This week on Sunday Morning Townsquare, Paul speaks with:

  • Glenn Del Vecchio, Grand Rapids Ballet
  • Casey Stratton, singer/songwriter/musician

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  • Casey Stratton, singer/songwriter/musician

I'm joined by singer, songwriter, musician Casey Stratton. Casey and I chat about what came first; his interest in singing or piano, the ease at which he's been able to learn other instruments, when he knew he wanted to pursue music as a livelihood, his love of Tori Amos, what's fueled his creative process for the three projects (Potential Space (Music From and Inspired By the Play), Wait By the Water EP, and The Calling of the Crows) he's released in 2012, the cathartic nature of The Calling of the Crows, the pros and cons of having a major label record deal versus independently distributing your own music and vice versa, advice for independent musicians, his work on JD Urban's Everyday People Project, and more…..

Casey Stratton http://www.caseystratton.com/
On Facebook http://www.facebook.com/caseystrattonmusic

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  • Glenn Del Vecchio, Grand Rapids Ballet

I'm also joined by Glenn Del Vecchio of the Grand Rapids Ballet. Glenn and I chat about some of the things he had on his checklist to transform put the Grand Rapids Ballet on the map even more, the annual performance of The Nutcracker at DeVos Hall on Sunday, December 16 and December 21-23, upcoming 2013 performances, some of the places around the globe Grand Rapids Ballet Company dancers have recently been performing, the audition process, and more…..

Grand Rapids Ballet http://www.grballet.com/
On Facebook http://www.facebook.com/grballet
The Nutcracker at DeVos Hall Sunday, December 16 and December 21-23 http://www.grballet.com/ticket-information/

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I do hope you'll have a chance to tune in! I'm really looking forward to introducing you to folks around West Michigan every week who are helping to positively shape our area with their music, their art, their bold business ideas, and the causes they're passionate about!

~Paul Jendrasiak