Backstage Pass with Eric Vetro

Backstage Pass with Eric Vetro

There’s one special thing the most famous singers in the world have in common: Eric Vetro. From Camila Cabello to Shawn Mendes, to John Legend, vocal coach Eric Vetro has guided your favorite singers during some of the most iconic moments of their musical lives. On Backstage Pass, Eric’s celebrity students retrace their vocal journeys, from the very first song they ever sang, through notable challenges in their careers. Listen to Ariana Grande talk about the blessing and curse of perfect pitch. Hear Chloe Bailey’s transformation from singing at a summer camp to signing with Beyoncé. Eric is part therapist, part life coach as listeners become privy to the intimate relationship between student and teacher. You’ll hear these singers as you've never heard them before, and you may even learn to sing a little better yourself.

Episodes

November 17, 2022 14 min

Sharing a preview of a new Pushkin show, Where There’s a Will, which searches for the surprising places Shakespeare shows up outside the theater. You’ll hear Shakespeare doing rehabilitative work in a maximum security prison, helping autistic kids to communicate, shaping religious observances, in the Oval Office, and even at the center of a deadly riot in New York City. Uncover the ways Shakespeare endures in our modern society, an...

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In her new Pushkin audiobook Inside Voice: My Obsession with How We Sound, actress/writer/director/producer Lake Bell goes down some fascinating rabbit holes, exploring the psychology and social science of our voices.  But you gotta start with the mechanics.  In this excerpt you’ll hear Lake's conversation with ENT doc to the stars Dr. Randolph Schnitman. He's treated the who’s who of music, strengthening and even saving th...

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December 15, 2021 31 min

Superstar Colombian singer Juanes has collected over 20 Latin Grammy wins and 2 Grammys throughout his career so far. In this episode, Juanes talks to Eric about how he has always been able to get through difficult moments with music. They’ll also chat about how Juanes’ Colombian roots influenced his hits La Camisa Negra and Fijate Bien. You’ll even hear Juanes perform his take on an American classic.

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December 15, 2021 27 min

Sabrina Carpenter may only be 22, but the singer and actress has made a name for herself in music, TV, film, and on the Broadway stage. In this Interview, Sabrina and Eric talk about how she turned her childhood dreams into a real career, the differences between singing on tour versus a Broadway stage, and how the writing process can help clarify situations - especially with her song Sue Me.

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December 8, 2021 21 min

With hits like Havana, Señorita, Never Be the Same, and Don’t Go Yet, it might be surprising that as a kid Camila Cabello hated being in the spotlight. In this interview, Camila and Eric talk about overcoming her shyness, how she’s built her career since The X Factor, and finding her own voice.

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December 1, 2021 30 min

Chloe Bailey is probably most famously known as one half of the sister group Chloe x Halle, but through her acting, choreography, producing, and solo music career she’s got the entertainment market covered. In this interview, Eric talks with Chloe about why she learned to produce her own music, how the private Chloe is so different than the public Chloe, and how her family jokes that - as the world’s biggest Beyoncé fan - she manif...

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December 1, 2021 34 min

You may know Stephanie Beatriz as an actor in Brooklyn 99, but after starring in In the Heights and Encanto, she proved she’s a singer as well! In this interview, Stephanie and Eric talk about her being Disney’s first Latinx Disney princess, Lin Manuel Miranda, what it means to see yourself on screen, and how to train your voice and sing while pregnant.

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November 17, 2021 35 min

Broadway, movies, TV - singer/actor/voiceover artist Vanessa Hudgens does it all. In this interview, Eric and Vanessa talk about musicals, movies, and Vanessa’s newest project, Tick, Tick... Boom! They also discuss how they prepare her extremely versatile voice to meet the diverse challenges of voiceover work, movie musicals, and the Broadway stage.

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November 10, 2021 31 min

In this episode, Eric talks with Rosalía about how her perfectionism and her incredible work ethic helped create her amazing career. She also reveals why she incorporated flamenco music into her own unique sound, how she developed her voice, and how it felt performing at the 2019 Latin Grammys while in a difficult headspace because of a death in the family.

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November 3, 2021 37 min

In this episode, Eric talks with John Legend about why, at the height of his career, John started taking voice lessons, and how important it has been to learn how to maintain his voice for the long haul. They also chat about how working with Eric has influenced John’s own coaching on The Voice, his writing process, and how he creates songs. John even demonstrates how his favorite falsetto singers sound, from Curtis Mayfield to Prin...

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October 27, 2021 36 min

We don’t think of world-famous singers having anxiety about performing their songs for live audiences. But the truth is, sometimes they do. In this episode, Eric talks with Shawn Mendes about how hard he has worked to get comfortable trusting the process and trusting his voice.

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October 20, 2021 36 min

Eric talks with Ariana Grande about her vocal range, how Broadway influences her music, touring, and the struggles of perfect pitch, and how it can be both a blessing and a curse. We also get to learn more about Eric and how being a vocal coach is all about listening and thinking on his feet.

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There’s one special thing the most famous singers in the world have in common: his name is Eric Vetro. From Ariana Grande to Shawn Mendes to John Legend, vocal coach Eric Vetro has been by the sides of your favorite singers for some of the most iconic moments in their careers. On Backstage Pass, Eric’s celebrity students retrace their vocal journeys, from the very first song they ever sang, through the challenges they faced in the ...

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