The Raptor Project is World Bird Sanctuary’s in-house band. Co-founded by Joe Hoffman and Roger Holloway, it began as a sing-along program with original songs about birds, the environment and taking care of our planet. From there The Raptor Project has released 2 albums, “All Along the Watershed” and “Save the Future,” and performs during the Birds in Concert series every year.
Johanna Burton, Emily Hoffmann (The Hot Wings – backup vocals), Joe Hoffmann, Joseph Hoffmann (drums), Roger Holloway, Salli-Ann Holloway (violin), Jennifer Jones (vocalist), Marilyn Meshach (The Hot Wings – backup vocals), Jim Small (harmonica), Rusty Wandall(audio specialist), Bob Warbin (banjo) and Trina Whitener (bass guitar).
Have The Raptor Project play at your next event or as an educational program.
Call (636) 225-4390 ext. 1001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Download albums and songs on iTunes here or purchase albums directly from our online gift shop. Proceeds from every album purchase will go directly to the World Bird Sanctuary Wildlife Hospital to provide care of injured wild birds of prey.
All Along the Watershed
Missouri American Water is proud to sponsor this educational and fun CD with the World Bird Sanctuary. The music tells a fundamental story. We all live in a watershed. Watersheds can be huge or even small ecological communities. Water ties them all together and you will hear and learn about water and how we all have to protect it for our future and the future of wildlife.
Songs on CD: Clean Water, Mr. Frog Blues, The Greatest Opossum, The Parrot Song, White Pelican, All Along the Watershed, Bird in My Backyard, Waterfall, The Food Chain Blues, Snake Parade, Wolf, Animal Noises, What’s the Matter? Preview on iTunes here
Save the Future
The first album released by The Raptor Project. It consists of original songs about birds, the environment and taking care of our planet. After years of sing-a-long and Birds in Concert performances, many requests from teachers, friends and WBS visitors inspired the project. The collection is made up of 13 songs, encoded lyrics on the CD and teacher activity pages. This recording is for everyone; kids, parents, teachers, young and old will find it fun and educational.
Songs on CD: Songs on CD: Save the Future, Wonderful Bird Song, Turkey Named Fred, The Vulture Song, Hawk of the Highway, Little Tree, Happy Bird Day, The Owl Song, Dodo, Roadkill Shiver, The Raven Song, Eagle Wind, Footsteps Preview on iTunes here