Vol State Presents
“Vol State Presents” is a 30 minute television program highlighting the visual and performing arts scene in middle Tennessee. We travel throughout the area to talk with artists and entertainers about their craft including what education and training is necessary to achieve their success.
Visual & Performing Arts Programs
For more information about the related academic programs at Vol State, choose from the following links:
- Visual and Performing Arts Department
- Art Program
- Music Program
- Commercial Music Program
- Recording Industry Management Program
- Theater Program
Our Program & Guests
Program four includes a profile of Dan Clark, the producer of Top Twenty Countdown on CMT, Melissa DuPuy discussing the origins of Bluegrass music, Richard Painter, an award winning artist who paints with fire and part two of our interview with Grammy award winning songwriter Marcus Hummon discussing the art of writing musical theater.
- Dan Clark "Behind the Scenes"
- Melissa DuPuy "Bluegrass 101"
- Richard Painter "Painting with Fire"
- Marcus Hummon "Renaissance Man"
Program three includes a profile of Jeff Hall, a set designer for stage shows throughout the county; Danielle McDaniel, “The Clay Lady”, who teaches clay design to children and adults; Scott Brooks, a digital animation artist with a large advertising agency and part 1 of an interview with Marcus Hummon, a Grammy award winning songwriter and musician.
Program two includes a profile of sculptor Alan LeQuire, best known for his Athena statue in the Parthenon and the Musica sculpture on Music Row, a behind the scene look at the Nashville Children’s Theater and their recent play “Suessical”, a look at what’s involved in producing a radio talk show with Vol State alum Tommy Stewart and an interview with former American Idol contestant, entertainer Kimberley Locke.
- Alan LeQuire
- Nashville Children’s Theatre
- Radio Station 99.7 WTN
- Kimberley Locke, follow Kimberley on Twitter, become a Kimberley fan on Facebook
Our premier program included stories about the Nashville Shakespeare in the Park series, the role of a recording studio engineer, a profile of a wood carving artist and an interview with Bluegrass and Grand Ole Opry legend Jesse McReynolds.