We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Dare to dream. Dreams DO come true.
In October, we invited music artists to submit Talenthouse portfolios to our #LiveYourDream invite for a chance to win an opportunity-packed trip to Los Angeles. Kali Rea from Colorado was one of many talented musicians who turned to Talenthouse for a chance to share their passion with the world. When asked about what being a musician means to her, Kali puts it this way, "I don't just make music--I live it." She got a major boost towards achieving her life-long goal of launching a successful music career when we announced that she would be our selected #LiveYourDream music artist. See Kali's announcement reaction...
I don't just make music--I live it.
Kali's whirlwind stay in L.A. included studio recording sessions, a chance to headline at a popular L.A. venue and more! See full #LiveYourDream trip details...
We're beyond excited to have been able to give Kali this life-changing opportunity. We hope her journey will inspire you as much as it's inspired us! Watch Kali and the Talenthouse team's reflections on her #LiveYourDream experience:
Browse photo highlights from Kali's trip:
Welcome to L.A.
Kali arrived at LAX on Dec 1 with two suitcases, an eager smile and a heart full of music.
From left to right: Jimmy Roc (Talenthouse), Kali Rea and Michael Eisler (Talenthouse) at LAX
As our selected #LiveYourDream artist, Kali Rea received $10,000.
Roman Scharf (Co-CEO, Talenthouse) with Kali Rea and Jimmy Roc (Talenthouse)
Miss Rea took the stage at West Hollywood's The Viper Room on the Sunset Strip, wowing a packed audience and performing an impromptu cover song with esteemed musician, singer-songwriter, record producer and founder of Eurythmics Dave Stewart.
Viper Room Marquee: Talenthouse Presents Kali Rea
Behind the Scenes
Brian Cox (behind the camera for Digital Iris Production) and Kali Rea
Jimmy Roc (Talenthouse) and Kali Rea made sure to find time in their busy #LiveYourDream schedule to... ROCK OUT!
Jimmy Roc and Kali Rea
Sweet Studio Session
Kali Rea recording at The Village
Rea and The Ringmaster
The rising super star also visited Dave Stewart's on the set of his BitsizeTV show, The Ringmaster.
Kali Rea and Dave Stewart, The Ringmaster at BitsizeTV Studio
Kali Rea Appearing on Dave Stewart's The Ringmaster
Dream Photo Shoot
Photographer Jim Morris captures Kali's experience with dream-inspired compositions at Santa Monica and Malibu beach.
Kali Rea (Photographed by Jim Morris)
Kali Rea - #LiveYourDream (Photographed by Jim Morris)
Immeasurable thanks to the Talenthouse partners that made it possible for Kali Rea to live her dream:
We're honored to offer life-changing opportunities for artists of all kinds and can't wait to help YOU make the most of your talent.
Don't miss your chance to #LiveYourDream.