Ep.69 Jeff Nytch – Combining Passions

Topics include: Not becoming an economist A passion for geology Composing music based on a passion Communicating emotions throughout the world A twist on entrepreneurship for musicians The Entrepreneurial Muse Jeffrey Nytch enjoys a diverse career as a composer, educator, performer, and consultant. He is an Associate Professor at The University of Colorado-Boulder, where he…

Ep.68 Anjoli Ferrara-Clayton – Failure is just the curtain

Topics include: Identity lock down Metamorphosis for introverts Music therapy is like a healing ointment Be aware of the why Failure is like a commercial before the main event “The Perfect Wrong Note” by William Westney From an early age, Anjoli took up the violin due to her love of listening to Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker.”…

Ep.67 Laura Thorne – We’re all role models

Topics include: Pen pals and friends from 6th Grade orchestra Struggles with an external identity Photography as a passion Music is the fabric of our souls Getting exposed to music through family Getting through a conversation with the vet Lyrics or no lyrics? Hate your job? Quit! http://laurathorneconsulting.com Laura Thorne is the go-to for taking…

Ep.66 Mari Hashimoto – Life as a Mugician

Topics include: Too much time in the mud Definition of “identity” has changed Words are too limiting “You are my sunshine” Why you should do what scares you The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch “Music should always be an adventure.” -Coleman Hawkins Mari Hashimoto is a violinist and violist extraordinaire based in Western North Carolina…

Ep.65 Jason Heath – Relax! Just an FBI raid…

Topics include: Going to see music Physiological changes through music “1/10th of 1% of what I studied” Pursue what you find fascinating Take what you do seriously, not yourself Working on a project the FBI took away Jason Heath is the Double Bass Product Manager for Eastman Strings. He also serves on the advisory board…

Ep.64 Bob Lord – Lack of focus IS the focus

Topics include: Exploring creativity in our youth Being responsible for the lives of others as a CEO or a Conductor Theme of talks: what NOT to do! Most of what CEOs, Producers, and Conductors do, is psychology Music is the operating system of the brain The complexity and density of flavors “Welcome to the Monkey…

Ep.63 Sangeetha Ekambaram – Pride & Prejudice & Music

Sangeetha Ekambaram is a classical soprano who has performed in both operas and concerts across North America and Europe. She recently sang on a couple of recordings to be released in the Fall of 2020. With a love of local community-building, she enjoys the process of producing collaborative concerts wherever she finds herself.   In addition,…

Ep.62 Sean Perrin – Multifaceted Music & Marketing

Sean Perrin is the founder of Clarineat.com and the host of the internationally-acclaimed Clarineat Podcast and OK Podcast internet radio shows. He is also an active performer, recording artist, and music educator who lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Sean has performed as a substitute clarinetist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, The Red Deer Symphony, The…

Ep.61 “Ode”

Sir Edward Elgar wrote a beautiful composition for mezzo-soprano, choir and orchestra called “The Music Makers” that premiered in 1912. It’s a setting of the poem “Ode” by Arthur O’Shaughnessy. While in a rare recitation state of mind, I thought you’d enjoy this poem…