Determined

Jamin’s a great kid. Full of live and love. Humble. Smart. Grateful. Determined. A great sense of humor. Unfortunately, at age 11, the doctors discovered that he had brain tumors. The tumors were impinging on nerves for sight and hearing. His prognosis was unknown. In and out of brain surgeries, going through extensive chemotherapy, Jamin was as sick as you can get. When Fort Collins singer/songwriter Molly Taylor told Jamin that she’d be writing a Chase the Music song for him, he replied – “Don’t write a song for me, write for someone who’s really sick”. Molly took that as
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Boulder Magazine writes a fantastic article about us!

  Julie Marshall of, BrainSong, wrote a great article about Chase the Music, and it was published by Boulder Magazine! I love how it picks up and tells our story, including personal perspectives from composers, performers, parents and one of the children – Katie! It’s a great story with quotes and pictures of many of our friends!  Thanks everyone. Check it out here! Or, pick up a copy at news stands throughout the Boulder area.
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We say good bye to Nancy

Yesterday marked a sad day. We attended the memorial service of Nancy Thorwardson.  Nancy was a beautiful soul, who composed and performed two Chase the Music pieces, for the children of Respite Care during their wilderness adventure camps. Nancy’s first piece for Chase the Music was Sweet Saddle Pals. Nancy wrote it as part of a personal project – “60 Turning 60”. 60 things she’d never done before, in her 60th year of life. It was Nancy’s way of challenging herself to continually finding joy through great experiences. You can see her list of all  60 experiences here – 60 turning
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Red Wolf Sound

Sean Flynn and Zach Tucker, owners of Red Wolf Sound have been long time supporters of Chase the Music. They provide audio engineering expertise and equipment to aid in the successful production of our events. They are highly talented and have a can-do attitude.
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Next Level Living

  An old friend and mentor, Craig Pratt has started Next Level Living. Next level living is a web presence promoting becoming a better version of yourself every day. They encourage helping others. After seeing a story about what I was up to, Craig sent me a shirt and asked me to share a little of my story. I wrote this for the NLL facebook page, and thought I’d share it here:   I wanted the perfect image, a sunrise, illustrating a change, a new beginning. The sunrise is continually occurring, but we often fail to take notice of it and
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