Find out what happens when 15-year-old Teen Voices freelance writer, Annie Robinson, interviews Michala Todd, the star behind the E.P. Millions Of Pieces. The girls talk about singing, Todd's sentimental good luck charms, and exciting plans for an album to be released in 2012. This 18-year-old Toronto native is going places quickly! In January 2012, Todd was named “New Artist of the Month” for CKXS 99.1 FM with almost 90,000 votes!
Ruth Gerson, a talented musician noted as an underground songwriting master, has a lot to share with the world. Her music speaks volumes and it’s no wonder, because this woman has been through a lot. Growing up in a violent home, Ruth often used music as an outlet and a means of expressing herself. Instead of resorting to drugs or hanging out with the wrong crowd, Ruth turned to music. Teen Voices was very fortunate to speak with this musician about how she landed a spot in the music industry. During the conversation we learned more about how and why Ruth donates to domestic violence organizations. This empowering musician advocates for teen girls to realize that they can leave any violent situation and urges those who need it, to get and accept help.
Naomi Less is a music lover. She has been singing since she was a young girl and believes music is a very important part of life. Naomi wants to empower girls through her songs and hopes to change the world through her lyrics. Her first solo album, The Real Me, focuses on Naomi's personal experiences and offers advice to teen girls. Teen Voices' writer Annie Robinson, had the opportunity to interview Naomi on music, life, and enacting change.
Hanukah, the Winter Solstice, and Christmas are here. To put us in the right spirit, we're decorating our website with some seasonal art by an amazing teen artist named Amanda LaMunyon, 16, from Oklahoma.
To put us in the autumn spirit, we're decorating our website with some seasonal art from our readers.
Teen Voices is pleased to announce our free annual poetry event Poetically Speaking 2011! In partnership with Emerson College, we welcome you to join us Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Bill Bordy Theater, to unite teen girls for an empowering night of poetic performances. Teen girls from the Greater Boston Area write and perform their original poetry or spoken word pieces!
Sisters Jewel (20) and Blaire (17) Restaneo are the front women of the LA-based band Pixikill. From touring nationally with the musical Annie to the music industry of California, they have showcased their undeniable musical talents and infectious energy since they were in elementary school. Teen Voices' freelance writer Annie Robinson, 15, chatted with Blaire, one of the lead singers, on being in a band, working with her sister, and future plans for Pixikill.
Acclaimed singer songwriter Dar Williams is all about heartfelt music, poetry, spoken word, and following her muse. Teen Voices talks to the songstress to find out more about her musical journey towards self-discovery and expression.
Jazz saxophonist Grace Kelly composes and records" original music and" has performed all over the world. She" arranged music for a performance by the entire Boston Pops Orchestra, soloed with them--and she's only 16! Her passion for music will have you whislting a new tune!
Dancer and choreogrpaher Aparna Sindhoor" is adding a little spice to American dance. Aparna blends classical dance with music, stories, and dance moves from India and Europe. This woman is a serious mover and shaker!
Thirteen-year-old Priscilla Star Diaz a.k.a. P-Star is surely a knockout. This tiny titan has acted in movies and on stage," been on MTV, won a beauty pageant, and" has her own rap album. She has the big dogs in the entertainment industry seeing stars!