Her voice has been heard on Sesame Street, her music sung in the General Assembly at the United Nations. Cici Hunt has presented on Broadway, at the Met, at Carnegie Hall, and Baltimores Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. She began her performing career in one of the original casts of Up With People back in the 60s. She has stories to tell about meeting with heads of state and leaders from the United States and Scandinavia.
Through the joy of music, creatively crafted story telling, custom-developed inspirational talks and tremendous wit and wisdom, Cici Hunt offers audiences a unique and entertaining experience. Her singing, song writing, piano & guitar playing talents combined with her humorous, life-affirming and highly engaging dialogue create what has been described as a truly inspirational and transformative experience.
Cici brings to her audiences over 30 years experience as a speaker, singer-songwriter, music educator, national consultant for Pearson Education, and workshop leader. She has presented to and performed for over 30,000 people from a wide range of groups including: womens associations, corporations, school districts, and medical organizations in over 30 states, Europe and Latin America. Cici holds a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Boston University and a Masters Degree in Educational Communications from the State University New York, Albany.
Cici has received numerous accolades for her creative work with organizations such as UNICEF, Silver Burdett Ginn, Pearson Education, Warner Bros., United Cerebral Palsy and other international organizations. Here are just a few of her outstanding achievements. Cici:
- Wrote the 40th anniversary theme song adopted by the US committee for UNICEF in 1986
- Recorded for Sesame Street, Childrens Television Workshop
- Wrote "I'm Just a Little Kid", distributed by the National Federation Against Child Abuse and Neglect
- Traveled extensively with the international cast of Up with People (’67-’68)
Cicis experiences shape her views on life and guide her compassion, sensitivities and grace concerning a variety of important social issues. Her interaction and dialog inspire her lyrics, music and concerns for social issues that people face today. She does this with empathy, grace, and very often, with humor.
Those who have the opportunity to join Cici for a keynote engagement, presentation, or workshop, experience her unusual way of weaving storytelling, singing, audience participation and “on-the-spot” song writing to reflect the audience sentiment of particular issues. She creates an open and inviting atmosphere that ignites passion from within, opens hearts to new perspectives and inspires individuals in unexpected ways, while having fun at the same time!
What sets Cici apart from other keynote speakers and singer-songwriters? It is her enthusiasm and spirit, ability to connect with an audience her use of music and humor as vehicles for understanding and ability to collaborate with a client to tailor-make the presentation.