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It’s My Job Podcast #11

Singer/songwriter, author, and speaker Ginny Owens is interviewed by Elora

In the eleventh episode of It’s My Job, Elora, a student in New York, interviews Ginny Owens, an award-winning singer/songwriter, author, and speaker. Elora and Ginny discuss school, music, songwriting, braille, and more. Listen to learn how Ginny decided to pursue a career in music and what her days are like as a busy musician and student!

Learn more about Ginny here.

Episode Eleven Vocabulary

Can you figure out what these words mean? (each word is hyperlinked to its definition from Lexico)




Braille Music

Both Elora and Ginny talked about braille music as a way to read and write musical notation. Want to learn more? Check out these websites:

Facts about Braille Music from the National Resource Center for Blind Musicians

Learn about Music Braille from the Braille Bug

Read the official details of the Braille Music Code from the Braille Authority of North America

Episode Eleven Tech Resources

Ginny shared with Elora about several different apps that are helpful to musicians and songwriters. Here are links to learn more:

Voice Memos (for Mac computers and iOS devices)

Garage Band (an app for iOS devices)

Garage Band (for Mac computers)

Hokusai (an app for iOS devices)

And here’s a link to the HIMS (manufactuerer) webpage about the BrailleSense Polaris Mini


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