is a full time children's performer, and a member of Mariposa in the Schools, an organization dedicated to bringing quality musical experiences to school children in Ontario. She is also a member of the Children's Music Network. Her children's recordings; Tickles & Tunes, More Tickles & Tunes, Say Hello to the Morning, A Smooth Road to London Town, On My Way to Dreamland and Reaching For the Stars! have become very popular with pre-school teachers and families with toddler's & young children. She has been teaching classes for young children 6 months to 6 years old and their caregivers since 1982 in libraries in Ontario. She is currently running classes in Aurora, and Uxbridge.
Kathy has presented workshops for the American Library Association, the Ontario Library Association, the Southern Ontario Libraries Services, Frontier College, the National Association for the Education of the Young Child, the California Association for the Education of the Young Child and the Children’s Music Network’s national gatherings.
Kathy is very active as a folk-musician. She plays with Arnie Naiman as Ragged but Right and she is the fiddler for The Toronto Women's Sword Team.
She has performed at Mariposa, Winnipeg, Northern Lights festivals and The International Sword Gathering in Scarborough, England and has been on staff at Pinewoods Music and Dance Camp in Massachusetts and Ogontz Camp in New Hampshire and The Woods music and dance camp in Muskoka. She plays guitar, fiddle, Appalachian dulcimer, autoharp and banjo uke.
Ragged But Right has released a brand new cd of mostly old time singing duets. The cd is called "Down Harmony Road" and is available at Elderly Instruments, County Sales, CD Baby in the U.S.A. and directly from us Merriweather Records and Paypal in Canada.
Congratulations to Kathy Reid Naiman
"Welcome Summer "has been nominated for the Children's Album of the Year award for the 2016 Canadian Folk Music Awards
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