Sage Soul Productions is a community development business with the goal of revitalizing communities by revolutionizing their events and expanding local music and art scenes. We strive to create diverse, welcoming spaces in which people from all walks of life can enjoy themselves and connect with one another, thereby building a more informed, accepting populace.
As the brain-child of Christopher Vincent (the man who enlivened Charleston with the inimitable Qiet), Sage Soul Productions brings a spirit of creativity and originality to all of the services we offer. With a strong background in building the careers of performance artists through productions and promotion, Sage Soul is not only highly skilled in creating engaging events and media, but also in ensuring that they are well attended, shared, and/or publicized. From nonprofit fundraisers to artist management, we have the the skills and experience to help make your projects successful.
Christopher Vincent is a West Virginian musician, composer, artist, organizer, and philanthropist with 10+ years of music management and event planning experience. He is well known for his work with the band Qiet, of which he is the proprietor, lead vocalist, guitarist, and principal songwriter.
Christopher is based in Charleston, WV, and is passionate about contributing to his community, volunteering his time with various organizations. Christopher is also active in the Charleston dance scene and spends most Thursdays above Vino's Bar and Grill at the local Salsa Night. He combined these two interests in his most recent fundraiser, "Light the Night: Dance Against Domestic Violence," which raised $4,000+ for West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WVCADV).
Based in Appalachia, Harley Wince's background ranges from broadcasting and graphic design to performance and event planning. Before joining Sage Soul in December 2017, Harley worked at ACRN Media where she was involved in programming and production, and eventually became the director of Visual Media.
Prior to this, Harley worked at WTSQ, a nonprofit, volunteer-run, community-based LPFM radio station in Charleston, WV. Starting as an intern, she advanced to an on-air radio host. During this time she was involved in regular live event set up, fundraising, and daily operations. A current student at Ohio University (OU) in Athens, Harley is majoring in Psychology and Music Production. While at OU, she has been involved in several media collectives, including Backdrop Magazine and Women in the Music Industry. When not in Athens, she resides in Charleston, WV.
Shaneka Owens is a native of Baltimore, MD but currently calls West Virginia her home. She defies labels wherever she goes. With 15 years of experience in the Engineering profession, Shaneka is a civil engineer by day, and a clothing designer, seamstress, mentor to local youth, event organizer, volunteer coordinator, dancer, and novice musician by night.
Shaneka is located in Charleston, WV. She finds that volunteerism and giving back to the community is her life's mission. Shaneka has 10 years of experience volunteering with youth programs and community events. She's constantly working to encourage youth activism and inspire girls to go into STEM professions. She can be found salsa dancing on Thursday nights or hip hop dancing any other day of the week.