Over the past 7 weeks, I've been a regular guest on the Classic Jabber podcast with host Stephen P. Brown and fellow guests James Newcomb and Jacob Bride talking about a variety of topics within the field of western art music. Take a listen to these four short episodes, and subscribe to hear my next round of guest appearances recording Friday, June 28th!
Episode 17: Why Are Classical Music Audiences So Old?
Discussions include art music audience development, programming experiential concerts for specific audiences, and finding your musical tribe.
Episode 19: The Importance of Relevance and Context When Performing Classical Music
Topics include new music and arts education advocacy, as well as the cult of personality in art music and the importance of connecting with your audience.
Episode 21: Is Size Relevant? Do you need to be in an orchestra or opera to be relevant?
Talking about the future of western art music from electroacoustic and chamber music performing to teaching entrepreneurship and portfolio career skills in higher music education and beyond.
Episode 23: The Crisis of the Modern Youth Orchestra
Discussing youth involvement in classical music through the lenses of soccer, Harry Potter, and music education.