Every one is born with music inside of them!

Last week as I visited with some preschoolers at LaFayette Elementary school, I had so much fun talking with them about the instrument we are all born with... our voice!   Lots of instrumental musicians have to pack up their music and their instrument into a case before they travel but one of the best things about using our voice as our instrument is that no suitcase is required other than our very own body!    Taking good care of our body by eating good foods and exercising all take good care of our body which in turn, takes good care of our instrument.. our voice.  

Use your voice to make a positive difference in the world!

Heather Stenner

Heather Stenner has a passion for life! Her passions play out with music and children of all ages. Heather grew up in the Midwest and realized the importance of each day from a very young age. Her mother was diagnosed with a brain tumor when Heather was only 5. The doctors gave her mother 6 months to live. It was during the next 15 years that Heather developed her charismatic and joyful course for her own life! Her mother showed her strength and courage and an intense compassion for others and their suffering. Her mother passed away when Heather was 20 years old. Heather vowed she would continue to live each day as if it were her last. To treat people with compassion and believe in the love we all share for one another. At the age of 37, she became an orphan. Her father passed away from pancreatic cancer. Through it all, Heather realized that MUSIC was one of her coping mechanisms to deal with all the stress that cancer brought into their families lives. She vowed to share her love of music with children, so that it might also be a positive force in their lives! To this day, Heather creates music that has soul and passion. She hopes everyone will remember with the dawning of each day; we are all musical. Feel it in your soul. Keep it to yourself... or give it away.

Musical Beginnings!

I'm thrilled to start this new year with a renewed sense of direction and purpose.  I've been fortunate to spend time with family and friends and have been able to ground myself in the love and joy I find in the simple things.  

Today I'm getting back to the basics with my daily routine and excited to have music as my life's work. In the next month I'll be sharing music with students at Lafayette and Rocky Elementary Schools. I love the anticipation of their smiles as I plan for these sessions.

I'm also in the studio working on several exciting projects.  I'm invigorated when I face the creation process and humbled when I'm in the editing process.  Each phase has a new learning to offer me.

I hope music brought you some joy during the holiday season and you will enjoy this JJ Heller song, "This Year!"   It's my January favorite!

Heather Stenner

Heather Stenner has a passion for life! Her passions play out with music and children of all ages. Heather grew up in the Midwest and realized the importance of each day from a very young age. Her mother was diagnosed with a brain tumor when Heather was only 5. The doctors gave her mother 6 months to live. It was during the next 15 years that Heather developed her charismatic and joyful course for her own life! Her mother showed her strength and courage and an intense compassion for others and their suffering. Her mother passed away when Heather was 20 years old. Heather vowed she would continue to live each day as if it were her last. To treat people with compassion and believe in the love we all share for one another. At the age of 37, she became an orphan. Her father passed away from pancreatic cancer. Through it all, Heather realized that MUSIC was one of her coping mechanisms to deal with all the stress that cancer brought into their families lives. She vowed to share her love of music with children, so that it might also be a positive force in their lives! To this day, Heather creates music that has soul and passion. She hopes everyone will remember with the dawning of each day; we are all musical. Feel it in your soul. Keep it to yourself... or give it away.

Inner Voice, Loving Choice

I had a wonderful visit at Eagle Crest Elementary school today.  

We talked about listening to  
inner voice  to help us make loving choices.  When we do this, the love around us and inside of us grows! 

It's fun to pull these songs
out of your bucket
when you need a little pick me up
or when you want to help a friend that might be feeling sad.  

ENJOY!

Fill up your bucket with songs!

I'll Do the Best I Can Today
Begin With the End in Mind
(c) Heather Stenner
Love Grows - (c) John Ferell
I Like Myself - (c) Pamela Robinson
I Celebrate Life - (c) Steve Eulberg

Gearing up for Halloween with your kids!

A song for all ages!

   "Oh, My Darling Frankensteen"

to the tune of "Oh, My Darling Clementine."

-from the album and songbook,
"Campfire Songs for Modern Kids!"

 

 

Heather Stenner

Heather Stenner has a passion for life! Her passions play out with music and children of all ages. Heather grew up in the Midwest and realized the importance of each day from a very young age. Her mother was diagnosed with a brain tumor when Heather was only 5. The doctors gave her mother 6 months to live. It was during the next 15 years that Heather developed her charismatic and joyful course for her own life! Her mother showed her strength and courage and an intense compassion for others and their suffering. Her mother passed away when Heather was 20 years old. Heather vowed she would continue to live each day as if it were her last. To treat people with compassion and believe in the love we all share for one another. At the age of 37, she became an orphan. Her father passed away from pancreatic cancer. Through it all, Heather realized that MUSIC was one of her coping mechanisms to deal with all the stress that cancer brought into their families lives. She vowed to share her love of music with children, so that it might also be a positive force in their lives! To this day, Heather creates music that has soul and passion. She hopes everyone will remember with the dawning of each day; we are all musical. Feel it in your soul. Keep it to yourself... or give it away.

Labor Day SALE! Enthusic Music Teachers Pay Teachers Store

To celebrate over 5,000 downloads
of our first Enthusic Music product
on TeachersPayTeachers,
we are throwing a sale on  September 4-7.
 
Everything in the TPT
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will be 20% off!

Heather Stenner

Heather Stenner has a passion for life! Her passions play out with music and children of all ages. Heather grew up in the Midwest and realized the importance of each day from a very young age. Her mother was diagnosed with a brain tumor when Heather was only 5. The doctors gave her mother 6 months to live. It was during the next 15 years that Heather developed her charismatic and joyful course for her own life! Her mother showed her strength and courage and an intense compassion for others and their suffering. Her mother passed away when Heather was 20 years old. Heather vowed she would continue to live each day as if it were her last. To treat people with compassion and believe in the love we all share for one another. At the age of 37, she became an orphan. Her father passed away from pancreatic cancer. Through it all, Heather realized that MUSIC was one of her coping mechanisms to deal with all the stress that cancer brought into their families lives. She vowed to share her love of music with children, so that it might also be a positive force in their lives! To this day, Heather creates music that has soul and passion. She hopes everyone will remember with the dawning of each day; we are all musical. Feel it in your soul. Keep it to yourself... or give it away.

World Singing Day 10-22-16 Be a part of it!

Heather Stenner

Heather Stenner has a passion for life! Her passions play out with music and children of all ages. Heather grew up in the Midwest and realized the importance of each day from a very young age. Her mother was diagnosed with a brain tumor when Heather was only 5. The doctors gave her mother 6 months to live. It was during the next 15 years that Heather developed her charismatic and joyful course for her own life! Her mother showed her strength and courage and an intense compassion for others and their suffering. Her mother passed away when Heather was 20 years old. Heather vowed she would continue to live each day as if it were her last. To treat people with compassion and believe in the love we all share for one another. At the age of 37, she became an orphan. Her father passed away from pancreatic cancer. Through it all, Heather realized that MUSIC was one of her coping mechanisms to deal with all the stress that cancer brought into their families lives. She vowed to share her love of music with children, so that it might also be a positive force in their lives! To this day, Heather creates music that has soul and passion. She hopes everyone will remember with the dawning of each day; we are all musical. Feel it in your soul. Keep it to yourself... or give it away.