"We've received dozens of thank you notes from kids and more good reviews
from their teachers. According to all reports, your workshop was a real success.
The students were thoroughly enthusiastic and the teachers wholly complimentary
in their reactions."
Lillian Chambers - NJ Educational Improvement Center
"On behalf of the children, I want to communicate out total enjoyment
with your performance. The show was delightful, expressive, colorful and animated.
Personally, I wish to thank you as one of those who are sensitive to children's
interests. Your show was a multi-sensory experience we will all remember for
quite some time."
Judy Evensen - Assistant Director
Kingsway Learning Center
"Jim Albertson's programs appeal to a wide audience range. I love the
looks on the children's faces as they enjoy the opportunity to participate in
the singing and storytelling. They are entranced, excited and entertained. Everyone
has fun while learning about our folk heritage."
Yvette Burke - Coordinator
Monmouth County Arts Council
"I most enthusiastically recommend engaging Jim Albertson's folk programs
to anyone who wants to completely enjoy an exciting, interesting and educational
program to delight any group at any age."
Jean Sidel - Program Director
Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission
"Thanks you for your remarkable performance before my class of 350 in
Children's Literature. So many students came to me to praise you that I am hoping
you will agree to return."
Francella Butler - Professor of English
University of Connecticut
" I would like to pay an overdue accolade for your past performances at
the primary school. The children constantly look forward to your annual appearance.
There is always a flavor of newness and a blend of comedic insertion that keeps
the audience requesting more."
Berwyn Hughes - Principal
Ocean City Primary School
"Jim Albertson revitalizes traditional storytelling and folk songs and
has a large stock of them which he reworks and passes on to the audience using
wit and charm to bring enjoyment to others through ballads, songs and stories."
Dr, Angus K. Gillespie - Editor
New Jersey Folklore
American Studies Department