After decades of gender separation on the barbershop stage, the mixed ensemble movement is really starting to flourish. Get to know more about the Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association with President Roxanne Powell. She just happens to also be one of barbershop’s most rabid fans and an understated hero in the barbershop community. Hear the interview Tuesday at 6:30pm Pacific!
What will happen with events this year is a topic that is weighing heavily on everyone’s mind. Polyphony gathered a diverse crowd of event producers from Sing! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival, All-American Awaaz, Vocal Australia, and Varsity Vocals to talk about the unique festival and competition season that lies ahead. Hear it Monday 5 pm Pacific or Sunday at 7 am & pm Pacific. Download episodes at polyphonypod.org.
Vocal HERspective heads down under this week for a visit with Alex Van den Broek of Vocal Australia and MVP. Amanda and Rachael cover everything from the Aussie a cappella scene to songwriting to what it’s like to be an all female-identified band. Hear it tonight at 6:30 PM Pacific or Sunday at 10:30 am/pm Pacific – free on acaville.org or the Acaville app! As always, podcast released on Monday!
Aaron Jensen joins us for The Pulse to talk about Countermeasure’s latest project – one with *gasp* instruments! Countermeasure joined forces with some of the most talented and award-winning instrumentalists to join their sound as a solo “voice” with songs nearly all composed by Jensen. We get to dig into album concept, inspiration, process, and more.
Tune in at 6 pm Pacific tonight or 10 am & pm Pacific on Sunday! The episode will be available as a podcast on Monday.