Cynthia Johnston Turner from the University of Georgia shares her thoughts about the importance of finding your authentic self on the podium, gender issues in the band world, and ideas for programming music.
Florida State University percussion professor John W. Parks IV is really passionate about the importance of teaching and learning the "right way" and this becomes a recurring theme throughout this remarkable conversation.
Just 23 years old, the enormously talented Jay Coles has already published several works for band through Carl Fischer, C.L. Barnhouse, and C. Alan Publications and is the author of a new novel inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement titled Tyler Jones was Here and scheduled to be released in 2018 by Little Brown, Children's. I'm delighted to welcome him as my guest on Episode 8 of the podcast.
A conversation with Mark Stickney, the conductor at Plymouth State University and of the Seacoast Wind Ensemble.
The world renowned euphonium soloist and conductor Demondrae Thurman shares his story and offers a wealth of knowledge and advice on a variety of topics. Of special note is his advice about starting kids on the euphonium, tips for conductors on score preparation and rehearsal techniques, and the story of his collaboration with composer Anthony Barfield and the remarkable Heritage Concerto.
A podcast featuring conversations with teachers, composers, and performers of music for winds and percussion.