timeline

 

3/31/05:

Purple Songs Can Fly is incorporated

 

3/21/06:

Purple Songs Can Fly records its first song with a child: Simran, Always Remembering

 

4/28/06:

Purple Songs Can Fly is granted 501(c)(3) tax exempt status

 

1/24/07:

Purple Songs Can Fly opens its in-hospital recording studio at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers

 

1/31/07:

Purple Songs Can Fly records its 50th song: Stephanie, Dream

 

10/23/07:

Purple Songs fly on Space Shuttle “Discovery”

 

1/6/08:

Purple Songs Can Fly is featured in The New York Times

 

6/25/08:

Purple Songs Can Fly records its 100th song: Merlyn, Merari & Jeremiah, Summer

 

11/14/08:

Purple Songs fly on Space Shuttle “Endeavor”

 

5/20/09:

Purple Songs summit Mount Everest with Scott Parazynski

 

11/26/09:

Olivia Newton-John performs on TV with the children of Purple Songs Can Fly

 

9/6/11: 

Purple Songs Can Fly records its 250th song: Morgan, Strong As Ever

 

12/15/11: 

Purple Songs Can Fly creates a portable recording studio allowing songs to be recorded bedside with the in-patient children at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers

 

2/4/12: 

Nile Rodgers, Gloria Gaynor, and The Pointer Sisters visit the Purple Songs Can Fly studio

 

10/29/12: 

Purple Songs Can Fly launches an online radio show on Voice America Kids Network

 

5/24/13: 

Purple Songs Can Fly children perform their song Celebration of Hope at Carnegie Hall, New York

 

6/4/13: 

Purple Songs Can Fly records its 500th song: Messalinda, It Took Time

 

8/26/13: 

Purple Songs Can Fly opens its new, larger recording studio at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers

 

11/11/13: 

Purple Songs Can Fly partners with the Houston Symphony to provide musical accompaniment to the children's songs

 

7/23/14: 

Purple Songs Can Fly adds a second portable recording studio allowing more in-patient children to be reached at their bedsides

 

9/1/14: 

Through the generous support of the Sherman Foundation, Purple Songs Can Fly creates an annual fellowship

 

6/12/15: 

Purple Songs Can Fly premieres its first musical Journey to Hope both written and performed by pediatric cancer patients and survivors

 
9/25/15: 

Purple Songs Can Fly records its 1,000th song: Purple Song Bird written and recorded by patients and staff of Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers

 

3/1/16: 

Purple Songs Can Fly is featured on The Little Couple on the TLC Network

 
3/21/16: 

Purple Songs Can Fly celebrates its 10th Anniversary

 
3/23/16: 

Purple Songs Can Fly launches its songwriting program at Texas Children's Hospital's new West Campus

 

5/5/16 & 5/7/16: 

Purple Songs Can Fly children, Christian and Sophia, perform their song Dreams Can Come True with the Houston Symphony

 

10/8/16: 

Purple Songs Can Fly celebrates its 10th Anniversary with a gala at Houston's Hobby Center, featuring a live performance of Journey to Hope

 

6/24/17: 

Purple Songs Can Fly opens an in-hospital recording studio at Texas Children's Hospital's West Campus, near Katy, TX

 

9/12/17

Purple Songs Can Fly releases its first children's book: Purple Song

 

10/25/17: 

Purple Songs Can Fly launches its songwriting program at Texas Children's Hospital's new campus in The Woodlands, TX

 

6/2/18: 

Purple Songs Can Fly premieres its full-length film documentary, Journey to Hope, at Houston's Hobby Center

 

11/2/18: 

Purple Songs Can Fly releases its first Purple Lullabies compilation CD written and sung by pediatric cancer patients and survivors

8/16/19:

Purple Songs Can Fly records its 2,500th song: Yazan, CWC YouTube