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"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the chance to work with Tickle Tune Typhoon. A number of Wolf Trap staff and myself have to agree that Tickle Tune Typhoon was, indeed, the highlight of this year's International children's Festival."

R.J. Quinn, Production Manager
Wolftrap Farm Park for the Performing Arts, Virginia




















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Music and Dance for the Whole Family

Tickle Tune Typhoon Concert Productions

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Truly entertaining and educational, Tickle Tune Typhoon invites you and your community to sing, play and Celebrate Life Through Music And Dance.

Tickle Tune Typhoon is a musical concert presentation that comes alive with dramatic dance and colorful costumes and characters. This unique family concert is a blend of original, traditional and ethnic styles of music, bringing children, families and communities together to sing, dance, play and learn through song. This fun-filled performance invites everyone to enjoy a memorable musical event for the whole family.

Tickle Tune Typhoon will invite you to boogie along with giant dancing vegetables or learn a traditional African children's dance. You can brush your teeth with waltzing tooth fairies or get a hug from the loving Hug Bug. Creative movement and playful participation encourages the young and the young at heart to share in the spirit of music.

Tickle Tune Typhoon communicates positive social content throughout many important life-giving values. The songs support friendship, peace and cooperation and caring for our Earth and all living things. Tickle Tune Typhoon's music teaches acceptance and diversity awareness through lyrics, sign language and multi-cultural songs and dances.






The Tickle Tune Typhoon Performing Artists

The Musicians

  • Lorraine Bayes - Lead vocals, artistic director
  • Dennis Westphall - Lead vocals, guitars
  • Angie Bolton - Lead vocals, percussionist and dancer
  • Richard Warner - Soprano and alto sax and flutes
  • Eric Chappelle - Violin

Contributing Guest Musicians

  • Nick Moore - Keyboards
  • Libby Torrance - Vocals
  • Dan Schmitt - Bass

The Dancers

  • Ingrid Hurlen
  • Debbie Gilbert
  • JoAnne Petroff
  • Gary Reed
  • Betsey Beckman

Dancing Children

  • Soleil Chappelle
  • Katheryn Harp-Reed
  • Brendan McMullen
  • Chaz Bommarito
  • Sophie Lippert
  • Clara Lippert

Lorraine Bayes and Dennis Westphall are the co-founding directors and lead singer, songwriters of Tickle Tune Typhoon

The Tickle Tune Typhoon recordings have been produced and arranged by Danny Deardorff