Dawn Anthony has served in the Charlotte area for over twenty years as a teaching artist and even longer as a performer. She enjoys utilizing music and history to build bridges to promote unity. By partnering with other creative artists, learning and performing experiences are enhanced. Dawn has produced programming around the Charlotte area highlighting the Harlem Renaissance, Motown, and Journeys in Jazz programs. Dawn earned her degree in music from Queens University of Charlotte, but still pursues her love for learning and teaching through cultural exchanges beyond the classroom.
12236 Taragate Drive, Charlotte, NC 28273
Author and performer, Dawn Anthony shares the story of young Melody who loves to sing constantly! When Melody isn’t singing, she’s humming! If she could, she would rather sing than speak her conversations! One day, Melody’s grandmother tells her that she has a gift, and she sets off to find it. After searching high and low, she discovers the gift in a place she never imagined!
This is the ideal story to encourage children to discover their gifts and talents!
Note:*While no specific religious affiliation is denoted, there is a thread of faith in the story.
The book is available for preview and is also available through the Charlotte Mecklenburg Public library and Amazon.
Story time sessions for “The Gift Way Up in the Closet” are available from September 9th 2019, through May 22nd, 2020.
Story sessions for ” The Gift Way Up in the Closet” are available from 8:30am- 2pm.
For groups larger than 50, we’ll need a projector to view the images, if possible.
Assembly performances can take place in one of four spaces; A multi-purpose room, classroom, auditorium or media center. For groups larger than 50, we’ll need a projector to view the images if possible.
For programs outside of Mecklenburg County, a $25 travel fee is required per session.
Build on others’ talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.
Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.
NC Essential Standards:
Use maps to locate places in the classroom, school and home.
Cancel only in extreme emergency. If your school must cancel, please notify us as soon as you know there is a conflict. There is a $125 cancellation fee.