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Happy World Thinking Day 2016

Aloha and Happy World Thinking Day! For many, February 22nd is the day we take a few moments to reflect and celebrate the warm friendships and connections that we’ve made throughout the world of Girl Scouts and Girl Guides! For me, this day is especially poignant as I remember highlights of singing with you in…

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Dana Marie Sings, Making Music and the World a Better Place.

This month’s spotlight is on rising young songwriter/singer, Dana Marie. I Love my job! As one of the judges in the Girl Scout Council of Nation’s Capital’s YouTube Contest in 2012, I had the opportunity to listen to Dana Marieʻs creative songwriting style before meeting her. A Senior Girl Scout at the time, her YouTube…

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The Evolution of Digital Music and Girl Scouts of the USA!

Girl Scouts of the USA has a new Digital Download Music Store! Girl Scout Sing-Alongs are Herstoric! In the early days of Scouting and Guiding at meetings and camps, you were expected to sing before your meals, at taps, campfire, the raising and lowering of the flag, plus every ceremony you can think imagine! And…

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New Music Video for World Friendship Day 2015

Aloha and Happy World Thinking Day to Dear Friends Far and Wide! Happy World Thinking Day, aka World Friendship Day to all of our Global Family of Girls and Leaders in Guiding and Girl Scouting! In Celebration, we are announcing the Premier of our our latest music video, Please Donʻt Tease, featuring a new kind…

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WELCOME to Music4Girls – 2 New Albums and Website!

Aloha and Welcome, My name is Melinda Caroll and I am honored to introduce you to a new concept in Music Arts Advocacy for Girls! As a National Song leader and Songwriter for Girl Scouts of the USA over the last 25 years, it has been my deep honor and privilege to share in some…

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World Friendship Day Harnessing the Power of Song

Aloha, Love to Sing and Learn New Songs? World Friendship Day (February 22nd) is fast approaching and we have something special to inspire you to bring your Journey to Life!!You’re invited to join Kjersten Halinaka – Magic Mama, an Eco-Edu-Tainer, Shyla Nelson,founder of One Earth. One Voice.campaign, an International environmentally-focused movement through song, and myself, Melinda Caroll for a never before experienced virtual…

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Explore the World Centres Sing-Along Webinar with Melinda

Click image to Enlarge.   Join Melinda Caroll and USA Girl Scouts Overseas on the 16th of October 2013 at 2:00 pm EST, in a FREE “Explore the World Centres Sing-along Webinar”!   All Girl Scout volunteers, staff, members, girls, and friends are invited to Link With Us Around the World in this FREE LIVE Event!We are gathering to Celebrate…

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2013 – Friends – What Really Matters!

Aloha Girl Scouts, Recently, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council ran a casual survey on their Face Book page asking folks to name their favorite short and sweet Girl Scout Song. The winner, hands down, was Make New Friends! This is a beloved Girl Scout classic after all, but what I really love is the…

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Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital Holds Flash Mob in DC

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011 Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital Holds Flash Mob in DC The Washington Post reports that The Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital held a flash mob dance in the main hall of Union Station to announce the date for their signature 100th anniversary event, Girl Scouts Rock the Mall.…

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Girl Scouts Rock! Tour Headed to NYC

Roland Corporation U.S. and Girl Scouts of the USA have announced a New York City stop on May 21st, in conjunction with the national tour of the new Girl Scouts Rock! Initiative, which includes workshops designed to inspire and empower girls through music. Girl Scouts Rock! is designed to provide girls ages 8-14 with a…

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How “Gospel for Teens” is Saving the Music!

By Melinda Caroll: “My first introduction to music as a child was Gospel. This 60 Minute special by Lesly Stahl about a determined and passionate Song Leader, Vy Higginsen and her work with NYC Harlem young people was more than inspirational. It made me remember and realize the deep need for more music programs like…

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Girl Scouts Rock Some More!

