On The CreatiVets Podcast, Richard Casper, Hannah LaFary, and Brett Gillan host guests from the veteran, music and arts communities to talk about everything from war stories to life as a full-time creative to the effects that art and music can have on unseen wounds of war. This is a space for veterans and civilians alike! You don’t want to miss it! - Richard Casper, CreatiVets co-founder and Executive Director - Hannah LaFary, Creativets Community Outreach Coordinator - Brett Gillan, CreatiVets Program Director https://creativets.org
Writing/Producing Until It Feels Like Home - Jeff Coplan
Jeff Coplan is a #1 songwriter (Angel Eyes by Love and Theft), the producer and bass session player for CreatiVets studio sessions as well as the lead guitarist for country rock band, Blackjack Billy. We discuss the magic that is created in Nashville studio sessions as well as Jeff's experience writing "Until It Feels Like Home" with veteran Jesse Schertz that has been released TODAY!!! - IG: jeffcoplan
Expanding Your Voice - Mark Thress
Mark Thress is a classical and commercial musician, a vocal instructor at Belmont University and the founder of Vocal 360. We discuss vocal hacks as well as the link between the brain and the voice. - https://www.markthress.com/ - IG: markthress
Marine's Journey From Homelessness to Happiness - Greg Pihs
CreatiVets songwriting alumni, Greg Pihs, discusses his upbringing, life in the Marines and adapting back to civilian life. - https://gregpihs.com/
From West Point to Music Career - Luke Pell
Luke Pell discusses his music career and his life attending Westpoint.
Photography As A Career - Jason Myers
Jason Myers is a professional photographer who currently resides in Nashville, TN. He has an extensive portfolio from athletes such as Muhammad Ali and Mariano Rivera to political figures like Barack Obama to country music stars like Jason Aldean. He has also photographed a number of our CreatiVets veterans. Listen to how he left his "sure thing" career for an unknown career in photography.
How It All Started (Part 2)
Richard Casper, USMC and co-founder of CreatiVets, talks about his experience going to war , its lingering effects after coming home and how that led to his discovery of the healing powers of art and music.