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Bonnie Phipps

Bonnie Phipps, former pre-school, Kindergarten and first grade teacher, has been performing and recording for children for over 20 years. 

She has won several national awards for her recordings for children, including Parent’s Choice Awards, and the National Parenting Awards.  She has been written up in Entertainment Weekly and was awarded “Best Children’s Entertainer” by the Colorado Parent magazine reader’s poll. 

She is a former National Autoharp Champion and has published two music books with Alfred Publishing Company - Beginning Autoharp Instruction Book, and Singing With Young Children.  Bonnie also made two recordings for “adult” audiences, Autoharpinand Colorado Folk Ensemble which featured Autoharp, cello, violin, guitar and vocals.  The ensemble toured the Western States for three years for Columbia Artists Management. 

Bonnie now performs exclusively for young audiences as a solo artist or with THE ELASTIC BAND.  Her band was among the select few to be presented at the International Showcase of Performing Artists for Young People. 

A few children’s performance highlights include concerts for the Tampa Bay Performance Arts Center (FL), the Lincoln Center (CO), the Maui Philharmonic (HI), Bridges Auditorium (CA), the Richmond Children’s Festival (VA) and the Guam Association for the Education of Young Children. 


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Bonnie Phipps
2439 Kalmia Ave.
Boulder, CO 80304
(303) 499-2191
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