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Britt Bee Education News

Dear Arts Education Fans,

We hope you have enjoyed the Britt Bridge Series this school year, as well as the Scout's Sing-a-long Series. We are looking forward to bringing amazing artists back into classrooms through our Residency program this fall! Although our BrittKids Koncert Series will remain virtual this summer, we have a brand new lineup that we hope you will all enjoy. Let's all have a wonderful summer!

Britt Education & Engagement Team

Sponsor: Southern Oregon Subaru


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Beginning June 16th!

This month you will meet our series host, Nanny Nikki, who will start the series off with a special song and story written just for our BrittKids. We are very excited to have Nanny Nikki introduce all of the videos for us this season. You will also meet the renowned children's entertainer, Red Yarn, the award-winning reggae artist Aaron Nigel Smith, the beloved Pegasus Puppet Theater and Magnetic West Music.


Episode 1: Nanny Nikki “Scout’s Super Summer”
Air Date: June 16th

Nanny Nikki introduces herself and tells us a little about this summer’s BrittKids Koncert Video Series. With a little help from Scout and Phineas the Frog, Nanny Nikki sings songs about how we can all like different things and how to wiggle and flutter like the creatures in her garden.

Episode 2: Red Yarn “Folk Songs Bring Us Together”
Air Date: June 23

Portland family folksinger and puppeteer Red Yarn performs multicultural folk songs of the USA, and talks to his "critter" friend Miss Molly Cottontail about what "folk songs" are and how they can bring us together.

Episode 3: Pegasus Puppet Theater “Snow Soup”
Air Date: June 30

This charming, musical rendition of the old French folktale, “Stone Soup”, is set in the snowy arctic. Indigenous animals are convinced by hungry strangers to share their food to make a meal that everyone enjoys, which inspires generosity, community, and the value of looking beyond stereotypes.

Episode 4: Aaron Nigel Smith “Family Reggae Vibes”
Air Date: July 7th

Join us as Parent’s Choice award-winner Aaron Nigel Smith sings songs that share messages of unity, love and hope. Everyone is encouraged to sing, dance, and play together!

Episode 5: Magnetic West Music “Sweet Dreams Bedtime Songs
Air Date: July 14th

Cozy up with the gentle sounds of lullaby music and follow the journey through the night sky as you settle in for sleep with these dreamy bedtime songs.

Episode 6: Red Yarn “All Are Welcome at the Barn Dance”
Air Date: July 21st

Red Yarn and his barnyard critters are hosting an inclusive barndance, but what happens when an unexpected visitor arrives? With upbeat folk songs and puppet skits, Red Yarn and his "critter" puppets will encourage audiences to be open-minded and appreciate each other's differences. 

Episode 7 Pegasus Puppet Theater "East of the Sun & West of the Moon"
Air Date: July 28th

In this Norwegian version of a fairy tale told in many lands, a princess must embark on an arduous journey that will require both her courage and perseverance in order to save her father, our heroine enlists the help of an aged sage and three dragons!

Episode 8: Aaron Nigel Smith “Welcome to The Big Up Show”
Air Date: August 4th

If you haven’t seen The Big Up Show before, you’re in for a wonderful time! Aaron Nigel Smith is back to share some fun music and rhythms that you can learn. Sing, play, and dance along with friends and family.

Episode 9: Nanny Nikki “Friendship is Forever”
Air Date: August 11th

Nanny Nikki helps us remember all of the wonderful songs and stories we learned in the BrittKids Koncert Video Series and sings songs with us about how friendship is forever. What a super summer it’s been!


Scout's Sing-a-long Songs

Scout's Sing-A-Long Songs Featuring BFO violinist Alexandra Preucil and Director of Education Kay Hilton will return in September. View the videos and download the lyrics sheets from the 2020-21 School Year here so everyone can sing along this summer!

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The BrittKids Buddies want to celebrate YOUR birthday!

The BrittKids Buddies love to celebrate everyone's birthday! Join the FREE BrittKids Klub now, so they can celebrate with you by sending you a real birthday card and a surprise gift pack! If you're already a member, just email your birthday month with your first and last name to Scout ( You’ll get your special card and goodies during your birthday month!

Support Our Mission

We are committed to providing free virtual arts education programs until it's safe to return to in-person events. We have many things to bring you this summer and we can't do it without your support. Please consider making a contribution today !

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