New Hampshire
Profile Type: Creative Business
Creative Business
A Moose with a Uke

Author/Artist/Composer/Performer Aaron Risi has been working professionally for 20 years. 
His artwork shows up on album covers, books and posters.

His latest project is A Moose with a Uke.  An inspirational story that encourages kids to play music and parents to get involved. The 42 page picture book was released in July 2019, the second in October 2019. He is currently writing the book into a play which will be staged in Dover, NH in spring 2020. 

Winner of the 2019 Dover NH arts commission grant, Risi uses the award money to fund an ongoing live musical education program. The program includes live original ukulele music Interspersed with the story of how the characters got their instruments and learned how to play. He also conducts a "How to draw Monty the Moose" class at his performances.

please visit the website for event info and to purchase the books. 
AMoosewithaUke.com

Additional Links: 
Lead song from A Moose with a Uke
Original song from the program A Moose with a Uke
Original song from the program A Moose with a Uke
https://music.apple.com/us/album/aaron-risi-single/1476938208

I Have Worked With

  • October 2019

    I performed the Moose with a Uke workshop for the visitors that day. (40-50 people in attendance) we started with a live original ukulele music and storytelling.  How to draw Monty the Moose drawing class followed. 45 minutes total 

  • October 2019

    I performed my Monty the Moose workshop for the students of East Rochester Elementary school. 2 shows,K-2 (125 kids) 3-5 (125 kids). The program consisted of a 25 minute live ukulele/storytelling performance followed by How to draw Monty the Moose class. 15-20 mins 

     

  • September 2019

    I performed the Moose with a Uke workshop for the visitors that day. (40-50 people in attendance) we started with a live original ukulele music and storytelling.  How to draw Monty the Moose drawing class followed. 45 minutes total 

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Aaron
Job Title/Position: 
Author/Artist/Composer
Mailing Address: 
64 Bellamy rd
Dover, NH 03820
Physical Address: 
64 Bellamy rd
Dover , NH 03820
Last Name: 
Risi
Phone: 
410-746-7845

About

Profile Type: 
Creative Business
Primary Discipline: 
Literary Arts - Children's
Additional Disciplines: 
Media - Video
Music - Children's
Music - Composition
Theater - Children's
Theater - Storytelling
Visual/Crafts - General
Visual/Crafts - Cartooning / Graphic Novel
Visual/Crafts - Illustration / Drawing
Year Founded: 
2019
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
Incarcerated (or Formerly Incarcerated) Individuals
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Veteran/Active Duty Military Personnel
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts in Healthcare
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Community Arts
Performance / Concert / Reading
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Residency - Community
Residency - In School
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
100
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
National

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
The Dover Children’s Home
The Pass Along Project
Awards: 
2019 Dover Arts Commission Grant winner

I am a Touring Artist

I am NEST eligible
Technical Requirements: 
Power outlet
Fee Range Minimum: 
$100
Fee Range Maximum: 
$500
State of Residence: 
New Hampshire
Minimum Number of Performers: 
1
Maximum Number of Performers: 
3

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Afterschool Program
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
Corporate Business
Healthcare Facility
Private Studio
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Design
Literature
Media
Music
Theater
Visual/Crafts
Ages Served: 
Pre-Kindergarten-age
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults
Seniors
Certifications / Training: 
Self published
Fee Range Minimum: 
$100
Fee Range Maximum: 
$5,000