Anna-Christina wins the What's On 4 Kids Award!
Over the last decade, the What's On 4 Kids Awards have celebrated the UK’s most exceptional kids’ clubs and classes as voted for by the experts – the parents and carers. Finalists, sponsors, and special guests are brought together for an awards ceremony in central London. The ceremony, held on Friday 11th October 2019, was a celebration for children activities professionals, their teams and the sector as a whole. This year a massive 80,000 parents and carers voted, and Anna-Christina was thrilled to win 'Most Loved Volunteer' - Open to an individual providing children's activities anywhere in the UK on a volunteer basis. Read the Music Audio Stories Blog post here Anna-Christina Wins Award!
Anna-Christina and Dawattie Basdeo appeared on the interactive BEN Television Breakfast Show for a 25 minute interview on Nature's Rainbow and the importance of mindfulness meditations for teenagers. You can now watch the interview on YouTube.
Hidden River Festival 2019
Adie and Anna-Christina's children's audiobook company 'Music Audio Stories' has been invited to take part in this year's Hidden River Festival 2019! Music Audio Stories will have a stall with special offers and new products, and 'Storytime with Anna-Christina' will be held in the Redmond Community Centre at 12:15am and again at 3:45pm. The festival begins at midday this Saturday 14th September and runs until 6pm. Find out more here Event Details.
Anna-Christina is a finalist for a What's On 4 Kids Award!
After several months of voting, the finalists have been announced for this year's What's On 4 Kids Awards and Anna-Christina has made it as a finalist!
Read a message from her here Finalist for the WO4K Award!
Design Your Ship - Meditation Sample
Here's a short video featuring the guided meditation from the three-part Mindfulness Program by Andreea Vasile Design Your Ship - Sample.
Brompton Annual Open Day
Anna-Christina will be hosting her Story Time in the beautiful newly refurbished chapel at this year's Brompton Annual Open Day! Music Audio Stories will also have a stall. Find out more about the fair here Event Details.
Design Your Ship - Music Sample
Here's a short video featuring the music from the three-part Mindfulness Program by Founder/Head Trainer of Design Your Ship, Andreea Vasile Design Your Ship - Music Sample.
Design Your Ship
A sample of the instrumental track created for Andreea Vasile has been added to the media player on the Music Samples page.
Nature's Rainbow - Interview
Here is a short interview with Dawattie Basdeo, the author of Natures Rainbow Mindfulness Meditations for Teens album, on why and where the inspiration for the album came from Magnificent Me Magnificent You YouTube.
Easter Library Tour 2019!
The Music Audio Stories Easter Library Tour 2019 kicked off today! Adie and Anna-Christina bring their unique musical Easter Story Time to London Libraries over the next two weeks! Children will have the opportunity to hear their new audiobook called 'Easter Egg Hunt' and take part in fun Easter activities. Full details can be found here Easter Library Tour 2019!
Anna-Christina Nominated for a What's On 4 Kids Award!
Anna-Christina has been nominated for a What's On 4 Kids Award in the category of 'Most Loved Volunteer' - Open to an individual providing children's activities anywhere in the UK on a volunteer basis.
Read about this and other news in Anna-Christina's latest Blog post here Nominated for an Award!.
Nature's Rainbow Album Video Clips
Video clips of Nature's Rainbow can be found here Magnificent Me Magnificent You.
Music Audio Stories
Adie and Anna-Christina's children's audiobook company 'Music Audio Stories' is rapidly expanding! Music Audio Stories are hosting library events all over London which are becoming popular! After a Summer of successful library visits in the Westminster area including at the Barbican Centre, the Polka Theatre is now presenting their Story Time in workshops in South London Libraries! Full details of dates, libraries and times can be found in Anna-Christina's Blog post here My Forthcoming Events.
New Music Sample
New to the Music page, you'll find a new audio clip of the Leggend Report on the media player.
Visit the Film/Projects page to see the new film clip by director Charles Solly of The Zombie Project, featuring music by Adie and Anna-Christina!
Design Your Ship
Adie and Anna-Christina recorded 3 tracks for Founder/Head Trainer at Design Your Ship, Andreea Vasile. They include a 20 minute morning meditation, a 2 minute rampage meditation and an instrumental track. These meditations help you to align to the love force and impress on the subconscious mind beliefs which create Gratitude, Joy and Prosperity. Read Andreea's Blog post about her experience and what it was like working with Adie and Anna-Christina here Design Your Ship.
An Interview with Anna-Christina
Anna-Christina has been interviewed by Peter de Kuster for his online Passion Never Retires guide. It's part of a worldwide project to have stories of people who have created a life and work they love and never want to retire from. Anna-Christina talks about work, her greatest extravagance, favourite writers and authors and trivia in this fun interview here Passion Never Retires.
Agent of Change Campaign
Agent of Change Campaign: write to your local MP and Government Ministers to protect music venues. Alarmingly, around 35% of music venues across the country have closed in the past decade. Music venues play a vital role in supporting the industry’s ecosystem and ensuring a healthy music industry. They also play a key role in nurturing the talent of tomorrow. Get involved here Agent of Change Campaign.
