Upcoming Concerts and Workshops

Please note: Events marked with the dancing rat are open to the public.  
Call ahead for library shows,  as they often have reservation procedures.


April 2016

Wednesday, April 6, 10:00 a.m.

Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove St., Elgin, IL
Family Concert - call library for sign-up procedure

Friday, April 8, 9:30 & 1:30 p.m. no rat

St Charles Community School District 303
Norton Creek Elementary School
We're ba-ack! Two family concerts to sing our way into Spring!

Friday/Saturday, April 8/9

UW-Whitewater's 38th Annual Early Childhood Conference: "Our Words Matter!"
Whitewater, WI
Miss Carole and Clarence are pleased to return to present workshops and see our old friends in the Exhibit Hall at Booth #11!
On Saturday:
9:45 a.m. "Dance, Sing, Shake, Ring: Using Musical Manipulatives Safely and Effectively for Enhanced Learning"
11:00 a.m. "Phonological Awareness through Participatory Music"
3:30 p.m. - Miss Carole hosts the 15th Annual E.C. Hootenanny - with some of your conference favorites taking the stage!
For information and registration CLICK HERE.

Monday, April 11, 9:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Player Early Childhood Center, Justice, IL
Our annual visit to sing and dance with students and staff!

Tuesday, April 12, 4:00 & 5:30 p.m.

District 62 Early Learning Center, Des Plaines, IL
We had such a great time with our Holiday Celebration Concert, we're back for more Family Engagement and Fun!

Wednesday, April 13, 6:00 p.m.

Boulder Hill Elementary School, Montgomery, IL
Family Concert - can't wait to meet you!

Thursday, April 14, 10:00 a.m.

Algonquin Area Public Library District
2600 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL
Family Concert - grab the kids, Grandma, the neighbors! Let's have fun!

Thursday, April 14, 6:00 p.m.

Batavia Early Childhood Center, Batavia, IL
Family Night Concert

Friday, April 15, 6:30 p.m.

Bethany Lutheran School, Naperville, IL
Family Concert for PreK - 2nd Graders and their families!

Wednesday, April 20, all day!

Clovis Grove Elementary School, Menasha, WI
10 a.m. PreK Kids & Families Concert
12:30 - 3 p.m. Professional Development Workshop for teachers
6:00 p.m. Family Concert!

Friday, April 22, 10:00 a.m.

Berwyn South District 100 Schools, Berwyn, IL
Family Concert! Let's celebrate Earth Day - and make music!

Sunday, April 24, Noon

St John's Lutheran Church, Flanagan, IL - Parish Hall!
This Family Concert is open to the public!

Tuesday, April 26, 6:30 p.m.

Bolingbrook Park District, Bolingbrook, IL
Family Concert - it's PJ's night. Put on those baby dolls and let's dance!

Thursday, April 28, all day!

Brokaw Early Learning Center, Oswego, IL
We'll be singing and dancing for 6 shows with the students and staff!

Friday, April 29, 10:00 a.m.

Community Action Agency/Head Start, Crystal Lake, IL
Miss Carole will share a Family Music Time!

May 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 6:00 pm

Twin Lakes Learning Center, Westmont Park District, IL
Family Concert - Miss Carole and Clarence are baa-ck with your favorite songs (and some new ones, too!)

Wednesday, May, 4 6:00 pm

Fox Valley Park District Preschool, Aurora, IL
Family Concert - Yippee! We'll be singing and dancing up a storm - and snowballs may be flying!

Thursday, May 5, 6:45 pm

Mt Prospect Park District Preschool, Mt Prospect, IL
Family Concert - grab the kids and come sing, dance and do!

Friday, May 6, 10 am & 12:30 pm

Preschool for All / Lincoln School, Oglesby, IL
Family Reading Celebration in Song! We'll help the PreK and Kindergarteners share the joy of making music while enhancing early literacy skills!

