Vocal HERspective: Alex Van den Broek

Vocal HERSpective heads down under this week for a visit with Alex Van den Broek of Vocal Australia and MVP. Amanda and Rachael cover everything from the Aussie a cappella scene, to songwriting, to what it’s like to be in an all female-identified band. Tune in to this fun interview and you’ll fall in love with Alex, just like we have!

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Vocal HERspective: Dana Director

It takes a whole team to keep Acaville up and running and Rachael and Amanda felt it was time to make sure everyone gets to know one of the voices that you don’t get to hear on the air very often. Dana Director has been there from the beginning, serves on the Board of Directors, and represents Acaville at events and festivals everywhere! Here more about the behind the scenes of Acaville and this very amazing woman!

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Vocal HERspective: 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 Chorus, SoundWave 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.

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Vocal HERspective: 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.

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Vocal HERspective: 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.

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Vocal HERspective: 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 Traces, Lady 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.

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