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Front And Center: Tanya Pearson, Founder of Women Of Rock Oral History Project

By Myki Angeline What began as a college symposium turned into an ongoing research project and important platform for women in music. In 2014, Tanya Pearson was attending Smith College in Massachusetts when she created the Women of Rock Oral...

Front & Center: Jeanne Stap Nooney, PRS Guitars Public Relations, Events & Sponsorships Coordinator

By Justine Souchack  For over six years, Jeanne Stap Nooney has handled public relations, sponsorships, partnerships and charitable donations for legendary guitar and amplifier manufacturer, PRS Guitars. In addition, she coordinates the company's numerous major events, which include NAMM, festivals...

Front & Center: Diana Cecchini, CFO Korg USA

by Leslie Buttonow If you were to poll people on their top criteria for an ideal job, there’s a good chance most would say “doing something I love” or “surrounding myself with people who are just as passionate about their...

Front And Center: Amy Engelhardt, Award-Winning Composer, Vocalist, Lyricist And Master Class Clinician

By Myki Angeline Think of a person who is an accomplished, successful overachiever. Now, multiply that by ten, and you will have Amy Engelhardt. Because when writing, composing, and singing are your true gifts, you will seek out all the...

Front & Center: Leslie Gaston-Bird, Chair of the AES Diversity & Inclusion Committee

By Leslie Buttonow Although it’s the 21st century and things have come a long way, there is still some catching up that needs to be done in order to level the playing field between different genders and backgrounds in the...

Front And Center: Gigi Rich, Artist and Songwriter

By Justine Souchack Growing up in Freehold, NJ, Gigi Rich wrote her first song at age 13 and won Amateur Night at The Apollo Theater a short time later. After appearing on NBC's The Voice in 2017—where she was mentored by...

Front And Center: Joy Cafiero, Marketing Director, Kala Brand Music

Front And Center: Joy Cafiero, Marketing Director, Kala Brand Music By Myki Angeline I have to admit, in the beginning I was very much looking forward to interviewing Joy Cafiero simply because she represents Kala Brand Music. Mainly because I grew...

Front & Center: Miriam Risko, Mike Risko Music Store Co-Owner

By Brianne Marks Take a trip back in time. Can you remember a pivotal moment – perhaps in your childhood or as a young adult – that stirred up a conviction in you that music, in some way, shape or...

Front & Center: Anna Bulbrook, Musician, Girlschool Founder

By Justine Souchack   Anna Bulbrook is a Los Angeles-based musician and violinist, member of the Airborne Toxic Event, and founder of Girlschool. She has lent her musical talents to many high profile artists, including Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros,...

Front And Center: Sabrina Lentini, Guitarist And Singer

https://youtu.be/-ihxXmB_OZw Front And Center: Sabrina Lentini, Guitarist And Singer By Myki Angeline When music is in your heart and soul, there is nothing else that comes before it. That is why Sabrina Lentini has focused on nothing else; turning her passion for...