Vocal HERspective: Amanda Pitts

On Episode 95, Amanda Pitts of Adrenaline chats about her life in barbershop – and don’t let her age fool you – she was one of the youngest women ever to take the stage for Sweet Adelines International! Plus, there’s lots more on the horizon.

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Vocal HERspective: Ann McAlexander

When you think of barbershop families, the McAlexander family is impossible to miss. A fixture at conventions and a leader in community conversations, Ann McAlexander talks about how barbershop become integrated into their family life, watching her kids grow into their own in the artform, the direction she’d love the community to take, and why you should just come up and say hi.

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Vocal HERspective: Sandi Wright

For Episode 90 of Vocal HERspective, hosts Kris and Amanda sit down with barbershop royalty. Queen of Harmony Sandi Wright earned her first Sweet Adelines crown with the Tetrachords in 1978 and hasn’t stopped since. She won again with Ambiance in 1986, performed and directed St. Louis Harmony Chorus, and now St. Louis Vocal Project. Aside from stories and tips from her barbershop career, Sandi also shares her advice on preserving your aging voice.

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Vocal HERspective: Samantha Tramack

Barbershoppers recognize the Tramack family name – a family descended from multiple generations of chord ringers with no sign of slowing up anytime soon. Vocal HERspective speaks with Samantha Tramack from the youngest generation of stars. From begging to join the New England Voices in Harmony at age 6 to winning her first crown with Taken 4 Granite, she’s just getting started.

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Vocal HERspective: Morgan La Croix

This week on Vocal HERspective, Kris and Amanda meet with two-time Harmony Queen, Morgan La Croix. Morgan is pretty much a lifelong barbershopper, taking to the risers at a very young age. She’s shared her magic with so many different communities within Harmony, Inc and has so much more to give. You can hear her sing with her latest chorus Northern Blend Chorus or her current quartet Roulette – HI Quartet.

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Talkappella: Kathleen Hansen

Turns out instrumentalists can find joy in singing! Kathleen Hansen talks about her experience getting into barbershop and now directing the San Diego Chorus. This chapter of Sweet Adelines are turning 70 this year and have a lot to celebrate about their decorated history.

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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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