Bruce Sanford grew up in the farmlands of Greentown & North Canton, Ohio. He was the little brother among five sons and daughters of Karl and Ruth Sanford. Bruce is currently a full time faculty member of the City University of New York, teaching entry level mathematics on the Tribeca campus of The Borough of Manhattan Community College.
A graduate of Ashland University in Ohio, and also of Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island New York, Bruce has traveled through theater, music, writing, and teaching to bring you Children’s Songs book of Music and Lyrics, Universal Children’s Prayers and A Book of Poetry & Lyrics.
Bruce has also produced and published his REMEMBERING poster tribute to our USA Veterans, Victims, Servers, & Sufferers from our wars, conflicts, 9/11, Boston, Benghazi, Beirut, et al, available on his website SanfordPublishing.com. Stay tuned for his Sanford Math book, Poetry, Math Boardgame, Drama, and Music production/publications, along with the Audio Book production of these songs, singing along with his daughter Rebecca Ruth.
Born in Bristol, Tennessee, Lauren Brouhard has been painting since elementary school where her artistic interests first took hold. She graduated from Lee University in Cleveland, TN with an emphasis in art. Having taught in children’s art camps and painted murals, Lauren has begun to realize her dream of illustrating for children’s books, and is already a published illustrator in The Children’s Songs Sunshine Good Morning, Sunshine Hello by Bruce R. Sanford. Using art to make people smile is Lauren’s passion.
Currently living in Chattanooga with her husband, daughter and their dog, Lauren is working full time in her role as “mama.” She still loves art and finding ways to use it to make others smile.
Born in New York City, Rebecca Sweeney has been singing with her father, Bruce Sanford, since she could first make noise. She went on to complete a Music Business degree with an emphasis in Voice from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, where she also toured worldwide as a member of the Lee University Singers.
After graduating, Rebecca sang and traveled with other touring ensembles, including the Glenn Draper Singers. She later moved to southern Spain to learn Spanish and teach English at a bilingual primary school. Through this experience she discovered a joy for teaching and returned to the United States to complete a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Tennessee Technological University in Chattanooga.
Rebecca sings with her father on the audio publication of these Children’s Songs. She also teaches Kindergarten through 8th grade Spanish and Music at Capital Day School in Frankfort, Kentucky, where she enjoys life with her husband, Robert, owner of Landmark Log Homes.
Jeanny Dringus is a native New Jerseyan from Hamilton, trained in Professional Graphic Design and Printing with substantial years of studio, photo lab, and counter experience with PhotoHaven in Lawrenceville, and now working as a full time graphic artist and printer with Future Signs & Creations, Inc of Trenton. Having been an integral part of the Sanford Children’s Prayers book of 2013, and also the graphic design and formatting artist of his 2012 “Remembering” poster tribute to our USA Veterans, Victims, Servers and Sufferers, available on SanfordPublishing.com, Jeanny has continued providing her valuable expertise in this current Children’s Songs book.