Adie and Anna-Christina have begun working with Founder/Head Trainer at Design Your Ship, Andreea Vasile.
Nature's Rainbow Album Review
Fantastic Nature's Rainbow album review from Rocking Ur Teens here Review of the Mindfulness Meditation CD for teens.
The Leggend Report
Adie and Anna-Christina are working with director Charles Solly on the score for his Short film The Leggend Report.
Adie and Anna-Christina recorded Toks Beverley Coker - a Wisdom Life Coach, Transformational Mentor and Spiritual Soul Guide.
Live TV Interview
Anna-Christina will be doing a live TV interview on BEN Television (Sky Channel 182) on Tuesday 6th June! To help promote the release of Nature's Rainbow album, author Dawattie Basdeo and Anna-Christina will be appearing on the interactive BEN Breakfast Show on at 10.30am for a 25 minute interview.
Mindful Living Show
Anna-Christina and Dawattie Basdeo will be at the Mindful Living Show held at the Business Design Centre on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd June. Magnificent Me Magnificent You have a stand with CDs available of Nature’s Rainbow album and half hour workshop slots on both days. More details here The Mindful Living Show.
Nature's Rainbow Album Out Now
You can now download Nature's Rainbow album here Shop.
Nature's Rainbow - Album Available To Pre-Order
Nature’s Rainbow (Mindfulness Meditation for Teens) album has been designed to nurture and inspire young minds. Created by the author of the Magnificent Me Magnificent You series Dawattie Basdeo, each track nurtures mindfulness of the world around us and explores what we can learn from nature and empowerment of the self. The music has been specially composed by Anna-Christina and Adie Hardy. Each track has its own flavour that complements and enhances the guided meditations written and performed by Dawattie Basdeo. Unlike other meditational music, the music has been created specifically for each colour of the rainbow, gliding between the ebb and flow of the words to aid the unique listening experience. The music is based upon the resonant note of the Chakras and is designed to connect you with your inner peace. The album is now available to pre order here Nature’s Rainbow.
New Music Sample
Visit the Music page to hear a new sample of music.
Anna-Christina to be a Speaker at the Women Economic Forum 2017!
Women Economic Forum is part of the All Ladies League (ALL), the largest international network of women from across the world and only such global women’s chamber connecting women of inspiration from ALL countries and cultures. With 40,000 members in over 150 countries (and growing), ALL is like an “Internet of Women,” with a unique all-inclusive ethos of celebrating diversity. ALL is the only chamber in the world to offer completely free membership to women. The only eligibility is to bring positivity and uphold a culture of helpfulness. They believe that through more engaged, vibrant and supported women’s leadership, humanity can regain its lost vision, balance and purpose. They are a spring-board to success for all women and help their businesses to grow beyond borders and boundaries. Anna-Christina has been invited to be a Speaker on a panel. Read more here Anna-Christina - Speaker at WEF-UK 2017
Anna-Christina featured in FAB UK Magazine!
This classy fashion magazine brings you current, up-to-date fashions, alongside throw-back influences with a modern-day twist. It shares inspirational insight into the amazing lives and journeys of artists, entrepreneurs, photographers, musicians, designers; what drives them, how they attained their goals. Get the magazine and read her interview here Fab UK Magazine issue 3 November 2016
Adie and Anna-Christina attended the Royal Albert Hall for the screening of the film Amadeus. Featuring live music performed by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, who recorded the original film soundtrack, the Philharmonia Chorus and conducted by Ludwig Wicki. Read about it in Anna-Christina's latest Blog post here Amadeus Live
Adie and Anna-Christina are currently working with the author of the Magnificent Me, Magnificent You series and Founder of Holistic World Ltd, Dawattie Basdeo.
Adie recorded Aaron John's song Postcards featured in the new TV series Black Market (episode 6) by Michael K. Williams. Check it out here Black Market
O Gallery London
A new video by Jordan KK has been added to the Videos page showcasing Adie and Anna-Christina's original music written for the exhibition which took place last month. The video includes artwork from the artists involved. Find out about the exhibition here OGalleryLondon.com
New Music Sample
Visit the Music page to hear a sample of the music Adie and Anna-Christina composed for the O Gallery London's Soft Launch & Private Exhibition last month.
O Gallery London
Adie and Anna-Christina have composed the original music for O Gallery London's Soft Launch & Private Exhibition on 27-28th May at The Groucho Private Members Club. Olumide Gallery was established by some of the most inimitable contemporary artists of our time. The heart of their philosophy is to champion and represent the finest unique talent in the art industry. Find out about all of the artists featured in the exhibition here OGalleryLondon.com
The Business Show 2016
Adie and Anna-Christina attended the Business Show at ExCel London yesterday. The Business Show is a free business exhibition to attend and offers a wealth of opportunity, advice and information crucial for ongoing business growth within a challenging economy. The event welcomes businesses from a cross-section of industries, and remains more committed than ever in providing everything needed to improve, evolve and expand businesses. Read about it in Music Audio Stories Blog here The Business Show 2016
Music Audio Stories - On Radio
From Pre-school nursery rhymes and abc songs for kids to the biggest Disney hits, Radio Nursery have a curated playlist of children's music that is programmed by their experts for kids and adults to sing along! Catch audiobook March of The Ants on the Tommy Pell Dance and Learn Show this weekend. Read more about Music Audio Stories on radio here Radio Nursery.
