Mar 8, 2022

Carol Lipnik - Singer/Songwriter

Singer, songwriter Carol Lipnik weaves together folk, traditional pop, world music, and art into a unique hybrid. Acclaimed for her multi-octave range and original songs, The New York Times calls Carol an “ethereal vocal phenomenon,” and Michael Musto of Out Magazine wrote that she "is a wonderful amalgam of Joni Mitchell, Lotte Lenya, Theda Bara, and Stevie Nicks, but totally original." So sit back and enjoy our conversation with the eclectic and versatile Carol Lipnik.

Jan 25, 2022

Marin Alsop - Conductor, Musical Director, Violinist, Educator

You're about to meet and get to know one of the foremost conductors of our time, who just happens to be, the first woman to serve as head of a major orchestra not only in the U.S., but South America, Austria, the U.K. Born into a musical family, Marin Alsop took violin lessons as a child and says she knew at age 9 that she wanted to be a conductor. She graduated from Juilliard and in the years since, spent 14 years as Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony;  serves as Chief Conductor and Curator of Chicago's Ravinia Festival; Conductor of Honour of Brazil's Sao Paulo Symphony. The list is endless. Marin's also the subject of the documentary, THE CONDUCTOR, which debuted in 2021 at New York's Tribeca Film Festival. We know you'll enjoy meeting the internationally renowned Marin Alsop.

Dec 14, 2021

Karen Mason - Stage, Screen, and Concert Star

Karen Mason makes music. The Broadway actress and concert artist is a 13-time MAC winner (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs), and in 2019 she received a MAC Lifetime Achievement Award. Karen has starred on Broadway, Off-Broadway, television, and has performed in concert as well as in the recording studio. Listen in as she shares the highlights of her rich and rewarding musical/theatrical career.

Oct 12, 2021

Marissa Licata - Acclaimed Honduran-American Violinist

Marissa Licata and the violin? Perfect together. She was given her first violin at the 'ripe old age' of three! And in the years since, Marissa's been making music - passionate, fiery, eclectic music. She's performed nationally and internationally with a Who's Who in the music world including: Alicia Keys, Gloria Estefan, Wyclef Jean, Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics. Marissa's also active in the orchestral and chamber music scene and has also performed with her all-star band, mixing traditional folk music from Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. We're more than excited for you to meet and get to know this talented, musical artist!

Aug 31, 2021

Glory Crampton - Actress, Global Concert Artist

What's in a name? Plenty when you meet and get to know GLORY Crampton. A musical force to be reckoned with, she has appeared in more than 40 productions and can be heard on 14 Broadway cast and compilation recordings, including her sold-out performances with the National Symphony at London's Abbey Road Studios. As a global concert soloist, she was featured opposite opera great Jose Carreras of The Three Tenors. And, during the pandemic, Glory conceived and directed the award-winning PROJECT9 music video, which pays tribute to the Tony Award winning musical and features 16 actors, singers and dancers who were each filmed and recorded from their quarantined homes.

May 18, 2021

Cynthia Kaplan - Author, Musician, Actress, Producer

How to describe Cynthia Kaplan? Let us count the ways: author, musician, songwriter, actress, producer, co-host. Called a 'young Dorothy Parker' by the New York Times, her credits include 2 acclaimed books of comic essays. She's acted in numerous plays and several films and... composes and sings hilarious songs, performing with her band, The Cynthia Kaplan Ordeal. There's plenty to talk about with this multi-talented, engaging, creative woman.

Apr 27, 2021

Yilian Canizares Part 2 - Violinist, Vocalist, Composer, Activist

She’s back...and we couldn’t be more excited! So much has happened in the life of Yilian Canizares since our first conversation a while ago. This multi-talented violinist, vocalist and composer makes beautiful music by artfully blending jazz, classical music and her Afro-Cuban roots with her unique voice. She’s also an artist with a social conscience and to that end, has been invited to perform during the United Nations World Oceans day on June 8, 2021. For this very special occasion, Yilian will perform Yemaya, her own composition, which pays tribute to the West African Goddess of the Sea. Sit back and enjoy another powerful conversation with this classy, committed, creative woman!

Apr 20, 2021

Kimberly Greenberg - Actress, Singer, Writer, Coach, Teacher

Kimberly Greenbergim has been dubbed the "go-to-gal" for Fanny Brice, the legendary Jewish comedienne, stage and movie star, and the inspiration for the hit film, Funny Girl. Kim's solo show, "Fabulous Fanny: The Songs & Stories of Fanny Brice," has been playing across the country for 9 years and is now streaming on the STELLAR platform. She has performed across the U.S. in national tours, Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, regional theater, and cabarets and also happens to be one of the Top 10 Performing Arts Coaches. 

Mar 23, 2021

Jane Monheit - International Billboard #1 Pop/Jazz Vocalist

Jane Monheit makes beautiful music. Acclaimed as one of the quintessential jazz/pop vocalists of her generation, she has performed here, there and everywhere and has collaborated with Michael Buble, Wynton Marsalis, John Pizzarelli and Ramsey Lewis. Jane's newest album,"Come What May," (available through Club44 Records), celebrates her 20th year as a top recording artist. We know you're going to love Jane....come what may!

Jan 12, 2021

Angie Durrell - Violinist, Educator and Social Entrepreneur

Angie Durrell makes beautiful music and encourages others to do so too. The Ecuadorian-born violinist, educator and social entrepreneur is the Founder and Executive Director of INTEMPO, an inter-cultural organization whose goal is to make classical music and native instruments relevant, accessible and inclusive. Tune in to learn how and get to know this accomplished, passionate, creative woman!

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