Vocal HERspective: Pat Silver

When there is a lack of representation, the brave step up to correct it. A decade ago, a small group of enthusiasts recognized that Canada needed its own world class festival and Sing! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival was born and has gone on to become one of the most unique festivals found anywhere. This week on Vocal HERspective, Amanda and Kris chat with Pat Silver, the heartbeat of this incredible movement.

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Vocal HERspective: Sara Wood

On this week’s episode of Vocal HERspective Amanda and Kris chat with Sara Wood, one of the founding members of Bella Nova, A Harmony, Inc., Chorus, who is using her experience in the non-profit association world to guide the arts into the post-pandemic era.

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Vocal HERspective: Linda Brehaut

Harmony, Inc. is a led by an incredible team of volunteers and the organization is luck to have Linda Brehaut as president of the International Board of Directors as the world navigates a time that has been especially unkind to performers.

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Vocal HERspective: The Flame

“If it doesn’t exist, I can just make it myself.” When co-hosts of the Lez Hang Out podcast saw the need for more feel good queer content, they teamed up with some amazing producers and performers to create The Flame – a one of a kind original musical podcast debuting on June 2!

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Vocal HERspective: Tiffany Haigler

On Episode 78, we welcome guest Tiffany Haigler, president of Capital Blend and member of the Board of Directors for the Contemporary A Cappella League. In the same way that her smile lights up a room, the positive energy she brings to her interview will brighten up you evening. She talks about her group’s secrets to success as they find time for their passions while they navigate all of the challenges of adulthood together.

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Vocal HERspective: Kris & Amanda

See those smiles? Vocal HERspective hosts Kris & Amanda have a lot to be happy about after a week of performing that *almost* looked like normal. On tonight’s episode they chat about the excitement and the concerns about the new road ahead for musicians.

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Vocal HERspective: Shannon Connors

What happens when you prepare your whole life for a future in musical theater and then you graduate college in a pandemic? If you are like Shannon Connors, you learn even more about yourself and gain new perspectives. And while your move to NYC might be postponed, it isn’t canceled!

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Vocal HERspective: Leanne Fitzgerald

Music is in the hearts and souls of the Irish, but the a cappella community is just starting to make some noise. Vocal HERspective sits down with arguably one of the biggest forces behind putting Ireland on the map – Leanne Fitzgerald of ArdĂș.

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Vocal HERspective: Kristin Denehy

There isn’t enough time to name drop just how many top acts Kristin Denehy has worked with (*NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Home Free, Pentatonix…), nor what enormous productions she’s choreographed (The Sing-Off, MTV, Critic’s Choice…).
You’ll just have to listen to find out more, plus hear her advice for a cappella groups performance planning

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