The von Trapp Children

The von Trapp Children

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The von Trapp children's performances are a combination of beloved folk songs, spirituals, classical pieces, and favorites from The Sound of Music, plus stories from the family's life in Austria and America.

Biography

With the light joyfulness of youth the von Trapps, Sofia, Melanie, Amanda and Justin, perform a variety of enjoyable folk and classical songs from various European and American traditions, and beloved pieces from The Sound of Music. The children have compiled an extensive repertoire of music, and in singing together as a family, they create a unique sound. Musicians and listeners of all ages recognize them for their beautiful harmonic blend and pristine tone.

The children have performed across the country, live, on radio, and on television, including appearances on Fox News in St. Louis and WGN in Chicago. They've sung live in performance from San Diego to NYC to Calgary and Banff in Canada. They've opened several times for George Winston and sung for international audiences at the Glacier International Peace Park. Commencing in 1997 with a celebration at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont their singing career even brought them 5 years later to the stage of one of America's largest international music festival in Bethlehem, PA, where they shared the week's program with such acts as Peter, Paul and Mary.

In 1990, Stefan and Annie and their new baby set out from the dairy farm in Waitsfield, Vermont to resettle in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Northwestern Montana, where Stefan began a mason business. They all enjoy hiking, skiing, soccer, huckleberry picking and helping in the garden. Importantly, they strive to maintain a balance between a wholesome home life and touring and singing with a vision to preserve a heritage that belongs to all, pay respect to a God-given legacy and above all, share the joy and love of music.

Discography

Volume I (2001)

Set List

Varies