S02E01 – Warren Jones

About our Interview with Warren Jones

Collaborative Pianist Warren Jones talked with us about his journey to achieving his career. Crucial to this process was his focus early on in his education to choose electives and courses in college that would help him to achieve these goals. We talked about, the difference between accompanying instrumentalists and singers, how music is made, necessary skills for collaborative pianist, how to learn these skills, importance of language skills and he shared many entertaining stories about his career.

Links to learn more

http://www.warrenjones.com

Warren Jones
Warren Jones

S01E27 – Susan Caldwell

About our interview with Susan Caldwell

Collaborative Pianist-Vocal Coach, Susan Caldwell is a faculty member at Mannes College of Music and was assistant conductor at the New York City opera for 27 years. Her path to her current career flowed naturally from her education as a pianist and organist, which lead her towards opera coaching and accompanying. We talked about; difference voices and the age development and when careers are usually launched, the importance of knowing languages for singers and vocal coaches, necessary skills for a vocal accompanist, how the opera experience in the orchestra pit influenced her ability to accompany and understand the score, the importance of the rehearsal process, defining the role of a vocal coach, the business side to the vocal profession, the art of collaborative performing and the necessary skills needed to be a successful vocal coach.

Susan Caldwell Headshot
Susan Caldwell Headshot

S01E13 – Carol Ann Aicher

About our interview with Carol Ann Aicher

Co-Host Carol Ann Aicher chats with her co-hosts Kevin Chavez and Ryan Michael Hartman about her beginnings in music, growing up in a musical family and finding her way into a career in music with a specialty in pedagogy. She shares her teaching philosophy and how her educational background molds her current teaching style. Balancing teaching and performing is always a challenge, but both feed each other, sharing the same learning process herself as a performer enhances her teaching. As a performer she talks about the learning process and how her practicing supports her performance. Also revealed for our listeners is the real story of how co-hosts Kevin and Carol Ann met and how their collaboration started.

Links to learn more about Carol Ann Aicher

http://www.msmnyc.edu/FacultyProfile/FID/1002032615
https://www.facebook.com/greenroomconversations

Carol Ann Aicher Headshot
Carol Ann Aicher Headshot

S01E01 – Kevin Chavez & Carol Ann Aicher

In this introduction episode, Kevin and Carol discuss why they wanted to start the Greenroom Conversations podcast and what listeners can expect from season one.

For more information, you can go to www.GreenroomConversations.com

Thank you for the download and support.

Kevin and Carol discuss the Greenroom Conversations Podcast
Kevin and Carol discuss the Greenroom Conversations Podcast