Music in the mountains
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Music in the mountains

The mountains are a beautiful place and everyone should enjoy them. It’s tough for a family with kids that are battling a critical disease to get away, but so important. This past weekend Chase the Music partnered with Hope Kids and Murphys Resort in Estes Park, Colorado to provide a few days of fun away in the mountains. The…

We say good bye to Nancy
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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…

The happy list
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The happy list

When EmmaMarie and I visited RespiteCare last week her goal was to goal was to learn what made the kids there happy. She’s in the process of writing an original piece – “My Happy Song” just for these kids. See more about that visit here. EmmaMarie emailed the list that she created that day. It’s broken…

EmmaMarie inspired by RespiteCare Kiddos
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EmmaMarie inspired by RespiteCare Kiddos

Performing artist Emma Marie, her sister Mia, mom – Cindy and I visited Respite Care in Fort Collins Colorado yesterday to build energy and inspiration for EmmaMarie’s new composition “Happy” which will be premiered later this month. Respite Care cares for kids that require 7×24 one on one care.  The children (who are referred to as the ‘kiddos’)…