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Innovating Music

75 EpisodesProduced by Gigi JohnsonWebsite

In this Innovating Music podcast, we talk about disruptive technologies in music. Hosted by Gigi Johnson and produced by the UCLA Center for Music Innovation at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, we bring together unique voices from inside and outside of the music industry. As Kevin Kelly has b… read more


From a Sketch to an App to Change How We Sing

Andrew Goren at 20 has built Harmony Helper, a newly launched app, from his own experiences and observations in the live stage rehearsal and audition environment. He has built his undergraduate program around this work, and brought together a team of professionals to see it launched. Andrew shares some of that journey as well as his experiences in building and launching a product based on drawings from when he was 13. Enjoy this perspective on building needed tools and think about your own journey . . . what could you have built by the age of 20?

Guest: Andrew Goren, Founder & CEO, Harmony Helper

Andrew Goren is the founder and CEO of Harmony Helper. As a passionate and young musical theatre actor, Andrew has been on a quest since the age of 12 to develop the perfect way to learn and sharpen singing and harmonizing abilities. From early work as a working performer, including time at the Paper Mill Playhouse Summer Conservatory, he has accumulated unique insights and vision have led to the creation of the newly launched Harmony Helper app. With his leadership of recruited professionals, Harmony Helper is designed to help singers effectively practice and improve singing performance anywhere, anytime... Andrew is on leave to launch the product from being an undergraduate in a custom-designed major in theatre, tech, business, and entrepreneurship at Drexel University.

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