Agile Vocalist

An Odyssey Into Sound in the Performing Arts

Agile Vocalist is a podcast and blog about sound in the performing arts. It features the stories of artists with a California connection who work and create in sound. 

 

Agile Vocalist is a way for performing arts lovers to be curious, get inspired by creative careers, and to explore how sound connects all of us to our humanity.

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Something is always within earshot when it comes to the performing arts. Agile Vocalist brings an auditory lens to artist stories and creative work. Feel the inspiration an awe when you listen to the artist wisdom and ideas behind what they are creating and transforming in the world through their work. 

Sound Lighthouse: Discovering Carillon with Simone Browne

Sound Lighthouse: Discovering Carillon with Simone Browne

Simone Browne is Law student at UC Berkeley who fell in love with carillon playing while at the University of Chicago. In this episode, she sheds interesting perspective on this little-known instrument so many of us have heard but haven't realized is actually an...

Singing in Cars: The Appeal of Mobile Karaoke

Singing in Cars: The Appeal of Mobile Karaoke

It’s worth nothing how much of a raging success James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke continues to be. Why is singing in the car so common? Music therapist, Lyndie Walker says cars are a place we can dive into the music we most resonate with and music activates every part of...

Taiko Beat of Collaboration with Janet Koike

Taiko Beat of Collaboration with Janet Koike

Janet Koike is the Founder of Rhythmix Cultural Works in Alameda, California. She is also the Artistic Director of Maze Daiko Ensemble. In this episode, she shares her journey which started with success as a textile fashion designer to playing taiko, the Japanese...

The Art of the Sound Bath with Melissa Felsenstein

The Art of the Sound Bath with Melissa Felsenstein

Could your daily life use a moment of tranquility? Melissa Felsenstein, the founder of Innersounds Meditation, reveals how the sound bath can be your haven. Not only did Melissa use sound healing as a therapeutic technique to conquer her own battles with anxiety and...

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Agile Vocalist is a podcast and blog about sound and the performing arts with a California connection. It explores the careers of artists and creative people whose work manifests in the performing arts and through what we hear. Agile Vocalist is for people who value history, inspiration and who are curious about the transformative power the performing arts have to connect us with our own humanity. 

Agile Vocalist is created and produced by Rachel D. Medanic on land of the Ohlone people. Agile Vocalist offers Shuumi in thanks.

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