Mil holds a ukulele and is smiling at the camera

A fun, hands-on, accessible, and unexpected way to make music!


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Main Stage at the Surrey Arts Centre, 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey

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Part of the Surrey SPARK Stages series of year-round performances and workshops for kids and families, this introduction to songwriting is a fun, hands-on, accessible, and unexpected way to make music! Using voice, movement, and stories, Grammy nominated Mil's Trills will guide participants toward a collectively created original piece of music that will debut at the afternoon performance Let it Out! With Mil's Trills. Don’t delay, workshop enrollment is limited! 

About Mil's Trills 

Amelia “Mil” Robinson is a community leader, educator, composer, and performer born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Trained in Suzuki for piano and voice from the age of three, Amelia’s affinity for building community propels her work towards creating collaborative songwriting experiences via her Family Music project, Mil’s Trills, and pedagogy called Messy Music Method.

With 25+ years of experience in the family music space, Amelia has been recognized for an excellence in bringing joy to children (Jubilation Foundation Fellowship ’18-’19), has received multiple grants (Brooklyn Arts Council 2020-21), and is an award-winning recording artist (Parents’ Choice GOLD,  NAPPA, International Songwriting Competition, BRIC B-Young, Jamie Oliver’s Big Feastival).

She is certified in Responsive Pedagogy from Teachers College at Columbia University, has trained with Lincoln Center Education, and has worked under great composers such as Michael Nyman (The Piano) and Evan Lurie (The Lounge Lizards, The Backyardigans). As an educator, Amelia created early childhood music programs and curriculum at Stephen Gaynor School and Avenues: The World School in NYC. Amelia’s music has appeared in partnership with Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative, Target’s Coffee and Crayons, the London Symphony Orchestra, and with the East End Film Festival where she composed and conducted a multi-media interactive orchestral piece, The Cycle Symphony, incorporating 500+ bicycle-bell playing participants (Time Out London #1 Critic’s Choice).