ONEONTA -- A South Kortright woman will give a free performance Sunday of the songs on her award-winning album to help support educational programming.

Pam West-Finkle said she works with about 100 area families through her Community Music and Arts Network.

The concert, set for 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Foothills Performing Arts Center, is timed to celebrate the release of "Unicorn Crossing," which won a 2012 Parents' Choice Recommended Award. It also serves as a fundraiser for her network.

A former public school music teacher, West-Finkle began working on the album in 2004. It was finished last year.

"We were very excited it got recognized because it was seven years in the making," West-Finkle, 43, said by phone Thursday.

The songs are mostly animal parables. West-Finkle said she drew upon her experiences growing up on a farm in Ohio.

"It's not like Barney music. It's really music I think adults would listen to as well," West-Finkle said.

The concert should appeal to a wide audience, she said.

"It's all ages," she said. The album has elements of gospel, folk, country, pop, rock, classical and Celtic.

West-Finkle sings and plays bassoon, flute, piano, guitar, mandolin, lap harp, penny whistle, organ and synthesizer on the album. "Unicorn Crossing" also features her husband, Theodore Finkle; Matthew Curran; Henry Herman; Fred Harris; her daughters, Sage, Denali and Akasha Finkle; her niece and nephew, Luca and Lane Rowe; her neighbor, Anthony Ortiz; and students from her 2008 elementary school chorus.

Sales of the album, also available on iTunes and CD Baby, go toward supporting the programming of the Community Music and Arts Network.

West Finkle teaches early childhood Music Together music classes at the Foothills, the Oneonta YMCA preschool, Oneonta Nursery School and Kiddie Corner Preschool in Stamford. She also runs all-ages after-school and summer music programs at the Hobart Activity Center and hosts a children's radio show, "Miss Pam's Jamboree," from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays on WIOX 91.3 in Roxbury. West-Finkle also plays bassoon with the Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble.

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