Children’s musician performs at library
Neighbors | Zack Shively.Children's musician Jim Gill said that he loves performing in a way that gets families to have fun together. After his performance, he gave the example of a dad lifting his child in the air and how happy that made the child.
Neighbors | Zack Shively..Jim Gill performed 13 songs at the Austintown library during his program. He likened the songs to games that the families can play on their own, such as the clapping game pictured.
Neighbors | Zack Shively.Musician Jim Gill wanted to get everyone involved at his program at the Austintown library. He performed energetic songs that asked for audience engagement. Pictured, he opened a song where the children clapped each time Gill strummed his banjo. He sped up the strums with each verse, challenging children to clap just just as fast.
Neighbors | Zack Shively.Jim Gill got his start as a children's musician and performer in college when he was asked to lead a play group of children. He learned that music helped children engage and focus, so he added some music to his playtimes. Thirty years later, he continues to perform for groups.
Neighbors | Zack Shively.Children's musician Jim Gill performed at the Austintown library June 15. Families attended the events together. The library often plays Gill's music at their Baby Brilliant children's programs. Pictured, Gill strummed his banjo and sang a song.
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