"Children are encouraged by Hooper to move and participate in the actions described in each song.
Whether they are being popcorn, a kite, or an astronaut preparing for a trip into space, listeners will have fun acting out each tune."
School Library Journal, Nov. 2012
"Bill Hooper makes each performance interactive, eduicational and lively."
Alice Sosnowski, Oakview Montessori
"A geniune love for children comes through in Hooper's songs."
Luann Grosscup, Chicago Tribune
Through humor and active participation, Mr. Hooper and audience create a warm world of learning and laughter.
Bill Hooper has been performing original interactive children's music in the Chicago area for over twenty years.
He has a degree in music from Roosevelt University, Chicago and has performed in a variety of musical settings throughout the midwest, including Taste of Chicago, Woodstock Opera House and on WGN TV's Bozo Show.
Accompanied by guitar, Mr. Hooper performs original songs about music and motion, nature and feelings, which resonate with young children and their families. He has performed for audiences throughout the Midwest, including at Taste of Chicago, the Chicago Public Library and at St. Charles' Scarecrow Fest.
Mr. Hooper has released a new CD of children's music, which was reviewed in the School Library Journal. He has two other cassettes of children's music and one tape of songs for babies, all of which will be released on CD soon.
Bill's CDs are now available as MP3 album or single downloads on CDbaby.com