Independent artist, Melody Evans, stopped by to speak with Nancy about her life, art, and works.
Melody Evans studied for four years at the San Antonio School of Art and Craft and started her career as a potter but soon moved into making sculpture, large scale installations and drawings with collage and digital manipulations. This change coincided with her pursuit of a Master’s degree in the influential area of Northern California. Evans studied with nationally acclaimed artists Robert Brady and Stephen Kaltenbach, and has received numerous awards in her career; including first place in the National Visions in Clay
Will Henton stopped by to speak with Nancy about his life, works and about the arts scene in St. Louis.
Will is a Senior engineer / Thermal Lead for both F-15 and AV-8B programs specializing in avionics cooling distribution analysis, avionics thermal qualification testing, and overall aircraft thermal environments.
Pianist Adam Maness stopped by to speak with Nancy about the goings on in his life and his work.
Open Studio is an online collection of online lessons on jazz performance and theory.
As Open Studio's Creative Director, Adam Maness develops the curriculum of all of the courses, in addition to teaching his own popular course like Magic Voicing System, Piano Fingering Independence and more. Adam is a versatile pianist, arranger, composer, and producer whose performances, original compositions, and arrangements have been featured on numerous recordings and on national and international radio and television broadcasts.
Adam co-hosts the Open Studio podcast "You'll Hear It" with Peter Martin.
Adam leads his new dynamic modern string orchestra Pop! Pop! Pop! Pop! Pop! Pop! aims to celebrate the beauty and diversity of the popular song. This joyful collection of musicians never stops seeking out new ways of exploring the timeless songs that make up our shared musical identity.