVIRONMENT!
Sunday – December 10th – starting at 4PM! – The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn!
World-class musicians, Multimedia Art Works, Environmental Speakers!

Join us and see/hear opera star Jennifer Roderer, world-renowned flutist/composer Robert Dick, concert pianist Daniel Rieppel, hornist/composer Jeffrey Weeks Harrison, young artists Sofia Rose Kaufman and Elias Peretz,  and the work of creative director, Christopher Kaufman!

MORE HERE! CHIRON FESTIVAL 2018!            TICKETS HERE!

The event is in two parts.  4pm – The Phantastic Theater – presents a program designed for families!  6PM – Christopher Kaufman’s long running series CHIRON Performing Arts continues with exciting performances by world class artists in a creative setting!  Environmental speakers will address the audience and give action steps!

Ticketing:
$15 for one person, one part.  $25 for both parts.  $5 for additional family members (one or both parts = potential free part for them).  Buy tickets now! Here!  Press LOGO.
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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!

Press Titles to Buy!

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.

 

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: WE HAVE A HOME!

phanconWe have a HOME! THE PHANTASTIC THEATER – Fine Arts for the Young is now the Resident Ensemble with The Brooklyn Commons Community Center and Cafe!
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RD_bassfl by Scott Friendlander-1SAVE-THE-DATE!  Saturday – February 27, 11AM! World-class cover 1 copyflutist/composer Robert Dick will join me in the World Premiere of my new work ‘The Phantastic Zoo’ where he will personify the roles of Zitthoona the Wizard, The Dragon and The Living Tree!

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Self Portrait

And introducing ‘The Art of Hildi Gabel’! A young artist who will perform her ‘Fantasia in A-flat Minor’ on piano as her visual art streams by on screen…

And, of course… an infusion of joyous energy

SQUIGGLE TRIUMPHS!

SQUIGGLE TRIUMPHS!

from principal young artist in residence… dancer/actor/singer… Sofia Rose…SEE YOU THERE!

We will follow the show in subsequent weeks with a new Musical Forest Workshop!

Christopher Kaufman

THANK YOU!

THANK YOU!