PHILHARMONIC FOOL Nominated as Best Children's Album in the 1996 Juno Awards (Canada's Grammies) Winner of the 1999 Special Judge's Award in the Children's Music Web Awards. It contains some of Rick's most requested songs: Written for his granddaughter who was born with Down Syndrome, ANGELS DO has become an anthem for the special needs community around the world and is seen regularly on Treehouse TV. Rick is a Goodwill Ambassador for Down Syndrome research. I DON'T WANNA SING ON YOUR SONG is a mini opera about not wanting to sing. DEAR FRIEND is an encouragement to write letters and mail them to your friends. THE WILD BUNNIES OF KITSILANO is a tribute to Spike Jones that will have the whole family up and dancing. WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT RICK SCOTT: 'Rick Scott educates with such an entertaining flair that kids won't mind that they're learning.' - Chicago Parent 'Canada leads the world in children's music and Rick Scott sits right on top. Rick's music speaks to kids and their parents and to me. It's delightful, educational, accessible and innovative. It's funny, clever and warm. It's not only important to Canadian music--it's essential.' - Jurgen Gothe, CBC Disc Drive WHO IS RICK SCOTT? Rick is an award winning father, grandfather and family entertainer who travels the globe bringing music and laughter to audiences of all ages. He has released 15 albums of heart-warming original music, including six highly acclaimed children's recordings that have sold over 90,000 copies. THE 5 ELEMENTS won 2004 NAPPA Gold and Parents' Choice Awards and was nominated for a Juno Award (Canada's Grammies). MAKING FACES won Best Children's Release in the 2001 West Coast Music Awards and is Parents' Choice Approved. RICK AROUND THE ROCK is 2004 Parents Choice Recommended. THE ELECTRIC SNOWSHOE has sold over 50,000 copies on cassette and is Parents' Choice Approved. In 2006, Rick will release SNOOZE MUSIC, a collection of original dulcimer lullabies for everybody from infant to elder. Includes Stephen Foster's classic lullaby SLUMBER MY DARLING, featuring vocalist mom Andrea L'Heureux. Rick has performed over one thousand concerts in nine countries, including hundreds of schools that use his songs to augment curriculum. His lively participatory performances encourage everyone to discover their own musical potential. Rick is Goodwill Ambassador for Down Syndrome and gives inspirational keynotes for teachers, families and caregivers. His video ANGELS DO, starring his granddaughter, has become an anthem for the special needs community and is seen regularly on Treehouse TV. His latest video is YO MO CONCERTO, a hip hop tribute to Mozart from RICK AROUND THE ROCK. Rick is Canada's leading proponent of the Appalachian dulcimer, a four stringed instrument which kids in the Yukon nicknamed 'The Electric Snowshoe.' Once a year Rick also tours with Shari Ulrich and Joe Mock in the legendary Canadian folk trio, PIED PUMKIN.