In this interview Janice will be finding out how John gets even the most unresponsive kids to love singing!
John Jacobson is the author and composer of many musicals and choral works that have been performed by millions of children worldwide, as well as educational videos and tapes that have helped music educators excel in their individual teaching arenas.
John has staged hundreds of huge music festival ensembles in his association with Walt Disney Productions and directed productions featuring thousands of young singers including NBC’s national broadcast of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, presidential inaugurations and more.
He is also recognized internationally as a creative and motivating speaker for teachers and students involved in choral music education.
John is the founder and volunteer president of America Sings! Inc., a non-profit organization that encourages young performers to use their time and talents for community service. He stars in children’s musical and exercise videotapes, most recently the series “jJump! A Fitness Program for Children” and is the Senior Contributing Writer for John Jacobson’s Music Express Magazine. John’s book A Place In The Choir: Finding Harmony in a World of Many Voices is rapidly becoming a staple with music teachers worldwide.