Previously posted Friday, March 25, 2011 by GSUSA. Girl Scouts Rock Powered By Roland Hits Times Square and Las Vegas Strip.On Saturday, March 19, Roland Corporation U.S. and Girl Scouts of the USA launched the national Girl Scouts Rock! Powered by Roland initiative at the Los Angeles Theatre Centre. Many Girl Scouts and their parents…

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Girl Scouts Go Broadway

Previously Posted by GSUSA BLOG, Thursday, March 24, 2011, Girl Scouts Go Broadway New York’s Long Island Herald reports that Girl Scout Daisy Troop 1343 sang and danced to a song from the musical “Hairspray” recently at the West Hempstead/ Franklin Square Girl Scout Association’s “Broadway Musicals Night” at the Washington Street School in Franklin…

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The Daisy Flower

You may have noticed that our Logo for Melinda Caroll Music consists of daisies connecting around the globe. This is no accident. Juliette Low, the founder of Girl Scouts of the USA, was often referred to as Daisy by her close friends and family. In fact our youngest level of Girl Scouts are called Daisies in…

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The First Girl Scout Songbook

The First Girl Scout Songbook By Corinne M. Murphy Did you know Girl Scouts have been singing for almost 100 years? When Juliette Low began Girl Scouting in the United States, she first used the songbooks she had used as a Girl Guide in England. This was the Kent County Song Book. It contained primarily…

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Kum Ba Yay…Afton’s Natural Anesthetic

By Annabeth Miller. I have a young friend whose name is Afton. Afton is a spunky, energetic 8-year-old, who loves her Barbie, Beanie Babies, and playing the piano – all the things little girls in the first grade enjoy. Her mother is my best friend and teaches vocal music at our high school and also…

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Juliette of the Vesper Plain

By Melinda Caroll. In August of 1997, the beginning stages of “Girl Scouts Greatest Hits”, I was contemplating songs for the album and looking in particular for one about Juliette Low, Founder of Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. My dear friend, Joyce Richards, Executive Director of Girl Scout Council of Hawai’i, was visiting me at…

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News & Highlights 2003

Aloha Girl Scouts, Though the year is halfway through, much is developing in our world of Girl Scout Music! Still basking in the afterglow of 2002, the 90th Anniversary, truly a national flagship year for Girl Scouts®, we ‘re riding the momentum of increased public awareness of our new image and programs, creating more music…

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News & Highlights 2002

Aloha Girl Scouts, 2002, the 90th Anniversary of Girl Scouts®, was an amazing year! Music took on a whole new level and meaning and in our gatherings and Celebrations. At Legend Productions Inc., we received an increased number of e-mails and phone calls from leaders and girls daily, from all across the nation and around…

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News & Highlights 2001

The year 2001 held many astonishing moments for us as a Nation and as human beings. In September of 2001, our entire Country was catapulted into chaos. It pressed us into seeking out meaning in our lives, gleaning the essence of our purpose. For a brief period, we all came to a sort of suspended…

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News & Highlights 2000

Aloha and Our Thanks To You! Wow! We’re off into the New Millennium with a grand start! Girl Scouts® are Growing Strong and Girl Scout music is being sung by a whole new generation of voices! You might call it “music with a new attitude!” The year 2000 will be remembered as a strong year…

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News & Highlights 1999

Aloha Girl Scouts, Looking back, 1999 will be remembered as a thrilling and insightful year on our journey to better provide for the musical needs of our girls and their leaders…It was a year of learning better ways for us to help revitalize Girl Scout music within our community. Music Highlights… Kentuckiana March1999 Songfest Songleaders,…

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GSMusic Beginnings & 1998 Wider Op

We officially launched our music production company, Legend Productions Inc. to the public, December 1, 1997. Since the release of our first album, “Girl Scouts’® Greatest Hits, We Change the World”, we have been overwhelmed by the positive response from Girl Scouts® throughout our National community and around the world! You have e-mailed, faxed and…

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