INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED VIOLINIST, SOPHIE SERAFINO, ANNOUNCES PREGNANCY AND LULLABY ALBUM FOR MOMS-TO-BE
Violinist to give Birth to Lullaby Album on October 13 and her First Child in November 2015
(July 2, 2015) Calgary, Alberta – Sophie Serafino has a secret she’s been waiting to share. The world renowned and internationally acclaimed violinist is expecting her first child with her husband due in November of 2015.
Sophie has been patiently waiting for months to reveal the happy news to her friends and family, and is now excited to reveal the news to fans. She has also spent the time working on a new musical project, which she is proud to unveil today in celebration of her joyous news.
Sophie has teamed up with pianist Susanne Ruberg-Gordon and other others to create her lullaby album titled, ‘Kissed by the Moon.’
“My husband and I would like to share our joy with all of our friends, family and my amazing fans, and thank you for your beautiful well wishes so far,” said Sophie Serafino. “Expecting our first child has inspired me in completely new creative ways, and to express feelings I have never had before which are softer, gentler. It’s been so wonderful to compose and perform music that I know will be heard by our child, as well as many other children around the world.”
Serafino says a great deal of her inspiration to write and record this type of an album came not only from her consciousness that her child would hear the music she plays, but also from reading numerous research studies and statistics on how playing music to babies in the womb, as well as in early childhood years, can help in brain development. Lullabies, classical music, and children’s songs are reasonable options, when choosing what genre of music to introduce to the baby, because of the ability for these types of songs to also soothe and relax.
According to Dr. Pam Schiller, as children grow, music fosters communication skills. Schiller’s research suggests our sense of song helps us learn to talk, read, and even make friends.
“I am excited to be able to play this music for my own child as her or she develops, and I want to be able to share this with many other mothers or mothers-to-be out there, as I truly believe music has the power to positively impact children,” said Serafino.
‘Kissed by the Moon’ will feature two original compositions by Serafino, and seven instrumental recreations of classic numbers—including the famed ‘Brahms’ Lullaby’. The album will feature Serafino on violin, Susanne Ruberg Gordon on piano, and Russell Broom on classical guitar.
‘Kissed by the Moon’ will be recorded at and sponsored by OCL Studios in Calgary, Alberta and will be available for purchase on October 13, 2015.
ABOUT SOPHIE SERAFINO
Sophie Serafino is a world-renowned violinist, Ambassador of Ovarian Cancer Canada and Founder of The Every Woman Organization (Australia/USA/Canada). Sophie has performed more than 500 concerts worldwide, worked with recording artists including Goldfrapp, The Hoodoo Gurus and Josh Groban, and has performed for Olivia Newton-John and dignitaries including the Crown Prince of Dubai, the Bahraini Royal Family, and Crown Prince & Princess of Denmark. Born in London, raised in Australia, Sophie relocated to Canada in 2011 and has since performed with the Canadian Tenors, Chantal Kreviazuk, Dan Hill, Juno-Award winning guitarists Pavlo & Oscar Lopez, recorded two albums and received Global Television’s Women of Vision Award. Learn more at www.sophiearmstrong.ca or view the show reel on Sophie’s Youtube Channel.