Outer Space Science Assembly

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“Dino provides a fun and engaging learning experience for our students each year! They are always excited to learn about outer space and science through his music and stories.” – Laura Bates, Principal Discovery Ridge Elementary School

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Geography

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“Our students were singing, laughing, and, all the while, learning about geography. Dino’s experience as an elementary school  teacher makes a world of difference.”  - Chris Masterson, Assistant Principal, St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Elementary School, St. Louis, Missouri

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Lighton Prize for Teaching Excellence

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“We are pleased to present the 2014 Lighton Prize to Dino O’Dell for his exceptional artistry, creativity, loyalty and dedication to arts education. Dino brings great enthusiasm and genuineness to his programs, creating excellent rapport with his young audiences.” Martin English, Director, Kansas City Young Audiences

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Lighton Prize

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Each year KCYA selects a teaching artist from our roster to receive the Lighton Prize for Teaching Excellence. Somebody who demonstrates commitment to and excellence in the artistic education of young people. Dino O’Dell is an artist who can manage a gymnasium full of Kindergarteners and never lose his cool.[...]

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Smile

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“The “Colors of the Rainbow” song makes me smile and the “Pizza Polka” song makes me laugh. Thanks, Dino.” – Chloe, age 8

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Genius

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“We absolutely love Dino’s shows. His music is pure genius. Educational, entertaining, imaginative and inspirational all at once!  Dino, thank you for sharing your gift with us.”  – Chad Rau, Father of 3, Shawnee, KS

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Car

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“We are really enjoying Dino’s CDs. The kids won’t let me listen to anything else in the car right now.” – Karl Mendenhall, Father of three, Kansas City, MIssouri

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