FREE CONCERTS FOR KIDS!

STORIES, MUSIC, PUPPETS, MAGIC & MORE

Our goal is to deliver a variety of high quality music performances and excite and inspire the imagination and creativity of young people. TOC’s own Little Ears program is in its fifth year and offers free concerts and performances for children.

Thank you to the Herbert A Templeton Foundation, our partners and funders and friends of The Old Church.

THE ALPHABETICIANS

Tuesday, March 26 @ 10:00am

Little Ears FREE Concerts for Kids!

Rock-n-Roll for Families! The Alphabeticians play clever, upbeat, family appropriate songs, including songs about numbers, size, dads, metaphors, extinct fish and multiple alphabet songs.  

About The Alphabeticians

Sponsored by the Herbert A. Templeton Foundation

PENNY’S PUPPETS – THE PUPPET TOWN MUSICIANS

Tuesday, April 16 @ 10:00am

“Little Ears” FREE Concerts for Kids!

Based on the traditional German folktale, Bremen Town Musicians, Penny’s lovable puppets want to begin new lives. They decide to leave their country homes and head to the big city to create a new band. In the process, they learn that you’re never too old to make new friends.

Penny’s Puppet Productions is a professional one-woman puppet company dedicated to making the world a better place, one puppet show at a time! Offering joyful programs that ignite the imagination and fill the room with excitement and laughter, Penny’s live performances use puppets, story, and song to inspire and entertain children of all ages. Penny is a Professional storyteller who specializes in puppet shows for kids.

About Penny’s Puppets

Sponsored by the Herbert A. Templeton Foundation

BABAR THE ELEPHANT

Tuesday, May 21 @ 10:00am

“Little Ears” FREE Concerts for Kids!

Pianists, Maria Antonia Garcia & Momoko Muramatsu of 20 Digitus Duo, perform Babar the Elephant by Jean de Brunoff, music by Francis Poulenc.  Joining them is Multnomah County Youth Librarian, Susan Smallsreed who will narrate the enchanting story.

About 20 Digitus Duo

Sponsored by the Herbert A. Templeton Foundation

RED YARN

Tuesday, June 18 @ 10:00am

“Little Ears” FREE Concerts for Kids!

Andy Furgeson, aka Red Yarn is a dynamic family performer who weaves folksongs and puppetry into engaging shows for all ages. With his energetic performances and lush folk-rock recordings, this red-bearded bard shares positive values while reinvigorating American folklore for younger generations.

About Red Yarn

Sponsored by the Herbert A. Templeton Foundation

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