Saturday, May 7, 10:15 am

Private party to celebrate James' 2nd Birthday!

Monday, May 9, 10:00 - Noon

Harkness House for Children, Winnetka, IL
Professional Development Workshop: "Active Music for Active Learners!"

Tuesday, May 10, 6:00 pm

Schafer School, School District 45, Lombard, IL
Family Night Concert! Miss Carole and Clarence are bringing musical fun and learning - put on your dancing shoes!

Wednesday, May 11, 10 am & 1:00 pm

Middletown Prairie Elementary School, Mahomet, IL
Two Concerts for Kids! We're excited to be back for our annual visit at this great school!

Thursday, May 12, 6:00 pm

LASDE Early Childhood Program, LaGrange, IL
Family Concert - time for some spring in your steps! Let's have fun learning and laughing together!

Friday, May 13, 9:45 am & 1:30 pm

Conyers Learning Academy, Rolling Meadows, IL
Two Concerts for Kids - Miss Carole and Clarence are baa-ck!

Monday, May 16, 9:15 am

St Raymond School, Mt Prospect, IL
Family Concert - Thanks for the invitation to return - now let's get moving!

Tuesday/Wednesday, May 17/18

Prairie Pride Preschool, Cedar Rapids, IA
We're visiting Prairie Hill, Prairie Heights, Prairie View, Prairie Crest and Prairie Ridge Schools! Whoo-hoo!

Friday, May 20, 11:00 am

Barrington Public Library
505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL
Family Concert - bring the kids and be ready to sing and dance!

Sunday, May 22, 11:30 am

St Philip Lutheran Church Preschool, Chicago, IL
Family Concert to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this great school! Congrats to all!

Wednesday, May 25, 10:00 am

Geneva Public Library, 127 James Street, Geneva, IL
Annual Family Concert - come kick-off the Summer Reading Program with Macaroni Soup! Check with the library for ticket info: 630-232-0780.

Friday, May 27, Noon

Skokie Park District
at Devonshire Cultural Arts Center, Skokie, IL
Family Concert to celebrate the end of the school year - Yippee!

June 2016

Saturday, June 4, 11:00 am

Berwyn Public Library, 2701 Harlem Avenue, Berwyn, IL
Family Concert! Start your summer with song and dance! Call the library for registration info.

Tuesday, June 7 - Friday, June 24

Theater Stories and Songs Camp with Miss Carole and her merry band!

Saturday, June 11, 10:30 am

Miss Carole's joining the birthday celebration for Owen and Stella!

Saturday, June 11, 2:00 pm

Aspen Drive Library (Cook Memorial Public Library District), Vernon Hills, IL
Family Concert - Grab the kids, neighbors, granny - let's make some music!

Monday, June 13, 10:00 am

Fountaindale Public Library District, Bolingbrook, IL
AT: Central Park, 201 Recreation Drive, Bolingbrook
(in gym if raining)
Family Concert - outdoors! Come sing in the sunshine - or sing in the rain! Just come! And bring a blanket to sit on!

Friday, June 17, 6:00 pm

The Goddard School of Vernon Hills, yup - Vernon Hills, IL! Family Concert! Let's sing and dance to celebrate the good old Summertime!

Tuesday, June 28, 10:30 am

Crete Public Library, 1177 Main Street, Crete, IL
Family Concert! Take a break from your summer reading to sing and dance with Miss Carole and Clarence! Wednesday,

June 29, 6:30 pm

Grayslake Area Public Library
100 Library Lane, Grayslake, IL
Family Concert! We'll be outdoors, weather permitting - bring a blanket!

Thursday, June 30, 4:00 pm

Elmwood Park Library
1 Conti Parkway, Elmwood Park, IL
Family Concert! We're excited to visit this library for the first time - come sing with us!

July 2016

HELLO COLORADO! Miss Carole and Clarence are doing their first tour in the Rocky Mountain State!

