This article was written by Carolyn Ross of Kindiemusicdc, promotor of musicians playing in the DC area. Alphabet Rockers will be performing on July 21 and July 22 at Wolf Trap’s Theatre-in-the-Woods and July 23 will be entertaining crowds at Frederick’s SummerFest Family Theatre.
Harvard University graduates can often be found on the short list for U.S. Attorney General, Fulbright scholar, even the Nobel Peace prize. But making independent kids music? With a down to earth intuition about what appeals to kids and the power of music and movement, Kaitlin McGaw is not your typical Harvard grad. Along with co-performers Stefanie Liang and Tommy Shepherd, the founder of the L.A. based Kindie Hip Hop troupe, Alphabet Rockers, McGaw has made quite a name for herself in a field not highly populated by ivy leaguers.