Madison Square Park presents Summer Family Night with the Mil’s Trills Songwriting Obstacle Course and Concert! Join Mil’s Trills to discover how songs are made at the premiere of their interactive songwriting obstacle course! Embark on a three-step creative process to compose your very own melody, lyrics, and rhythm alongside the band. Become a part of the show through collaborative improvised songwriting activities and even a live Mil’s Trills Musical Playdate!
About Mil’s Trills
Mil’s Trills is a Brooklyn-based children’s music project dedicated to creating positive inclusive experiences that strive to empower and embrace young audiences and families through music. Through joyful live shows, recorded albums, and our new collaborative songwriting web series, we work to find new creative ways of bringing people together towards a peaceful community.
Mils Trills is based in Brooklyn, NY and led by Amelia Robinson (2018/19 Jubilation Foundation Fellow) who writes and performs original lively tunes on her electric ukulele with the help of a rotating cast of musical guests. Together, they have released two Parents’ Choice Award winning albums; Everyone Together Now! to celebrate community and Now That We’re Friends… to foster friendship through open minds and compassionate hearts. Mil’s Trills newly released third album, Ridiculous Nonsense, (Parents’ Choice GOLD, NAPPA) promotes the value of PLAY in the development of confident, active, and mindful global citizens.
Past performances include Lincoln Center, BAM, Symphony Space, Wolf Trap, Guggenheim, Metropolitan Museum of Art, MASS MoCA, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Tribeca Film Festival, and overseas at London’s prestigious Southbank Centre , Royal Concert Hall Nottingham, and two sold out runs with the Pleasance Kidzone’s igloo at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. Mil’s Trills’ music can also be heard on the children’s album, Songs for a Healthier America, produced as part of former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative to promote a healthy lifestyle in youth as well as Target’s recent back-to-school podcast, Coffee and Crayons. Mil’s Trills is currently producing a new collaborative songwriting web series, Musical Playdates that inspire discovery, joy, and an abundance of creativity.
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About Madison Square Park
Standard hours: daily, 6am-11pm
Madison Square Park is a fully accessible to park patrons of all abilities, including but not limited to individuals with physical, visual, and auditory disabilities, owners of special care animals, and wheelchair users.
The area known as Madison Square Park has existed as an urban public space since 1686. Named for James Madison, fourth President of the United States, Madison Square was formally opened as a public park in 1847.
Today, Madison Square Park is at the heart of a revitalized business district, bordered by office buildings, retail establishments and restaurants. The restoration of the park has also spurred new residential development, welcoming a new generation of young park users.
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