Peter Alsop

Music for Children and Adults

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Kid's Music

May 28, 2014 - 1:18pm -- peteralsop

            When someone we love dies, or when we lose a pet, or when our pumpkin seed project at school wilts and dries up in the window, while Darlene Snodquist’s pumpkin seed plant is lush and green and looks like something Jack could climb in another week or so, ... we get another chance to to feel mortal - to be human and afraid and aware that we only have a limited time here with our friends and family.

The See-Saw Of Life

April 27, 2012 - 11:06am -- peteralsop

Those of us who work with kids, musically or otherwise, know what it’s like to be on the “upside” of the see-saw. We try to stay on the down side, to stay in control of things, but sometimes working with kids, we don’t always get what we expect! We’re constantly reminded that we’re not really in charge.

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