I am extremely honored to have been awarded the Legacy Heritage Fellowship at Hebrew College, pursing my Masters Degree in Jewish Education, with an emphasis on Early Childhood Education. For a nice little blurb in the J Weekly, read HERE! May 2017 be a year of transformation, joy, creativity, and community building!
The Contemporary Jewish Museum's Community Day is an admission-free,
fun-for-all extravaganza that has become an annual tradition for Bay
Area families. Explore the galleries, create art, and move and groove to
live music! Bring your family and friends and enjoy an exciting day at
Are YOU Happy? Check out this super fun new music video, captured live at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center Preschool Picnic! The Big Time Tot Rock Band performs the song "Are You Happy?" with some extremely happy, dancing preschoolers! Good Times!! Click HERE to watch!
I am honored to have been invited by the San Francisco Public Library to present a series of five performances for their Middle Eastern Heritage Month, focusing on Jewish and Israeli music for children and families - "Alison Faith Levy Sings Shalom"! Having taught Early Childhood music in Jewish setting for several years, this is a dream come true. I will be introducing simple Hebrew words and Jewish concepts for a general audience, including some originals, some traditional songs, and of course - lots of dancing and silliness, too.
Monsters, Schemes & Wild Dreams is this year's brilliant theatrical production from Stage Write, with musical numbers written by Alison Faith Levy! Stage Write is an organization that teaches playwriting and theater skills to elementary school kids in the SF public schools. Five young playwrights are then chosen to have their plays produced, performed by professional actors, with songs and live musical accompaniment for two nights at the Brava. It's an incredible show on all levels, great fun for the whole family!
The Start of Things finished strong on some pretty incredible year end lists for children's music in 2015:
#8 on Zooglobble's Best Kids Music of 2015
#7 on Musical Merry-Go-Round’s Favorite Family Music Releases of 2015
Kids Can Groove Top 20 Family Albums for 2015
Our last Big Time Tot Rock show of 2015 will be on Christmas Day, December 25 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum for their Community Free Day! We play two shows, at 1pm and 2:30 pm, and there will also be art activities, shadow puppet making, and delicious food from Wise Sons Deli. Join us for this free family dance party! Festivities and activities start at 11am. For more info, visit www.thecjm.org.