The Lullaby Project pairs pregnant women and new mothers and fathers with professional artists to write and sing personal lullabies for their babies, supporting maternal health, aiding childhood development, and strengthening the bond between parent and child. In New York City, the project reaches parents in healthcare settings, homeless shelters, high schools, foster care, and correctional facilities. Extending across the country and around the world, the Lullaby Project enables partner organizations to support families in their own communities.
The Lullaby Project offers free resources for families with babies and toddlers. Explore our collection of activities, videos, playlists, and more.
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Lullaby in Action
Lullaby Project Voices with Tennyse
In an online, one-on-one session, new parents will write and sing personal lullabies for their babies under the guidance of a professional musician. This extension of the Lullaby Project is free and open to the public. Prior music or singing experience is not required.
Please note that completion of the application does not guarantee acceptance in the program. Capacity is very limited, and participants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Application Available: October 19
Application Deadline: January 31
Album Release: Hopes & Dreams
In April 2018, Decca Gold (Universal Music Group) released an album of original lullabies written by Lullaby Project participants and performed by leading artists, including Fiona Apple, the Brentano String Quartet, Lawrence Brownlee, Rosanne Cash, Joyce DiDonato, Janice Freeman, Rhiannon Giddens, Angélique Kidjo, Patti LuPone, Natalie Merchant, Dianne Reeves, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Pretty Yende, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. The recording was produced by Glen Roven, Ira Yuspeh, and Mitch Yuspeh. The album is available in the Carnegie Hall Shop and other online retailers.
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Through national and international partnerships, the Lullaby Project supports families across the country and the world.
Are you interested in becoming a Lullaby Project partner? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.