SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope

SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope is a vibrant weekly conversation with Singers, Voice-over Artists, Audio Book Actors and others who use their voices professionally. Join us on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. CDT. Join us on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/kaufherrcenter

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SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope – Edward Wimp

SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope & Edward Wimp

SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope is a vibrant weekly conversation with Singers, Voice-over Artists, Audio Book Actors and others who use their voices professionally. Join us on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. CDT. Join us on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/kaufherrcenter

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Michael James Scott…The Incomparable Broadway Star!

Join Dr. Greta Pope this week as she sits down with the incomparable Michael James Scott. In this episode, they chat about the exciting broadway roles Michael has had over the years and how he got to where he is today.

Michael James Scott has played the Genie in Disney’s Aladdin internationally including Broadway, London, the North American Tour and originating the role in the Australian Production for which he won the prestigious Helpmann Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.


He’s also known for originating the role of the Minstrel on Broadway in Something Rotten and originating Dr. Gotswana (aka The Maggots Guy) in the Tony-winning phenomenon The Book of Mormon. Other Broadway credits include Mamma Mia, Tarzan, All Shook Up, The Pirate Queen, Elf, and Hair.

On the West End, he was the associate choreographer and performed in the Broadway revival transfer of Hair. Off-Broadway, co-starring in Here’s to the Public opposite Donna McKechnie, and was also part of the concert cast of Jerry Springer: The Opera at Carnegie Hall. He was the standby for the legendary Ben Vereen in the Int. tour of Fosse, taking over the role in Paris, France at the Théâtre du Châtelet. Outside NYC, original Las Vegas Co. of Jersey Boys and in Shrek the Musical as the Donkey at the famous St. Louis Muny.


Regional credits include Aida, Ragtime, South Pacific, Cinderella and Little Shop of Horrors to name a few. Numerous television and film appearances including The Carrie Diaries (The WB), Independent Woman (Feature Film), The View (ABC), The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (NBC), The Late Show with Conan O’Brien (NBC), Good Morning America (ABC), The Today Show (NBC) The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (CBS), The TONY Awards (CBS) and the new Showtime series Black Monday.


He was a member of the critically acclaimed singing group The Broadway Boys and Grammy-nominated Broadway Inspirational Voices and he can be heard on many original Broadway cast albums, multiple studio recordings, and the Broadway Boy’s debut Album Lullaby of Broadway.

He was a member of the critically acclaimed singing group The Broadway Boys and Grammy-nominated Broadway Inspirational Voices and he can be heard on many original Broadway cast albums, multiple studio recordings, and the Broadway Boy’s debut Album Lullaby of Broadway. MichaelJamesScott.com

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SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope – Valerie Banks

SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope & Valerie Banks

SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope is a vibrant weekly conversation with Singers, Voice-over Artists, Audio Book Actors and others who use their voices professionally. Join us on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. CDT. Join us on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/kaufherrcenter

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ONLINE Huddle – Weekly Music Business Classes

On March 31st The PrivateMusicStudio.net began a new cohort of students for the popular ONLINE Huddle series of classes. The classes take place weekly on Wednesdays, and cover important topics to performers, such as Branding Yourself, Using Social Media, Planning Your Next Recording Project, and so much more!

This exciting cohort includes a diverse group of professional performers. Geographic areas represented are Swaziland, Jamaica and the U.S. (Indiana, Virginia, Georgia and Illinois).

Classes run from March 31st until June 2nd. The next Cohort will begin on October 6, 2021. Reserve your space today! For more information click https://privatemusicstudio.net/p/private-music-studio-online-huddle.

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SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope – Barbara Ann Martin

SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope & Barbara Ann Martin

SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope is a vibrant weekly conversation with Singers, Voice-over Artists, Audio Book Actors and others who use their voices professionally. Join us on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. CDT. Join us on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/kaufherrcenter

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Meet the Classical Diva – Barbara Ann Martin (Part 2 of 2)

In this second part of a two-part series, Greta continues her discussion with Barbara Ann Martin. Barbara received her Bachelor and Master degrees from the famed Juilliard School of Music and has had exciting performing opportunities in many parts of the world. Listen as Barbara talks about how she became the performer she is today.

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Meet the Classical Diva – Barbara Ann Martin (Part 1 of 2)

Meet this week’s guest, Barbara Ann Martin. She received her Bachelor and Master degrees from the famed Juilliard School of Music and has had exciting performing opportunities in many parts of the world. Listen as we talk about how she became the performer she is today. Part 1 of a 2 episode show.

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Meet Richard Steele (Part 2/2)

In this two part episode Greta chats with Richard Steele. Richard Steele began his career as a singer in a high school doo-wop group. He has since become a Chicago broadcast legend and has been a presence in the Chicago broadcast market since 1970.

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Meet Richard Steele (Part 1/2)

In this two-part episode Greta chats with Richard Steele. Richard Steele began his career as a singer in a high school doo-wop group. He has since become a Chicago broadcast legend and has been a presence in the Chicago broadcast market since 1970.  Richard spent many years as a radio personality on some of Chicago’s top urban music stations. Steele made the transition to talk radio at mid-career and spent the next 28 years at WBEZ (Chicago’s NPR affiliate).

During that time, he became known for his probing interviews of newsmakers and pop culture icons. Richard Steele has also been a pledge host on WTTW (PBS) for more than twenty five years. Currently, he hosts a weekend jazz show on  the University of Chicago’s WHPK 88.5FM/WHPK.org. 

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