The Science of Sound
on the MAKE stage

Sponsored by Michelin North America

iMAGINE Upstate presented the “2017 The Science of Sound” Stage as a part of the MAKE Experience sponsored by Michelin North America. The stage was designed to showcase the dynamism of the arts inherent in STEAM while providing engaging, entertaining, and hands-on learning activities for festival attendees. The experience featured performances from Upstate artists as well as a “Make Your Own Music” activity.

Check out last year's exciting performers!

Inside Out & Backwards

Performance Time: 11:05 AM

Band Information

Jacob Kiser - Guitar & Lead Vocals
Alex Hoverath - Lead Guitar & Backing Vocals
Phillip Stapleton - Drums
Patrick Alvis - Guitar and Bass
Ridley Crane - Bass and Backing Vocals
Homebase - Mauldin, SC

School - St. Joseph's Catholic School

Genre - Alternative Rock
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We are most excited to play in front of a live audience!

Gwyn Fowler

Performance Time: 11:50 AM

Band Information

Name: - Gwyn Fowler

Homebase - Greenville SC
Work - Math & Engineering Teacher at Dr. Phinnize J Fisher Middle School

Genre - Folk/Singer Songwriter
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Gwyn states that the aspect of the festival she is most excited for will be "[w]atching the community come together to integrate the arts with science, math, and engineering! The two overlap in more ways than we think!

DRUM Percussion

Performance Time: 1:30 PM

About DRUM Percussion Studio

Founded by Jason Currin, DRUM Percussion Studio is a music school where everyone, young and young at heart, comes together to experience, learn and share music. Offerings include classes, lessons and performing ensembles for early learners through adults as well as a wide range of scholastic programming to meet the needs of traditional schools, home schooling programs, and those with special needs, both on-site and on location.

Homebase - Greenville, SC
"Whether you’re seeking an introduction to music and rhythm, performance opportunities with others, preparation for college and career, or just some fun, you can find your rhythm at DRUM Percussion Studio."


Performance Time: 3:30 PM

Band Information

Logan Carroll -Lead Vocals, Pianos, and Synth
Tanner Corley - Guitars
Joe Montore - Bass
Richie Blanton - Drums
Homebase - Anderson, SC

School -Anderson University Graduates

Genre - Synth Rock
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POLYMATH describe themselves as "[a] group of aspiring artists and friends working together to connect with everyone we come in contact with. And we play some music to bridge the gap."

Ashford Band

Performance Time: 4:35 PM

Band Information

Chelsey Ashford
Tyler Zellmer
Moody Behery
Michael Inks
Patrick Noble
Ross Krieg
Homebase - Greenville, SC

Work: -STEAM Professionals from Greenville,SC

Genre - Soul, Blues, Indie, Folk
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Ashford band states: "We are a big band with a big sound! What gets us moving is funk, rock, and blues! We mostly play festivals, events, and weddings!"

Schedule of Events

11:05 AM-11:25 AMInside Out and Backwards Performance
11:50 AM-12:10 PMGwyn Fowler Performance
12:40 PM-1:25PMBeyond the Driving Test: Presentation by Michelin North America
1:30 PM-1:45 PMDRUM Percussion Performance
1:45 PM-2:00 PMFound Sound Activity Performance
2:05 PM-2:55 PMBeyond the Driving Test: Presentation by Michelin North America
3:35 PM-4:00 PMPOLYMATH Performance
4:35 PM- 5:00 PM Ashford Band Performance