Tag Archives: Music Business

Meet Singer-Songwriter Scott Hildebrand

Scott Hildebrand is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, whose music pulls from genres such as the Chicago Blues of his hometown, as well as Indie Folk, Americana and Rock & Roll. Through his musical journeys he strives to inspire open-mindedness and … Continue reading

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Meet Saraswathi Ranganathan

Saraswathi is an Indian Raga Artist. She is a cross cultural, ambassador, performer, composer and educator. Her mission is one stage, one music, one community. Saraswathi sings and plays a very beautiful instrument called the Veena, which is the National … Continue reading

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How Do I “Make It” In the Music Business?

This is a common question that I hear on a regular basis. People are looking for a road map to success. The fact is, there is no road map, because “making it” means different things to different people. Of course, … Continue reading

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Meet Cheryl Renée

Cheryl Renée is a dynamic and extremely popular Blues bandleader, keyboardist, and song stylist. She has been dubbed “Goddess of the Blues” as she has traveled the world with her special brand of this wonderful American artform. Check out Cheryl … Continue reading

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Meet Producer Kevin Smith!

Chicago native, Kevin Smith is an American composer, arranger, producer, vocalist and keyboardist who is Chicago-based. He is a current member of the rhythm and blues band known as the Chicago Catz. Kevin’s musical style is considered eclectic. Having been … Continue reading

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Meet American Opera Composer Michael Ching

Michael Ching is a composer, conductor, and music administrator. A prolific and eclectic composer, he is best known nationally as the composer of innovative operas, including his a cappella adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. His other major operas … Continue reading

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Meet the Talented Deb Doetzer (Part 1 of 2)

This week on the Business Savvy Singer, Dr. Greta Pope sits down with Deb Doetzer. Deb Doetzer is a proud member of the performer unions SAG-AFTRA and AEA. She is represented exclusively by Stewart Talent in Chicago and New York, … Continue reading

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Meet Edward W. Wimp, Esq.

Edward W. Wimp Esq. is an attorney, MBA and has been very involved in the area of Entertainment Business. Ed has worked as a road manager with the legendary band Earth Wind and Fire. He has also been road manager … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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SoundCheck – February 12, 2021

SoundCheck with Dr. Greta Pope – Charles Andrew Gardner & Troy Pryor So excited to be hosting a new webinar series entitled SoundCheck, a vibrant weekly conversation with Singers, Voice-over Artists, Audio Book Actors and others who use their voices professionally. … Continue reading

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