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Episode 15: The Arts Choose Us

CFCArts resident music therapist Ashley Lewis joins Joshua Vickery as she explores "the pull" of the arts on our lives and how it ultimately led to her career in the arts today.

Episode 15: The Arts Choose Us2020-09-03T15:10:23-04:00

Episode 14: The Heart of an Artist

Father, husband, drummer, and former board chair Chad Faulkenberry discusses the service-minded nature of an artist and why arts make us better people.

Episode 14: The Heart of an Artist2020-08-06T17:33:19-04:00

Episode 13: The Founders

Choir teacher, worship leader, and co-founder of CFCArts, Jonathan Cole joins Joshua Vickery as they discuss the beginnings of what we now know as Central Florida Community Arts.

Episode 13: The Founders2020-07-23T15:54:34-04:00

Episode 12: Becoming Fearless

Music and theatre teacher Erin Boone joins Joshua Vickery to reminisce on her defining moments as an educator in her journey of becoming fearless.

Episode 12: Becoming Fearless2020-07-16T15:33:40-04:00

Episode 11: A Gift to Share

Artist and educator Jamaal Solomon joins Joshua Vickery to tell his story of performance through church, military, and within the "juggernaut" of CFCArts. Originally recorded in late June, 2020.

Episode 11: A Gift to Share2020-07-09T15:52:11-04:00

Episode 10: An Artist’s Identity

CFCArts Director of Choral Programs Brandon Fender describes the artist's life through the lens of his own musical upbringing and discusses the influence of CFCArts in artistic community-building.

Episode 10: An Artist’s Identity2020-07-02T10:36:35-04:00

Episode 9: Theatre for All

Joshua Vickery joins Leah Porrata, CFCArts Director of Education, Youth Programs & Academy, as they take a look back at her theatre influences, artistic impact, and stories of change-making within the organization. This episode was recorded in early May 2020.

Episode 9: Theatre for All2020-06-25T11:12:52-04:00

Episode 8: Rediscovering Your Musicianship

CFCArts board member and orchestra musician LaTasha Barnes joins Joshua Vickery to discuss her artistic journey in picking up her flute again. This podcast was recorded in early May.

Episode 8: Rediscovering Your Musicianship2020-06-18T14:25:23-04:00

Episode 7: Fostering Growth

Former CFCArts board chair Sara Brady joins Joshua Vickery to discuss the business side of growing a performing arts non-profit. Originally recorded in early May, 2020.

Episode 7: Fostering Growth2020-06-09T14:55:31-04:00

Episode 6: One Teacher

Donald Rupe, Founder and Director of the CFCArts Theatre, joins Joshua Vickery to talk about how one committed performing arts teacher changed his life, sending him on a journey to become a theatre director and writer. Originally recorded in early May, 2020.

Episode 6: One Teacher2020-06-03T23:14:32-04:00