Fred Penner


Sunday June 4th

Blue Sky Stage


Fred Penner

A musical master he brings 25 years of commitment, consistency and depth to a career that skillfully blends the many genres of performing and communication. Dubbed “Mr. Multi-Media" by Billboard Magazine, his diverse repertoire includes a prolific 12 Children’s Albums, countless energetically packed live shows for throngs of eager audiences across North America, composing the music for APTN/YTV’s Tipi Tales, and writing the score and hosting the TV documentary The Simple Way (focused on the relevant, world-wide topic of voluntary simplicity). Fred is sure to astound and entertain the children and families during the festival. 

He has, without a doubt, established himself as a fundamental part of the North American family entertainment scene. And whether it’s through CDs, videos, books or television, his cornerstone philosophy remains the same: absolute trust that his work can make a difference. At a recent keynote address to an early childhood education conference, acclaimed family entertainer, singer/songwriter, composer, actor, writer, author, TV host and keynote speaker Fred Penner delivered a simple, yet powerful message. “Never underestimate your ability to make a difference in the life of a child.”  

Un maitre de musique, Fred Penner, nous présentent 25 ans de joie, engagement et plaisir. Nommé « Monsieur Multi-Médias » par le Revue Billboard, son répertoire divers inclus 12 album de chanson d’enfants, plusieurs spectacles animés, la composition de musique pour la télé série APTN/YTV TipiTales, et un travail comme l'animateur pour le documentaire The Simple Way.

Fred a sans doute établis un rôle fondamental dans le monde du spectacle Nord-Américain.  En travaillant comme un acteur, compositeur, artiste familial, chanteur et animateur, il communique un message important, « n'oubliez jamais votre capacité à faire une différence dans la vie d'un enfant. »



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