This weeks artist is truly amazing! Ali is an up and coming musician who currently lives in Nashville where she studies at Belmont University. Check out her interview below to learn about this amazing talent!
Name Ali Henderson
Current Job "Full time student at Belmont University in Nashville TN majoring in songwriting with a minor in Vocal performance. Part time waitress at mellow mushroom!"
What is the normal day like in the life of a performer? "I write constantly. I draw inspiration from random conversations so I’m always writing things down. I’m co-writing with people in the industry, and always trying to network."
I am SO excited about this week's #FeaturedArtistFriday! In honor of Children's Hospital Week I thought that it would be AMAZING if this week's artist worked with children in the medical field. I immediately thought of Becca! She is a music therapist at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital which is a partner with the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals! Take a look at her interview below!
2. Place of Employment/ Job Position
Palmetto Health Children's Hospital/Child Life Supervisor and Music Therapist
3. How did you get involved in the arts?
Music has always been a passion. When I heard there was such a thing as music therapy-...
This past Friday I had the opportunity to attend a performance of Big Fish The Musical at Town Theatre in Columbia, SC. I was a little hesitant going to this performance not knowing much about it. I was pleasantly surprised with how touching the story was. The music was beautiful and there was some wonderful talent on the stage.
I can't wait to attend my next show at Town! The shows coming up are The Game's Afoot which runs March 2-18 and then Hairspray which runs May 11-26! Congratulations to the cast and the crew of Big Fish for a wonderful performance!
For tickets to an upcoming show at Town Theatre you...
Today was a BIG day for the arts in South Carolina. The South Carolina Arts Alliance held an arts rally at the South Carolina State House as well as a Legislative Luncheon that was held at the Capital City Club. Today was just one day of SC Arts Advocacy Week. The rally began with a performance by over 350 choral students that came from Richland District Two schools.
After the performance we headed into the state house to meet and greet the legislators and to encourage them to attend the luncheon. We handed out arts advocate buttons and bracelets as the legislators came through. It was a pleasure meeting so many other arts advocates and seeing some famil...