There are legends… and then there are LEGENDS. Vocal HERspective sits down with New York Voices‘ soprano, Kim Nazarian on tonight’s episode. Her immense talent is only matched by what a lovely human she is. Hear about her experiences as a performer, educator, and clinician – jobs that have taken her all over the world from universities to top festivals and camps, including A Cappella Camp, vokal.total, Ithaca College, and more. She is adding to the list with her recent appointment as the Artistic Director of the DiMiero JazzFest. Seriously, if we listed everything she’s done here you’d be here all day, so you’ll have to tune in to hear more!
This week on Vocal HERspective is an interview with Tessa Walker – Harmony, Incorporated Harmony Queen and Sweet Adelines International Rising Star with Hot Pursuit Quartet and music educator toughing it out in the temporary normal.
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
What better time to highlight educators in the a cappella community than right now? In Episode 37, we sit down with Amanda Roeder, the choir director at Chelmsford High School who works with The Crescendos and The Thursdays as well as many a cappella events in the Boston area.
To learn more about the Chelmsford A Cappella , visit: https://chelmsfordacappella.org/
A teacher. A director. A performer. At the heart of the huge undertaking that is The National A Cappella Convention
For Episode 32 of Vocal HERspective, Amanda and Rachael sit down with Shannon McNulty, to talk about all of these things and more.
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We are back with the first episode of 2020 with none other than Lisa Forkish! From Divisi, to Vocal Rush to HIVE and even more in between, Lisa is a champion of inclusivity in the a cappella community. Whether it be through the many years of work with the Women’s A Cappella Association, being the driving force behind WeSing, writing original music, or being a constant mentor and coach to all, Lisa’s work is bringing us all a deeper level of connection and understanding.
Learn more about Lisa at https://www.lisaforkish.com/
Kari Francis has a long and storied a cappella history – from her college days with The Tritones and The Daughters of Triton to founding Musae to her most recent turn with the Sirens of Gotham – she has an unparalleled depth and breadth of knowledge. Check out what Kari has to say about her experience in a cappella and her thoughts on the roles female and female-identifying persons play!
Learn more about Kari on her website: https://www.karifrancis.com.