Music

Tilda — MUSICIAN




Interview with musician Tilda —   1. Who are you and what do you do? I’m Tilda, a French singer and songwriter based in Montreal, Québec, Canada. I grew up in Paris, in a family coming from Mediterranean islands called Corsica and Sardinia. I just released a new pop-electro EP “Nuits Blanches,” in addition to […]

Paul Hazel — AUDIO ARTIST




Interview with Audio artist Paul Hazel —   1. Who are you and what do you do? I am a white guy of a certain age with a mixed Anglo-French heritage. I am divorced but have two lovely children. I live with a generous, intelligent, and honourable woman who is a visual artist. My family […]

An Orchestra Adopts a City — MUSIC




  BALTIMORE — From the outside, Lockerman-Bundy Elementary School looks forbidding, a tan monolith built in the 1970s. Some of the rowhouses across the street are boarded up — reminders of the cycles of poverty and abandonment this city has struggled with for years.           Cover Photo Credit: Toya Sarno Jordan […]

Veterans find healing in Art – ART EMPOWERS




A veteran finds healing in the arts and then helps others. ‘A Way to Talk About It,’ finding healing in art and then helping others.   For Futher Information —   CreatiVets’ mission is to provide combat veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury with opportunities to use art, music, and creative writing […]

Thierry Mesquita — ARTIST/MUSICIAN




  Entretien avec l’artiste / musicien Thierry Mesquita — 1. Qui êtes-vous et que faites-vous? mon nom est Thierry Mesquita Je suis artiste peintre et musicien     2. Pourquoi l’art? C’est  la musique qui m’a attiré en PREMIER dans ses filets , je devais avoir 16 ans ; et de suite j’ai ressenti le besoin […]

Zara Thustra — MUSIC




Inteview with musician Zara Thustra — 1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Zara Thustra. At this point, I suppose Time Traveller is the best way to describe my occupation; I travelled from my own time, 500 years in the future, when the last people are about to perish from […]

Filipe Batalha — MUSICIAN




Interview with musician Filipe Batalha —   1. Who are you and what do you do? Hi! I am Filipe Batalha and I am the vocalist and guitar player for Melodraw. Melodraw is a band I started in 2006 in Ericeira, near Lisbon, and we play alternative rock, or, as we like to call it, […]

Matt Vucic — MUSICIAN




Interview with musician and songwriter Matt Vucic — 1. Who are you and what do you do? I would consider myself a songwriter first. I also am a drummer, composer, and producer. Below is an excerpt from my bio. “Matt Vucic’s musical roots are steeped in Pittsburgh Brass Soul, World Afro Pop and Americana. He […]

Justin Johnson — MUSICIAN




Arts Illustrated’s interview with Musician Justin Johnson —     1. Who are you and what do you do? My name is Justin Johnson and I am a multi-instrumentalist, with my passions centering around performing and recording Roots Music.  I love to chase musical genres back to their roots to tell a new story with […]

Hilary Hahn — MUSICIAN




  “Creativity” is one of the most misused terms in the lexicon. We assume that all artists are creative, and we assume that creativity is something wild, unfettered and liberating. But not every classical musician would agree. First, honing an interpretation of someone else’s work is at the very least a different kind of creativity […]