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Mil’s Trills is a children’s music project of Amelia Robinson, who invites families to celebrate the community through interactive performances that feature original tunes and a rotating cast of musical guests.
Mil’s Trills’ debut album, Everyone Together Now! deftly combines music from around the world, dipping into the genres of urban funk, blues, honky-tonk, and Calypso as children are spirited along a rhythmic adventure. The album enlists the use of over 42 instruments, including a sousaphone, cuica, mellotron, and a blade of grass, which guide listeners through the string, wind, bass, percussion, and keyboard families. Everyone Together Now! is for children 0-7 and their grown-ups, and is an effective and fun tool for broadening horizons, building community, engaging parents and children, and teaching early music education. The album features Mother May I, a single that appeared on the children’s album, Songs for a Healthier America, released by Michelle Obama’s Partnership for a Healthier America and Hip Hop Public Health to promote active kids.
Mil’s Trills is a project of Amelia Robinson, a Suzuki trained musician in piano and voice. Robinson’s background in music theory shines through in richly layered and musically complex songs that are both accessible and unique. Mil’s Trills has been invited to perform at prominent venues, including Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Brooklyn Museum, Tribeca Film Festival, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, 92Y Tribeca, JCC, South Street Seaport with Sesame Street’s Gordon and Elmo, and Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland.