Talented violist Richard O'Neill grew up in Sequim, WA, but he's known worldwide for his performances and for the youth orchestra he leads in South Korea.
seattle opera supernumeraries
Before the soprano sings, a corps of talented volunteers devote their time and energy to the Seattle Opera, but they're not behind the scenes. They are on stage, and they are the Supernumeraries!
Seattle Opera general director Speight Jenkins is retiring later this year, so PIE followed him around on a very busy "night at the opera" to make this tribute.
music: stephanie anne johnson
Stephanie Anne Johnson is a singer from Tacoma who made a name for herself last year on The Voice. She came by the PIE studio to talk about her inspirations and to sing a song.
Seattle's KEXP is a radio force to be reckoned with, and a beacon for the "Seattle sound" around the world. PIE visits their cramped quarters and takes a peek at the station's future.
Hip hop artist Fearce Vill is making a name for himself in Seattle and beyond.
music: tomo nakayama
Tomo Nakayama stops by the PIE studios to play guitar and sing one of his memorable tunes.
music: christopher son richardson
Filling the PIE studio with grace and artistry, young virtuoso pianist Christopher Son Richardson has received numerous honors, including performing at Carnegie Hall.
According to a local music writer, PonyHomie "creates synth-drenched pop with eerie vocal effects—a perfect dichotomy of raw, dark tunes that make you want to dance the night away." The Seattle group PonyHomie performs in the PIE studio.
music: industrial revelation
Industrial Revelation describes themselves as a "garage-jazz quartet," and have been called one of the most important combos in the city's history.