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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
What’s that? The one and only Ali Hauger from GQ is joining in the conversation on Vocal HERspective this week? It’s TRUE! Join us hear all about her music journey, her thoughts, and even the magic she brings to all of us and her “tiny humans”!Read more
Vocal HERspective travels to Texas to sit down with Katy Dane, music educator, barbershop chorus director with A Cappella Unlimited & A Cappella Texas, and President of SING Texas. Don’t miss this interview with one of the powerhouses fueling the growth of a cappella in the Lonestar state and beyond.Read 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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
onight on Episode 26, Katie Mac of GQ & one of the newest employees of Barbershop Harmony Society sits down to chat (with her signature zeal!) all things barbershop and the positive impact “Everyone in Harmony” has had on her life and so many others.
And in honor of some birthday milestones, Rachael and Amanda talk getting older and why it’s not as scary as you might think!Read more
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 Gothem – 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.Read more