singer · songwriter · activist · educator


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Bonnie is past president, and current avid supporter of The Children’s Music Network. Visit this site and connect to a wealth of resources—sound clips, lead sheets, articles, and Children’s Music Network events—for teachers, musicians, and all youth advocates who empower children through music. 


Bonnie’s keynote address, “Singing in School: a web of benefits,”  given at the California Children’s Music Network Gathering at California State University, Sacramento, is available at the Children’s Music Network site:  

Bonnie performs with long-time Plum City Players’ partner, Nancy Schimmel. Visit her website to hear their collaboration on some of Nancy ’s songs, and to learn more about their workshops and performances.  


Bonnie is proud to have original songs included in Rise Up Singing, and Here’s to the Women. Both songbooks are available through Sing Out!

The Red Star Singers’ 1972 recording, The Force of Life, was Bonnie’s first album and is now available in CD format through Smithsonian Folkways/Paredon Records. To purchase, go to and type Red Star Singers into the Quick Search box.