Jon Gailmor was born in New York State and failed to grow up in Philadelphia. He was honored as an “Extraordinary Vermonter” by our governor, received the Mayor’s Peace Prize in Burlington, awarded a Silver Citation by the Vermont Arts Council, received the Ellen McCulloch Lovell award for Arts in Education and carried the Olympic Torch through Brattleboro in 1996. Jon presents songwriting workshops, curriculum-based or open-ended, in schools nationwide. He has sung in concert halls in Ecuador, a Peruvian tennis stadium, cafes in France, Italy and Greece and, among other spots, Elmore, Vermont, where he proudly lives.

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