Western Music in Concert
Adie and Anna-Christina went to Western Music in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall. Western Movie and TV scores from the likes of John Barry, Elmer Bernstein, Dimitri Tiomkin and the legendary Ennio Morricone were performed by the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Original footage from each piece of music was screened simultaneously on a big screen above the orchestra. Read about the event and see photos in Anna-Christina's Blog post here Western Music in Concert
EastWest/Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra
Adie and Anna-Christina are now using the new EastWest/Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra!
New Music Sample
New to the Music page, you'll find a new audio clip of the score for Robert & Johnson's Space Adventure, the original audio book produced by Adie and Anna-Christina.
Disney in Concert: Alice in Wonderland
Adie and Anna-Christina went to see Tim Burton’s Academy Award-winning 2010 fantasy film Alice in Wonderland on the big screen in the glorious surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall, with Danny Elfman’s magical score being performed simultaneously by a live orchestra and choir. The high-definition screening with live orchestral and choral accompaniment from the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, the Maida Vale Singers and the Cardinal Vaughan School Schola Cantorum, all conducted by John Mauceri, was an incredible feast for the eyes, ears and heart, captivating the whole audience. Read about the event and see photos in Anna-Christina's Blog here Disney in Concert: Alice in Wonderland
The Business Show 2015
Adie and Anna-Christina attended The Business Show 2015! It's the UK's biggest business show with 25,000 visiting businesses, 350 exhibitors, 250 free seminars and Masterclasses. Held at Olympia in London. Read Anna-Christina's Blog post about the event here The Business Show 2015!
New Music Sample
New to the Music page, you'll find a new audio clip of the original score for Jimi & his friend Joe on the media player. Featuring Thomas Meadows on drums.
New Music Sample
New to the Music page, you'll find a new audio clip of the score for Johnny No Cash, the original audio book produced by Adie and Anna-Christina.
Music Audio Stories - On Radio
This week Adie and Anna-Christina's audiobook Chris the Caterpillar has been added to the Funky Kids Playlist. As the first Australian children's radio station, Funky Kids Radio broadcast 24/7 to bring the best in family music and entertainment from Australian and international artists. The station is entirely devoted to bringing music into children's lives. Chris the Caterpillar was also featured on The Morning Show on Tot's Radio. Tot's Radio has become an online family radio station reaching over 86,000 listeners and growing. Read more here Our Audiobooks on Radio.
Outstanding Reviews for Music Audio Stories
"5 stars out of 5. I cannot recommend this composing duo enough. Anna-Christina and Adie Hardy have produced my all-time favourite children’s books of 2015!" Click on the link to read the full review Shelf Full of Books Review.
Entrepreneurs Networking Night
Adie and Anna-Christina attended the Entrepreneurs Networking Night held at Ruby Blue with over 350 other entrepreneurs in London last night.
British Summer Time in Hyde Park
Adie and Anna-Christina went to watch one of the stars of Music Audio Stories, Thomas Meadows performing with Kylie Minogue at British Summer Time in Hyde Park. Read about it more in Anna-Christina's Blog post here British Summer Time in Hyde Park.
New Music Sample
New to the Music page, you'll find a new audio clip of the original score for March of The Ants on the media player.
First Sunday Film and Networking Night
Adie and Anna-Christina attended this special evening for fellow filmmakers, producers, directors, writers, actors, editors, sound technicians and composers in London. Four short films were shown as well as a masterclass by Michael Beddoes.
Music Audio Stories London Event
Adie and Anna-Christina's company Music Audio Stories will be taking part in the next Baby & Children's Market on 22/3/15. Read about the event here Music Audio Stories Event.
Ennio Morricone - My Life In Music, World Tour
Adie and Anna-Christina were at the O2 this week for an evening of music from Ennio Morricone. Morricone conducted repertoire from the greatest works of his career, spanning more than 50 years, performing with the full 86-strong Czech National Symphony Orchestra.
Read about it in Anna-Christina's Blog here Ennio Morricone - My Life In Music, World Tour.
Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton
Adie and Anna-Christina were at the Royal Albert Hall on Friday night for an evening of music by Danny Elfman. With a range of films from a fascinating back catalogue of classics including Beetlejuice, Batman, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Alice in Wonderland and Frankenweenie, this concert explored the collaborative relationship between music and storytelling and the process and importance that this has in filmmaking. Read about it in Anna-Christina's Blog post here Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton.
New Promotional Video and Music Sample
New Promotional Video
A video clip for Elevate the Heart has been added to the Film/Videos page.
New Website Launched!
Welcome to the new official website for Adie Hardy and Anna-Christina. Here you will find information about the duo composers, samples of their music, video clips and details about their projects.