Tuesday, July 5, 6:30 pm

Carbon Valley Regional Library, Firestone, CO
Family Concert - Come sing and dance - we'll whup up a storm (or at least a Snowball Freeze Fight!)

Wednesday, July 6, 10:30 am

Tallyn's Reach Library, Aurora, CO
Family Concert! Let us introduce you to Macaroni Soup Music - deliciously fun!

Wednesday, July 6, 3:30 pm

Martin Luther King Jr Library, Aurora, CO
Family Concert! Musical fun and learning through music - and merriment!

Thursday, July 7, 10:00 am

Mission Viejo Library, Aurora, CO
Family Concert! We're singing and dancing around the Denver area - one library at a time! Join us!

Thursday, July 7, 6:00 pm

Central Library, Aurora, CO
Family Concert - bring the kids and join in the fun with Miss Carole and Clarence!

Friday, July 8, 10:30 am

Mamie Doud Eisenhower Library, Broomfield, CO
Family Concert - Macaroni Soup with Miss Carole and Clarence bring the music and fun - you put on your dancing shoes!

Saturday, July 9, 9:30 am

Mamie Doud Eisenhower Library, Broomfield, CO
Cuddletime! This concert is for the youngest among us! Let's wiggle and giggle together!

SO LONG, COLORADO! It's been good to know ya - we gotta be travelin' on!

Wednesday, July 13, 10:30 am

Plainfield Public Library
15025 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield, IL
Family Concert! Miss Carole and Clarence are bringing Macaroni Soup Music - you bring the kids!

Friday/Saturday, July 15/16

East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2016 Early Childhood Conference
Miss Carole returns to present 4 featured sessions, including "HUM: Highly Usable Music!", "Terrific Tunes for Toddlers", "DSL: Dance, Sing, Learn!" and and "Early Childhood Songswap."
For more information: ETSU EC Conference.

Monday, July 18, 6:30 pm

Hinsdale Public Library
20 E. Maple Street, Hinsdale, IL
Family Concert - grab the kids, neighbors, grandparents and let's have some musical fun!

Wednesday, July 20, all day - it's Vegas, Baby!

SDE "I Teach 1st" National First Grade Conference
at The Venetian Hotel!
Miss Carole returns to present at this fabulous professional development event - register now!
8:30 am - "The Music Imperative!"
1:00 pm - "Dancing Feet!"

Thursday, July 21, all day - still in Vegas!

SDE "I Teach K" National Conference for Kindergarten Teachers
Miss Carole changes hats to present for the fabulous K teachers - any returnees from last year?
9:00 am - "The Music Imperative!"
10:45 am - "Dance, Sing, Shake, Ring!"
1:30 pm - "Season By Season"
Miss Carole returns to present at this fabulous professional development event - register now!

Sunday, July 24, 4:00 pm

Springfield Park District & Funshop, Springfield, IL
Come celebrate Funshop's 40th Anniversary and Kids Family Music Fest at Lincoln Park, Springfield!
Miss Carole and Clarence will be bringing the Macaroni Soup Music - get ready to sing and dance with us!

Monday, July 25, 10:00 am

Wesley Child Care Center, Glenview, IL
Concert for Kids - we love our annual summer visit!

Monday, July 25, 3:30 pm

The Goddard School of Darien, yup - Darien, IL
Concert for Kids - we'll be singing and dancing and having summertime fun!

Tuesday, July 26, 10:00 am

Junior Gan Israel Summer Camp, Skokie, IL
Concert for Kids! Our annual visit is always fun!

Wednesday, July 27, 10:00 am

Hines Childcare Center, Hines, IL
Concert for Kids! Long time no see - glad to be back!

Call Miss Carole at 847-384-1404 to book your date now!

She travels all over the world from her Chicago home base to bring developmentally appropriate, educationally sound and wonderfully engaging music and movement to children and the adults who care for them.


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