Ella Jenkins Honored at the 2017 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

Ella Jenkins Honored at the 2017 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

Through more than 50 years of groundbreaking efforts, Ella Jenkins, aptly nicknamed the “First Lady of Children’s Music,” laid the groundwork for the field of children’s music and inspired generations of children’s music leaders who have followed in her footsteps. She was honored at the 2017 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert on September 15, 2017, at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC. Please enjoy this segment from the event webcast.