Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Art of Speaking Poetry

“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” – Leonard Cohen I recently brought my friend, voice-over legend Don Wescott, to speak to a group of students who’ve made voice … Continue reading

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To an English Friend in Africa

Students from Wren’s December 2017 Art of Speaking Poetry class — Jenn Rajala, Christine Rinaldi, Holly Miller, Kathy Zerlin, and Matthew Greif — perform To an English Friend in Africa, a poem by Ben Okri. From Wren: “This poem, by Ben … Continue reading

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At the Funeral of my Grandfather

Holly Miller performs At the Funeral of my Grandfather, a poem by Andrew Miller. Holly Miller has been a voice actress for four years.  She is active in Community Theater and has a weekly radio program width Audio Journal, a … Continue reading

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The Journey

Kathy Zerlin performs The Journey, a poem by Mary Oliver. Kathy Zerlin is a Boston area vocalist and an aspiring voiceover artist. Her New Year’s resolution is to delve deeper into her artistic pursuits, relinquishing the excuse that “life got … Continue reading

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A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim

Jenn Rajala performs A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim, a poem by Walt Whitman. Jenn Rajala has studied voice-over with Wren Ross for 8 years, and has applied that skill-set as a reader for the blind … Continue reading

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The Invitation

Christine Rinaldi reads The Invitation, a poem by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. Christine’s bio and statement are forthcoming.

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If We Only Have Love

Matthew Greif performs If We Only Have Love, a poem by Jacques Brel. From Matthew: “As a former National Park ranger in Boston, I have had many opportunities to speak in public.  I have also had some prior experience in … Continue reading

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