Creative partners since 1984, Joe Romano and Susan Elliott have fifty years experience collectively writing and performing for children. As music director for the Texas Theatre Foundation, Joe wrote three original musicals, which toured Texas and Louisiana; he has been a contributing songwriter for Sesame Street since 1978. Susan is an award-winning studio singer whose recordings for Silver Burdett and Ginn have been used in public school systems throughout the world.
Formed in 1993 by Sesame Street songwriter, Joe Romano, and award-winning vocalist, Susan Elliott, The Non-Toxic Band presents lively, original, musical concerts for young audiences. The music is upbeat, engaging and educational, is presented in a variety of styles, incorporates multicultural and environmental themes and addresses questions about who we are, how we feel, where we live and how things work.