Pam LindseyPam Lindsey is the Coordinator of The Children's Enrichment Program.She
professional music career as a child singing with her
sister, Sheila, in Augusta, GA. Born into a musical family she
learned first-hand the joys of music and the life benefits of being introduced to and involved in music as a young child.In 1990, she began performing as a children's concert artist to share her love of music with children and subsequently, created an early childhood arts program called HeARTSongs (Helping Encourage the ARTS through Songs).
Responding to requests from directors from schools and child care centers, she
developed weekly music classes which she
taught to young children throughout Georgia and South Carolina.She was also employed by The Medical College of Georgia as a music consultant for its employees' Child Development Center for five years prior to moving to Blue Ridge.
In this capacity she
taught music classes to children from infants through kindergarten.
In 1991 Pam
husband, Craig, had a vision for a children's musical, education television program.They shared their script with the local ABC affiliate in Augusta and joining forces produced a HeARTSongs television pilot which aired repeatedly throughout the year.In 1996 she moved to Blue Ridge, GA and continued teaching music to area children at Studio One Performing Arts School.
In the spring of 2002, she
collaborated with The Craddock Center
to begin providing music classes to Head Start children in Fannin and Gilmer Counties.The program expanded numerically and geographically each year and presently serves children throughout Southern Appalachia in the states of Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee.Pam attended Millsaps College in Jackson, MS where she studied voice and music.She
is a wife of 34 years, the mother of four grown children and grandmother to one.She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), The Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA), and The Georgia Association for Young Children (GAYC).In addition, she is a member of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association and The Blue Ridge Mountain Storytellers.
As an advocate for young children she
promotes the benefits of early childhood exposure to the arts (music, dance, and storytelling) and to raise public awareness of The Craddock Center's Children's Enrichment Program
through concerts, workshops, and speaking engagements.