ReVoicing the Future

Meet Gillian Desmarais, the K-12 Music Production and Engineering Teacher for Maplewood Public Schools in Minnesota. Gillian joins ReVoicing the Future, to share her journey into the music industry, how her passion for music technology spreads into the classroom, and to educate other teachers about incorporating the curriculum into their programs through Sound Tech Ed.
This month on ReVoicing the Future we're joined by Jinting Zhao, the founder of SHE-Q Audio and an audio engineer, and community-builder extraordinaire, who "by day" works in strategy, governance, and public policy for the government of Alberta, Canada.
Join Natalie and Steph for a belly-laugh-inducing, enlightening, authentic conversation with Shira Yevin of Gritty in Pink. We trace Shira's activism from her famous crashing of the Warped Tour and starting the women's stage to the creation of Gritty in Pink and their most recent project, the INPINK marketplace, all while recording and touring with her band, Shiragirl.
Whitney Brown Grissafi is the President of Ted Brown Music in Tacoma, WA, and sits on the NAMM Board of Directors' Executive Committee. She joins Natalie and Steph to reflect on finding one's unique strengths in a family business, the power of diversification, and the importance of trusting your people.
Happy International Women’s Month, belated International Women’s Day, and Women’s History Month. We’re excited to share the live recording of our session at The NAMM Show 2024!
She's a touring violinist, business owner of a music product company, and community builder with Women in Music. Cassandra Sotos of AmpRX joins ReVoicing the Future to share how a love of entrepreneurship has made it all possible.
In preparation for ReVoicing the Future's session at NAMM 2024, the team gets together to recap the previous years, where we challenged attendees to look inward to the ladders of our careers, to examine what we’re climbing, how we climb them, and to ensure that they’re the most authentic paths for us.
As a music educator, growing your own private studio can be a daunting business, but Kelly Riordan, founder of Outside the Bachs, built her business to help musicians build successful, full-time private lesson studios.
What do running a mastering business and vinyl pressing plant have in common?
Join Natalie, as she sits down with Erin Kessler, Marketing Director at Maple Leaf Strings and Vice President of NAMM Young Professionals. Erin shares her journey growing up in the music products industry, how joining the army made a profound impact on her life, and most importantly how she found her own confidence through comedy and improv.
In this crossover conversation, the teams behind the music industry podcasts True Peak Hour and ReVoicing the Future sit down to discuss the nuances of self advocacy, what the independent and in-house sides of the music business can learn from each other, and how we all met, all thanks to the renaissance of resources for women in music today.
In celebration of Women’s Equality Day on August 26th, ReVoicing the Future teamed up with JAM Industries to shine a light on some of the women behind the company. Join Natalie for a journey into the careers of Terri Shaw, Director of Sales for KMC Music & Davitt & Hanser, and Leann Ryan, Director of Product Development of The Music People.