What is your instrument of choice?
I would say definitely the human voice and being a choral director. Just like an organist play the keys on their organ, as a choral director, your singers are your instrument. But rather than playing them, the task is to get them to sound the best that they can sound. It is quite complex. Continue reading
Growing up in San Francisco, I have been around all kinds of music. I’ve always been interested in how different influences can shape a musician’s creations. Having been fortunate enough to work with artists from many different genres and backgrounds, I have been exposed to a wide range of styles. Through the Outfluence series of interviews, I hope to learn about the journeys of the the musicians who have mentored me most over the years and possibly discover how these musicians have shaped me and my creations as well.
For my first interview, I spoke with Jon Bernson, a songwriter/recordist/teacher who introduced me to the world of modern music. Continue reading
The first WAVE of Sunset Media Wave is in session! We’ve brought together 12 high school students from all over San Francisco to collectively build a teen culture blog and to explore their many interests and passions using the world wide web as their vehicle. Now, it’s time to meet the contributors, so without further ado, let’s get to know the team! Continue reading