On February 20, 2016, Emily Arrow launched her first album, ‘Emily Arrow’s Storytime Singalong Vol. 1’ on location at Once Upon A Time Bookstore, Montrose, CA. According to Ms. Arrow, this bookstore was ‘where it all began’. The show began at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time Zone and was broadcast live on @helloemilyarrow on Periscope. If you missed the live show, the recording is archived on Periscope.
Emily Arrow ‘is the 2015 Winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in the Children’s Category for her song, The Curious Garden Song. The song was inspired by the book The Curious Garden by Peter Brown. Emily was also a finalist in the 2015 Great American Song Contest and the 2014 John Lennon Songwriting Contest (from her website).”
Ms. Arrow writes music for children inspired by today’s popular children’s books. She desires to instill the love of reading, music, art and literature through her songs. She sings original compositions and reads children’s books regularly at Once Upon A Time Bookstore, in Montrose, CA, and Children’s Book World in Los Angeles, CA. Ms. Arrow will be touring the album across the United States at schools, libraries and bookstores.
For more information about the album, ‘Emily Arrow’s Storytime Singalong, Vol. 1’, visit her website, Emily Arrow, or iTunes. For a song-by-song commentary, visit Matthew Winner’s website, All The Wonders.