Composer and arranger Rob Romeyn joins me this week to talk about his career, the lessons he learned from great mentors as a young arranger, and his current work with C.L. Barnhouse.
Ron Sikes has been a band director in Jefferson County Missouri for 19 years and a MMEA Past Jazz Vice President. In many ways, Ron embodies the growth mindset and in this episode he discusses his relentless pursuit of personal growth in all that he does.
Self-described as "an Australian composer with a penchant for colour and creativity in the wind band genre," Jodie Blackshaw shares the story of her career, her music, and her thoughts about teaching band.
Composer Rossano Galante joins the show to discuss his career as a band composer and Hollywood orchestrator.
Cait Nishimura is the winner of the 2017 Canadian Band Association Composition Competition and a rising star as a composer for band.
As the composer of more than 250 works for band and co-founder of Queenwood Publications, Anne McGinty has enjoyed a remarkable career. In this episode she shares highlights and stories from her extraordinary musical life, and offers advice for young composers and teachers.
Conductor and Composer Jack Stamp shares his story, including his early musical education and the people and experiences that contributed to his remarkable career.
Composer Nicole Piunno joins me to tell her remarkable story of resiliency, to describe her career as a composer and trumpet player, and to share her thoughts about music and the band community.
An accomplished composer, teacher, and trumpet player, Vince Gassi has taught music for 25 years and has published over 100 works. He joins the show to share some of the wisdom that he's gained over a distinguished career.
Composer Steven Bryant's music for winds has quickly become part of the standard repertoire. As the son of a music educator, he is a strong supporter of music education and he joins me from the mountains of Austria to talk about his early influences, his music, and his career to this point.
A podcast featuring conversations with teachers, composers, and performers of music for winds and percussion.