The Masterlink Podcast

Dealing With Mental Health In Popular Music (with Jenn Clempner)

October 23, 2021 Jenn Clempner Season 1 Episode 37
The Masterlink Podcast
Dealing With Mental Health In Popular Music (with Jenn Clempner)
Show Notes

Stefan Redtenbacher (Redtenbacher's Funkestra) and James Welch (Masterlink Productions) talk to  Jenn Clempner.

Jenn is a Singer-Pianist, Music Director for theatre and choirs, an Independent Vocal Coach, Multi-instrumentalist, Mental Health advocate & Lecturer in Music.

She talks frankly and openly about her struggles with mental illness throughout her career and her passion and drive to create change and highlight these issues in today's education system.

Her journey through the music industry is wide and varied starting as a session musician for indie-pop outfit The Hoosiers (Sony BMG), with whom she toured the UK and Europe. She then became a freelance session musician in London (vocals, keyboards, piano, flute and percussion) and combined this with managing independent record label, Beatroute Records in 2008.

She joined the Royal Northern College of Music in 2016, introducing Stagecraft and Communication for Singers to the Pop programme and has recently been appointed External Examiner for ICMP London.

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