Music

iamseesings@gmail.com
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Christopher
Singleton Sr.
AKA: SeeSings
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SeeSings creates music that is thought provoking as well as motivational. His primary choice of expression is singing, but he started his journey as a poet. He is known for catchy yet impactful hooks and looks forward to sharing them in spaces in and around Charlotte.

“Don’t Be Scurred” is a song about his journey with imposter syndrome and it’s available to stream everywhere!

“Kids need to be singing this in schools”
Anonymous

“Don’t Be Scurred” was written specifically for the Rise themes Creative Mornings.

Outside of performing SeeSings is also a Children’s Book Author who is passionate about 🎹 and making it more accessible.

“Chris and Frankie: Intro To Our Ebony & Ivory Keys” is available to borrow from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library system!

info@bkspinz.com
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Claude
Whitfield
Backspinz Music Academy
AKA: Backspinz
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Claude Whitfield is a renowned motivational speaker, coach, and the visionary founder of Backspinz Music Academy, an innovative platform that blends music education with vocational training. With a passion for empowering the youth and a deep belief in the transformative power of music, Claude has dedicated his career to nurturing the next generation of musicians and music industry professionals.

His dynamic speaking style and insightful coaching methods inspire individuals to pursue their passions, overcome challenges, and realize their full potential. Through Backspinz Music Academy, Claude is making a tangible impact on the community by providing young artists with the skills, knowledge, and opportunities to succeed in the music business and beyond.

jasonplusproductions@gmail.com
Jason
Hackner
Jason Plus the MLC
AKA: Jason Plus the MLC
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Jason Plus The MLC, an R&B/pop group from Charlotte, North Carolina, has been shaping the music landscape since 2017. They aim to blend classic R&B and soul with modern flair. Their vibrant energy and cohesive sound have made waves across the Southeast, securing their place in Charlotte’s music scene. Their repertoire includes a diverse range of songs, ensuring an unforgettable entertainment experience.

Lead singer Jason Hackner, with his diverse musical background in pop, R&B, jazz, and theatre, brings his University of Michigan education and Chicago stage experience to the forefront. Founded by Mark Larson in 2011, the band features talented musicians who skillfully navigate through jazz, Latin beats, Americana, and original compositions, offering a captivating musical journey.

Frankexpression29@gmail.com
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Frank
Expression
Frank Expression, LLC
AKA: Frank Expression
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Frank Expression, Spoken Word Artist, Trumpet Player, and Event Curator is originally from Baltimore, MD, now lives in Charlotte, NC, began writing and performing original spoken word pieces in 2019 as a means of real self-expression. Playing trumpet since 2004 in honor of his late father, Frank Expression has been heavily involved with the art community by performing on the collegiate level, feature showcases, and curating his own enhanced poetic events in efforts to push the medium of poetry.

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phoenixdownrpg@gmail.com
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Teil
Taliesin
Phoenix Down RPG
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Classically trained oboist Teil Taliesin defines her own musical path through skill, curiosity, and determination. She is an active freelancer, performing with orchestras such as the Charlotte Symphony, International Lyric Academy, Principal of Rock Hill Symphony, sharing the stage with world-renown artists like Renée Fleming, Andrea Bocelli, Ben Sollee, Thorgy Thor, and more. In 2018 she performed Oboe and English horn with Disney’s Broadway production tour of Aladdin. Also in 2018, she won first place at the Columbus Invitational Arts Competition All-Star Event performing art songs by African-American women composers reimagined for Oboe and Looping Pedal. She is the co-Founder and Executive Director of Phoenix Down RPG and co-founder of Burnt Reeds, and serves as the Marketing and Social Media Board Chair for the International Alliance of Women in Music. Her latest event, Campfire Tales, combines live tabletop gaming with interactive improvisatory music in an innovative experience.