Artists on Tour 2016-17 Season

Information is subject to change

Artists on Tour brings a variety of arts experiences directly into your organization. All programs are available Monday through Friday, year-round (unless otherwise noted). Additional program fees listed apply to same program/same day/same location bookings. For additional information, contact the CAA Education & Community Relations Department at (513) 977-4116 or [email protected].

Please review the Artists on Tour order information before submitting an order form.

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Annie _visual art_175x100.jpgA. Ruth Creations

A. Ruth Creations uses creative writing and visual art to promote a positive self-image and to encourage reading and writing.

What's the Word? Read! (Grades PS-3)


Matthew-&-smoke-175x100.jpgAny Theme Goes

Explore science and ecology through magic in Any Theme Goes’ fun-filled programs. 


Wild Science—Method Madness: The Magic of the Scientific Method (Grades K-12)

Wild Science—What Does It Matter: Magic with Solids, Liquids, & Gas (Grades K-12)

Wild Science—Trash Magic: Recycling and the Science of Trash (Grades K-12)


Bacchanal-2015-2-175x100.jpgBacchanal Steel Band

Bacchanal Steel Band’s programs explore the history and construction of the steel drum and the music of Trinidad.


Bacchanal Steel Band Performance (Grades K-Adult)

The World of Pan (Grades K-Adult)


Bach-and-boombox-175x100.jpgBach and Boombox

Enjoy a variety of great music while understanding their musical connections. Nat Chaitkin will play compositions by Bach on his cello and compare them to contemporary pieces play on his “boombox.”

Bach's Kids (Grades 3-12)


Childers-Christmas-175x100.jpgBarb & Russ Childers ("Bear Foot")

Explore various aspects of Appalachian Culture from music and tall tales to crafts and quilts with Barb and Russ Childers (“Bear Foot”).


Mountain Christmas (Grades 3-Adult)

Oh, Shucks! Cornhusk Crafts, Songs & Stories (Grades 3-Adult)

The Story Quilt (Grades 3-Adult)


Russ-Childers-175x100.jpgRuss Childers

Russ as a solo artist explores Appalachian Culture, the history of the banjo, and river songs.


Bringing the Mounatins to You! (Grades K-Adult)

Banjo from Africa to America (Grades 3-Adult)

Fiddles & Flatboats: Music & Stories along the Ohio (Grades K-Adult)


Crystal-Clear-175x100.jpgCrystal Clear

Compare scientific principles and character traits in Crystal Clear Science’s new program.


Science of Success (Grades K-12)

Spectacular Science Shows (Grades K-12)


Cultural-Centre-of-India-175x100.jpgCultural Centre of India

Cultural Centre of India’s programs explore all aspects of Indian artistic culture – dance, music, visual art, stories, and theater – and its history.

Indian Culture Comes to You: Dance of India (Grades K-Adult)

Indian Culture Comes to You: Music of India (Grades K-Adult)


P-Ann-Everson-Price-175x100.jpgP. Ann Everson-Price

P. Ann Everson-Price presents an interactive performance about historical events that influenced music from Jazz to Motown. 

A Musical Journey: From Jazz to Motown (Grades 4-Adult) 


Ginn-175x100.jpgStan Ginn

Stan Ginn presents an interactive performance of found object instruments to demonstrate musical and scientific concepts. 

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Grades PS-8)


Holly-and-student-175x100.jpgHolly's Harps

Enjoy a performance of harp music or Holly can present a program incorporating harp music with principles of math and science. 


Assembly: The Science & Math of Harp Music (Grades K-8)

Hands-on Harp Workshop (Grades K-8)


LOM1-175x100.jpgLaboratory of Movement

Laboratory of Movement uses dance as a starting point to explore creativity, self-expression, and putting ideas into action. 


Core Creativity: Program Review Through Dance (Grades K-12)

Dance 101: Explore Your Expression (Grades K-12)

Dancing through the Ages (Grades 4-10)

Show U: Ideas in Actions (Grades 6-12)


Napoleon-Maddox-2017-175x100.jpgNapoleon Maddox

This flexible program can be a performance, workshop, or residency. Napoleon Maddox will also explain how being a creative Hip-hop artist and performer has enhanced his critical thinking abilities.

Finding Your Voice through Hip-Hop (Grades PreK-12)


MAGIC2-175x100.jpgMagician with a Mission

A magician with a mission to teach about and appreciate differences among people and cultures, the importance of reading, and to build math skills.

Arctic Express (Grades K-6)

Catch the Reading Bug (Grades K-5)

Color Your World (Grades K-6)

Math-Magics (Grades 4-8)


Zak-Morgan-175x100.jpgZak Morgan

Enjoy a performance of Zak Morgan’s imaginative songs or a writing workshop that explores the joy of language, wordplay, and stories.


Creative Writing Workshop & Residencies (Grades PS-4)

Zak Morgan Performance (Grades PS-5)


Percussion-Group-175x100.jpgPercussion Group Cincinnati

Enjoy an interactive demonstration and performance of various percussion instruments and music from around the world.

Music from Scratch (Grades K-12)


Kelly-Richey-headshot-175x100.jpgKelly Richey

Kelly Richey is a singer/songwriter, writer, guitar teacher, certified Life Coach, and a certified facilitator for Women Writing for (a) Change. Her program helps builds self-esteem via interactive creative timed writing assignments and group discussions.

Building Self-Esteem through the Creative Arts (Grades 6-12)


Sowash-Johnny-2014-175x100.jpgRick Sowash

Rick Sowash presents a stirring assembly about Ohio’s most famous citizens throughout history. 


Heroes of Ohio (Grades K-6)

Johnny Appleseed (Grades K-4)


Space-Painter-175x100.jpgThe Space Painter

The Space Painter uses juggling to impart an important lesson about tolerance and doing your best.


Do Your Best on the Test (Grades K-8)

Tolerance, It's in the Air (Grades K-8)


Kathy-Wade-175x100.jpgKathy Wade

Renowned Jazz singer Kathy Wade’s programs use music to convey important lessons about mastering skills and having respect for others. 

A Black Anthology of Music (Grades K-8) 

Rhythms. . .Common Bonds (Grades 4-12; K-3 if had BAM in past 2 years)

Textural Rhythms: Hear the Touch (Grades 9-12)


Wild-Carrot-175x100.jpgWild Carrot

Wild Carrot performs American folk music and offers songwriting workshops based on a class’ curriculum.


Our Roots are Showing!—Interactive Performance (Grades K-6, 6-8)

Learning Across the Curriculum through Songwriting Workshops (Grades K-6)

Lyrics and Learning: The Standards through Song Residency (Grades K-6)

Rise Up Singing: The American Folk Song Movement Post-WWII (Grades 8-10)