Talking with Michael Orland and Peisha McPhee
Today I talk with Michael Orland and Peisha McPhee, song and voice coaches on American Idol. Hear what goes on getting contestants ready to go LIVE in front of millions each week.
Also, learn how YOU can get coached by these experts!
Plus, lots of other CRAFTCAST news, including a don't miss movie, an inspiring new "decore" book, and where to get Parisian Romance Fruit Tea that I've been drinking non-stop. (and no you don't have to go to Paris)
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MICHAEL ORLAND (Musical Director / Pianist) is currently the Pianist, Arranger and Associate Musical Director for the hit FOX-TV series AMERICAN IDOL. Through this amazing opportunity, Michael has appeared on OPRAH, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, ACCESS HOLLYWOOD and a record number of appearances on THE ELLEN SHOW. At the end of every IDOL season, Michael also accompanies the top 3 contestants to New York for appearances on REGIS & KELLY, CBS EARLY SHOW, and concerts on the plaza for THE TODAY SHOW. He has collaborated with music industry giants such as Burt Bacharach, Neil Sedaka, Diane Warren, Elton John, Dolly Parton, Martina McBride, Jennifer Lopez, and Tony Bennett all as a result of American Idol. He also served as a pianist/coach for the successful summer series AMERICA’S GOT TALENT (Seasons 1 & 2) and a few seasons back AMERICAN JUNIORS and has Associate Produced two hit singles (GOD BLESS THE U.S.A. and WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS LOVE) for AMERICAN IDOL as well as the hit compilation CD from AMERICAN JUNIORS.