Jo Sahlin

Episode 47 – Jo Sahlin

On Episode 47, Rachael and Amanda go more in depth on the conversations surrounding diversity and inclusion with Jo Sahlin, a member of Olympia ChorusSoundWave Quartet, and the Sweet Adelines International Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. In a time of upheaval and rapid change, this episode highlights the progress that has been made, what more is ahead, and some ideas on maintaining productive conversations.

Learn more about Sweet Adelines: https://sweetadelines.com/

Read Jo’s article on Medium.

Annette Philip

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Episode 46 – Annette Philip

This week on Episode 46, Annette Philip of Women of the World talks diversity, the power of music, mental health, and finding the bright side of this pandemic.

Learn more about Women of the World: https://womenoftheworldmusic.com/

Check out Annette’s YouTube Series: Keeping It Light

BriAnne Woodward

Episode 45 – BriAnne Woodward

If you ever needed to be reminded of just how much a music teacher can change lives, look no further than BriAnne Woodward. Her well-prepared students go on to great success in both PFC & Madison Avenue. Better yet, they are sent off better prepared for a world that often doesn’t make much sense.

This interview is truly inspirational – for students, for teachers, for the future of vocal music, and, well, for everyone. Do your soul a favor and tune in.

Rachel Chalhoub

Episode 44 – Rachel Chalhoub

Rachael and Amanda chat with Rachel Chalhoub – an all-star you may know as Rachel C. From an accidental start at FSU to being behind the scenes at many of your favorite festivals and events, and even a stint on national TV, she’s got a unique perspective of the community from behind the lens.

Eventually you’ll be able to find her again at rachelismyfriend.com but follow her on social media (@roguepotato) to see what she’s up to and just be friends!

And if you want to see the video she mentions during the interview – here it is.

Selame Scarlett

Episode 43 – Selame Scarlett

We’ve always been inspired by Selame Scarlett’s performance skills and passion for a cappella. Fans will know her from her stellar vocal percussion with groups like TracesLady Jaye, and Capital Green, or perhaps through her work with A Cappella Academy, The Sing-Off, or countless coaching sessions. Or, you’ve heard her cheers over crowds at concerts and festivals.

Learn more about Traces at https://www.facebook.com/Traces5/

Nina Pelligra

Episode 42 – Nina Pelligra

From the The Mandarins to Cape Harmony to a recently released solo album, Nina Pelligra is pushing boundaries. Learn more about her writing process and the art of looping which both play a prominent role in her music.

Learn more about Nina at http://www.ninapelligra.com/music

And check out her videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/1npellig

Nina Kasuya

Episode 41 – Nina Kasuya

Nina Kasuya, superstar from HIVE and a driving force for inclusivity, is tonight’s guest on Episode 41! She’s also one of the most joyful people you’ll ever meet.

Learn more about HIVE: https://www.hivevocal.com/

Suba Sankaran

Episode 40 – Suba Sankaran

You may know her best as half of FreePlay or as Artistic Director of Sing! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival, but there’s a lot more to learn about Suba Sankaran! Rachael and Amanda sit down with her on Episode 40.

Learn more about Suba: http://www.subasankaran.com
Learn more about SING! Toronto: https://www.singtoronto.com/
Learn more about FreePlay: https://freeplayduo.com/

Amy Rose

Episode 39 – Amy Rose

This week on Episode 39, Amanda and Rachael talk all things barbershop with Amy Rose, the Social Media and Digital Communications Manager for Barbershop Harmony Society, a longtime member of Sweet Adelines International, and currently singing in Harmony, Incorporated quartet, Swing Theory.

Learn more about the Barbershop Harmony Society: www.barbershop.org
Learn more about Harmony, Inc.: https://www.harmonyinc.org/
Learn more about Swing Theory: https://www.facebook.com/swingtheoryquartet/

Christine Sack

Episode 38 – Christine Sack

On Episode 38, Amanda and Rachael sit down with Christine Sack, the former Artistic Director of Voicebox. They talk everything from artistic vision, striving for constant improvement, the visibility and acceptance of non-binary singers, and so much more!

Learn more about Voicebox at: https://thevoicebx.wixsite.com/ucfacappella

Watch Christina on YouTube