Musically Cogitating

Musically Cogitating

Musically Cogitating is a show about the relevance and importance of living music and how it impacts our everyday lives.

Recent Episodes

Career Exploration: Administration

July 14, 2021

In this episode, Ciyadh talks about a career in arts administration and the viability of that caree…

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Musically Cogitating on Podchaser

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Bookclub No. 1: The Revolution Will Not be Funded Pt. 2 Bo…

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About the Host

Ciyadh Wells


Ciyadh Wells is a multifaceted musician who prides herself in not only being an artist but also an activist, and a scholar. Born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Wells’ passion for music developed at a young age with her involvement in choir and band. Her skillset grew the more she honed her skills in private guitar lessons. After earning her Bachelors, Wells successfully pursued her Masters of Music in Instrumental Performance with a concentration in Applied String Pedagogy from the University of Louisville. She is currently working on her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Guitar Performance at the University of Georgia. As a scholar and educator, Wells believes everyone deserves access to art, which she advocates as being essential to society. Furthermore, her advocacy has made a difference in many young musicians’ lives. Ciyadh’s mission is to utilize the impact of music old and new, to manifest moments of meaningful change and to inspire community therein.