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'SLEEP' Illustrated Book

A project in Lawrence, KS by Charles Anthony Silvestri

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We want to publish an illustrated picture-book version of the text for the beloved choral masterpiece "Sleep"-wouldn't that be awesome?
Backers: 427
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $23,071 of $15,000
Dates: Mar 15th -> Apr 14th (30 days)
Project By: Charles Anthony Silvestri
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Latest News

More Whitacre Signatures Added!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow--the response to the reward of books signed by Eric was great! You all gobbled those up fast, so we added a few more.  BUT, we can't add any more than that, because Eric lives on a different continent, which makes it hard to sign books! The... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal Reward Added!

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Kickers! We are SO close to our second stretch goal, we wanted to offer something very special--a copy of our SLEEP picture book signed not only by the author and illustrator, but by the composer ERIC WHITACRE as well! This is a very special... (Read More)

First Overfunding Goal=UNLOCKED!

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Way to go, Kickers! Your generosity has pushed us past our first overfunding goal! Now EVERY Kickstarter supporter will receive an eBook version of SLEEP in addition to whichever fabulous and exclusive reward you chose when you pledged! Our second... (Read More)

Signed prints

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Here are the signed prints (without text) you can choose from for the $150 pledge of our Kickstarter campaign. $250 will get you both.   (Read More)

We're Fully Funded!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to our generous supporters--we are now FULLY FUNDED!  When the KS campaign closes we will take the original artwork to Worzalla to be scanned, and we will be on our way to creating this beautiful book! We have updated some more specific... (Read More)

Almost there!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Kickers--we are less than $400 away from being fully funded!  As a special incentive to push us over the edge, Tony is offering a hand-written copy of ANY poem in his repertoire--Leonardo, Over Havet, Chelsea Carol, Lux Aurumque, Her Sacred Spirit... (Read More)

Exciting New Rewards Just Added!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Dearest Kickstarter Kickers--we are getting closer and closer to our goal! Some negotiations have been finalized and so we are very happy to announce the addition of two new rewards for the CLOUDS OF DREAM level. Anne is making available two 13x19... (Read More)

Look for new premiums coming soon!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
It looks like the hand-written copies of the poem have sold like the proverbial hotcakes.  So, we are putting more of them up. If you wanted one of these but were unable to get one, you may change your pledge!  Thank you to all out super-backers,... (Read More)

Almost 50% Funded!

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Amazing! In just a few days we are almost 50% funded! We are truly blessed to have such generous supporters. It would be great to reach that 50% milestone today! Again, our sincere thanks.  (Read More)

Almost 20%!

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, we're almost 20% funded in less than a day! We are deeply grateful for your generous support! (Read More)

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