BETY BOP
Children's songs and stories
IN ENGLISH

 

About Us

 

Beth Cooper ( Bety)

 

 

 

 

Beth Cooper is the creator of 'Bety Bop', fun songs and books for children in English.

This project was inspired by the birth of her first grandchild Ray in 2009.

Beth believes that HAPPY CHILDREN will make a HAPPY FUTURE.

Raising children with great self esteem is key to a happy and successful future.

 

      

 

Beth wrote all the songs for the 'Sing and Hop with Bety Bop' CD as well as the illustrations, notated music and activities for the 'Sing and Hop with Bety Bop' book.

Beth is a professionally trained singer and harp player with many years experience performing in Australia and Europe and currently lives in Prague, Czech Republic. 

 

                       

      

 

 

Ivo Kopecky

 

Ivo is a professional trombonist and plays both jazz and classical repertoire in various bands and orchestras in Prague and throughout the Czech Republic.

Ivo arranged the music for tracks 1-4, 6 & 7, 11 & 12 of 'Sing and Hop with Bety Bop'

 

        

 

 

Lucas Hamacek

 

 Lucas Hamacek is a versatile Bass Guitarist who plays with a number of bands in Prague, Czech Republic

 

 

 

Tomas Hadek

 

 Tomas Hadek is a professional Blues/Jazz Guitarist, performing regularly in Prague, Czech Republic

 

 

 

Martin Mynarik

 

Martin Mynarik is a professional Clarinetist/Saxiphonist who plays both classical and jazz repertoire, based in Prague, Czech Republic.

 

 

 

Jaroslav Skop

 

Jaroslav Skop is a professional Classical/Jazz Trumpeter who is based in Prague, Czech Republic

 

 

 

 

Vladimir Bradac

 

Vladimir Bradac - Pilot by profession and an excellent percussionist in his spare time in Prague, Czech Republic.

 

 

 

 

 

Miroslav Knez

 

Miroslav Knez - Picture Framer by profession and guitarist/singer in his spare time in Prague, Czech Republic

 

 

 

Michal Senbauer

 

Michal Senbauer is a professional sound engineer with his own studio 'Sun Music'. Michal is also the lead singer and lead guitarist with the rock group 'Ceske Srdce'; based in Prague, Czech Republic. 

 

 

 

Nina Klestilova

 

 Nina plays guitar and sings with a lovely mellow alto voice. She enjoys singing celtic and spiritual songs with Bety and has vast experience singing Moravian folk songs with expressive interpretation. Nina performs regularly and is based in Prague, Czech republic

 

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Daniel Cooper

 

Daniel Cooper is an accomplished musician from Sydney, Australia who specialises in Early Music.

Daniel has his own Medieval group The Orion Consort who have performed in numerous venues in Sydney and surrounding areas.

Daniel has also played in a number of concerts with the Ro┼żumberska Kapela in Prague, Czech republic.

 

 

Daniel recording for the Bety Bop CD with Klara Messanyova

 

 

Daniel arranged the music for tracks 5, 8 & 9 on the Bety Bop CD

 

 

Klara Messanyova

 

Klara comes from a family of professional musicians and even though music is not her full-time pursuit, Klara plays with ease and grace and has an indisputable depth of musical knowledge and experience.

 

 

Klara also plays with the Orion Consort in Sydney, Australia