Miles Graham, singer

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music and who or what have been the most important influences on your musical life and career? That’s not something I think about too often. Music has just been a part of my life for as long as I know. I have my older siblings…

Jessica Victoria, singer-songwriter

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? Thus far, my career path has taken many twists and turns. It is hard to point to one source of inspiration, but one “Aha!” moment happened after I had participated in a music institute for two summers in Bridgeport, Connecticut. There, I collaborated with…

Gitta de Ridder, singer-songwriter

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? My early memories of music as a child were seeing my dad and granddad singing. Granddad was a rather well-known opera singer in Germany – his voice is still out there on YouTube and Spotify I found out recently! His name is ‘Anton de…

Judith Owen, singer-songwriter

The greatest pleasure comes from being a living breathing artist. From playing live, connecting with and making an audience laugh and cry. It’s what I always wanted… to connect. I remember my father telling me that if I my job was the thing I loved most in life, I’d be the luckiest person alive….

Jack Spann, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? My childhood was spent in Saint Louis, about a mile from the Mississippi River. When I was a little kid, there was still one (huge!) riverboat, “The Admiral”, that would cruise up and down the river every day. They had a steam calliope on…