Tag: Vermont musicians

I am a Vermont Artist: KeruBo

I am a Vermont Artist: KeruBo

Posted: November 19, 2020

Burlington Afro-jazz singer Irene Kerubo Webster, who goes by the stage name KeruBo, uses her voice to heal and inspire. Her latest song and music video, “Hakuna Lolote,” is a message of hope and comfort for the African and New American Vermonters she serves as a social worker. The… Read More
Composing the Rural Imaginary with Otto Muller

Composing the Rural Imaginary with Otto Muller

Posted: October 8, 2020

Step outside—into the yard or street, or the parking lot—and take note of as many boundaries as you can: where the grass meets the road, where private becomes public, where the radio station turns to static. This is what composer and educator Otto Muller has been doing to prepare… Read More
Art in the Time of Covid: Musicians Uncovered

Art in the Time of Covid: Musicians Uncovered

Posted: September 24, 2020

When the pandemic hit Vermont, musician and youth counselor Emily Musty Zanleoni was quick to adapt her work for a digital world. In fall 2019, Emily started working with a new program of the Upper Valley Music Center (UVMC), Musicians as Mentors (M2), to connect youth with professional musicians. Raised… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Samirah Evans

I am a Vermont Artist: Samirah Evans

Posted: May 19, 2020

When Samirah Evans was displaced from New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina’s destruction, she had already made her mark as a vocalist in the worldwide heart of jazz and blues. During her career as a performing artist, Samirah has fronted her own band, toured internationally in top concert venues and festivals, and shared stages… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: John Hughes

I am a Vermont Artist: John Hughes

Posted: February 19, 2020

John has worked in fields as disparate as blacksmithing, glassblowing, sculpture, and dance. However he is quick to assert that all of these making activities are, for him, explorations of the same fundamental questions about matter and consciousness. He currently works primarily as a musician, instrument builder, and educator who… Read More
I am a Vermont Artist: Mingmar Tsering

I am a Vermont Artist: Mingmar Tsering

Posted: August 2, 2019

“I arrived in Vermont from the Land of Snow,” explains Migmar Tsering, referring to Tibet, his country of birth. Since moving to the Green Mountain State, his life as an artist has evolved in many ways. Migmar shared his thoughts about being a Vermont artist.      How has living as an… Read More