The Day is Here – Little Monkeys Sing for Charity

Monkey Music – the
UK’s premium music group for pre-school children –
­has recorded a special charity song to celebrate an amazing summer
of sport. Performed by young children, aged 7, 8 and 9, and written especially
for Monkey Music, the Anthem, ‘The Day is Here!’, tells the exciting story of a
running race. Monkey Music charity single
‘The Day is Here’ will not only provide a fun sporting interlude
during Monkey Music classes across the UK but also, by selling it online to the
families and friends of Monkey Music’s 10,000 children, Monkey Music also aims
to raise much needed funds for music therapy charity, Nordoff
Nordoff Robbins is a national specialist music charity, delivering
50,000 music therapy sessions a year to a broad range of people in schools,
hospitals and care homes across the UK. Their qualified music therapists
specifically help people with a range of challenges including autism, dementia,
mental health problems, stroke, brain injury, learning difficulties, depression
and in some cases clients have threatening or terminal illness, such as
Angie Coates, Founder of Monkey Music, said;
 “Both Monkey Music and Nordoff Robbins offer children fresh
opportunities and life changing experiences through music. We believe that by
working together we can raise awareness of the benefits of music for everyone.
It’s lovely to use 2012 and the summer of sport to engage the very youngest of
children in the excitement of sport and the joy of music.”
Jo Carter, Director of Fundraising & Communications Nordoff
Robbins said:
 “We are delighted to be working with Monkey Music, to be sharing our
mutual believe in the power of music and to help raise funds to continue
transforming the lives of vulnerable children and adults across the UK. As a
charity we rely entirely on voluntary donations, so the Monkey Music song
released this summer is a great way to raise funds and awareness.”
What’s next?
 Monkey Music classes will learn ‘The Day is Here’ during their Monkey
Music classes over the coming weeks. Then, from the end of May the ‘The Day is
Here’ will be officially released and available to buy online with all profits
going to charity.
I have been able to have a sneak preview of this special charity single and not only is it very professional sounding but includes a good mix of singing and spoken actions which your child will be able to join in with.  This single launches on the 18th May and can be downloaded from and the best thing is that for every download you are raising money for a very good cause! 

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