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The Songwriting Process With Kids -The Reading Writing and Rhyming Tour [VIDEO]

Many have asked this question - "Richie, what is the process you use to write a song with young kids?".  I'm glad you asked! That's why we've created this short video of a typical day behind the scenes..

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The River Road Camp Song – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [AUDIO]

If this doesn't make you feel like summer in the Capital Region, nothing will.  Summer camp in Niskayuna!  And what's camp without a good camp song, especially if you can get all of them to write one of their own?  

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Griswold Heights Kids Love America – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

Always a rewarding experience visiting the Griswold Heights Community Center in association with the Troy Housing Authority and the Academy for Character Education.  These kids love this country and they are ready to sing about it! 

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Duanesburg Area Community Center Kids Sing! -Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

Another fun time with a really fun group of kids. I just love getting out into the community and visiting of all things -a  community center!

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Yates School Is Ready For Summer – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

Once again I had a memorable experience with Mrs. Toher's class at Yates School in Schenectady.  They were ready for summer.  So was their Principal, Mr. Flanders, by the way.  Hear the results and see photos below

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Marie Curie Institute Kids’ “Summer Vacation Song” – [AUDIO]

Mrs. Giardino's 2nd graders at the Marie Curie Institute are an incredibly creative bunch.  They not only want to read books on vacation, they want to WRITE them.  Listen to music? Not enough for this bunch.  They want to WRITE songs this summer.  This is my kind of crowd!!  Here's the ditty they created while I was there

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Saddlewood Elementary “Agrees To Disagree” Reading, Writing and Rhyming-[VIDEO]

Let me sum up my experience at Saddlewood Elementary School - THIS CLASS WAS AWESOME, and if you were there you wouldn't disagree -which is the subject of our song, coincidentally! 

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“The Kids ‘Round Here” Love Icabod Crane School – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

Let me ask you a question.  How can you POSSIBLY dislike visiting  elementary schools in this area when you walk up to the front door and see something like this?

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Carroll Hill’s “Brand New Class” Song – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO]

I had a fantastic time once again with Mrs. Burns and Mrs Wilcox at the Carroll Hill Elementary School.  These kids wrote a song parody in record time!

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Schoharie Elementary’s “That’s My Kind Of School” – Reading, Writing and Rhyming [VIDEO][AUDIO]

Well, it think it's safe to say we are batting a thousand when we work together at Schoharie Elementary School.  I always seem to walk away with a hit song on my recording device, conceived and written by some very creative elementary students.   That's MY kind of school!!

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I’d Like To Thank The ‘Academy’ (and SAANYS) For This Award

I've been yelled at by several people close to me for not mentioning this, but I didn't want to come off as "patting myself on the back." I am really proud of it, and humbled by it, so I guess it's time. Please excuse me for bragging….

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Watervliet Elementary Loves Their Teachers – Reading, Writing, and Rhyming [VIDEO]

These kids love their teachers in Watervliet, and I really loved this group in return.   It was a total lovefest, I guess.  Here's their song (and they did a video to boot!)

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