Pageant Queen turned indie-rocker Caroline Weinroth joins me on the podcast this week to talk about Cinema Hearts, the band for which she serves as lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter. We talk about her experience as a contender for Miss Virginia, and how that experience inspired the band’s EP, Your Ideal. Caroline’s insight and openness stopped me in my tracks a few times during this conversation and I can’t wait for you to hear it, as well as a couple of tracks from the album. Listen up!
Caroline Weinroth is a musician, educator, writer, and arts advocate from the Washington, DC area. She has a Masters of Fine Arts in Poetry Creative Writing and a Bachelor of Arts in Theater and Audio Engineering, both from George Mason University.
Caroline is the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for Cinema Hearts. Cinema Hearts has performed at concert halls and rock clubs, including Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Museums, Arena Stage, AMP by Strathmore, Black Cat, DC9, and more. With Cinema Hearts, Caroline has toured to New York, Philadelphia, and other cities. She has produced four music videos and written three albums of original songs.
Caroline is passionate about creating all-ages performance spaces. She has organized hundreds of open mic nights and concerts for young performers, collaborating with Girls Rock camps, Fredericksburg All Ages, Music Production Club of GMU, and local schools.
Your Ideal – Cinema Hearts
Sister – Cinema Hearts
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Here’s my (in progress) Apple Music playlist featuring every song that has been played on the podcast. Some of the songs aren’t available on Apple Music, so not every song, but you get the idea.
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