13 episodes

The arts are essential to the lives of people of all ages and a powerful tool for building community. Join Joshua Vickery, Founder & Executive Director of Central Florida Community Arts, as he interviews guests who are changing the world through the arts, one life at a time. Whether you want to learn about creating community through the arts, be moved by the stories of our people, or be inspired to make a change in your community, this is the podcast for you.

Our Stories: Art and Community CFCArts

    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

The arts are essential to the lives of people of all ages and a powerful tool for building community. Join Joshua Vickery, Founder & Executive Director of Central Florida Community Arts, as he interviews guests who are changing the world through the arts, one life at a time. Whether you want to learn about creating community through the arts, be moved by the stories of our people, or be inspired to make a change in your community, this is the podcast for you.

    Episode 13: The Founders

    Episode 13: The Founders

    Choir teacher, worship leader, and co-founder of CFCArts, Jonathan Cole joins Joshua Vickery as they discuss the beginnings of what we now know as Central Florida Community Arts.

    • 29 min
    Episode 12: Becoming Fearless

    Episode 12: Becoming Fearless

    Music and theatre teacher Erin Boone joins Joshua Vickery to reminisce on her defining moments as an educator in her journey of becoming fearless. 

    • 28 min
    Episode 11: A Gift to Share

    Episode 11: A Gift to Share

    Artist and educator Jamaal Solomon joins Joshua Vickery to tell his story of performance through church, military, and within the "juggernaut" of CFCArts. Originally recorded in late June, 2020. 

    • 29 min
    Episode 10: An Artist's Identity

    Episode 10: An Artist's Identity

    CFCArts Director of Choral Programs Brandon Fender describes the artist's life through the lens of his own musical upbringing and discusses the influence of CFCArts in artistic community-building.

    • 28 min
    Episode 9: Theatre for All

    Episode 9: Theatre for All

    Joshua Vickery joins Leah Porrata, CFCArts Director of Education, Youth Programs & Academy, as they take a look back at her theatre influences, artistic impact, and stories of change-making within the organization. This episode was recorded in early May 2020. 

    • 31 min
    Episode 8: Rediscovering Your Musicianship

    Episode 8: Rediscovering Your Musicianship

    CFCArts board member and orchestra musician LaTasha Barnes joins Joshua Vickery to discuss her artistic journey in picking up her flute again. This podcast was recorded in early May.  

    • 28 min

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