Agile Vocalist

A Singer's Odyssey Into Sound

Agile Vocalist is a blog and podcast about sound for anyone willing to give themselves space to be curious, creative, and to explore the connection between sound and our humanity.

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Music: An Accompaniment to Life, Culture, Work & Feelings

Vidya Srinivasan shares her life growing up in India and learning Carnatic music – as well as how to perform it from a very early age. At a career crossroads in graduate school she chose science over the arts for reasons you might not expect.

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Music: An Accompaniment to Life, Culture, Work & Feelings

Vidya Srinivasan shares her life growing up in India and learning Carnatic music – as well as how to perform it from a very early age. At a career crossroads in graduate school she chose science over the arts for reasons you might not expect.

An Indian Classical Voice for Modern Times

Vidya Srinivasan learned a love of music and performing so well at an early age that she had equal interests in pursuing music vs. technology once it came time to choose a career. Her journey, always narrated by music, as she left India to study the sciences and live in the U.S. is an inspiring story about the power of music as a tool to process life and transitions.

Agile Vocalist Has Gone…Podcast

Agile Vocalist can now be listened to as a podcast. Hear your favorite, or soon to be favorite, sound creator and artist stories in JUST your ears. No visuals unless you want them!

Announcing the Agile Vocalist Fall Season

Sound artists that create for dance floors, refugee camps, on trapeze, on stage at tech conferences, and in clubs in the early ’60s is where these Fall 2021 Agile Vocalist episodes will take us! Come listen to the stories of Vidya Srinivasan, Betsy Blakeslee, Justin James, Opal Louis Nations and Diva Marisa’s, plus other sound and creativity stories.

Music: An Accompaniment to Life, Culture, Work & Feelings

Vidya Srinivasan shares her life growing up in India and learning Carnatic music – as well as how to perform it from a very early age. At a career crossroads in graduate school she chose science over the arts for reasons you might not expect.

An Indian Classical Voice for Modern Times

Vidya Srinivasan learned a love of music and performing so well at an early age that she had equal interests in pursuing music vs. technology once it came time to choose a career. Her journey, always narrated by music, as she left India to study the sciences and live in the U.S. is an inspiring story about the power of music as a tool to process life and transitions.

Agile Vocalist Has Gone…Podcast

Agile Vocalist can now be listened to as a podcast. Hear your favorite, or soon to be favorite, sound creator and artist stories in JUST your ears. No visuals unless you want them!

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Agile Vocalist is an exploration into the world of sound. It is stories of creatives whose lives and work touch what we hear. It’s a podcast and blog, sprinkled with occasional compact audio memoir (short sound stories). Agile Vocalist  is for people who are curious, creative, and who believe sound nurtures our humanity. Watch the highlight video here! 

Agile Vocalist is created with love by Rachel D. Medanic

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