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Crushing Classical

Crushing Classical podcast is an ongoing series of provocative interviews with musicians who are pioneering a new path in the classical music genre. I dig into musician's lives who have made an often risky move towards forging a unique path and creating a different kind of music career for themselves. This is particularly challenging in a field where the conventional approach is seeking employment in an orchestra. Join me and learn how others are redefining a thriving classical music career.
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Crushing Classical: Redefining A Thriving Music Career

Jun 7, 2018

What you'll hear on this episode:

  • His NOT well-thought-out first plan, and the best tip he got about how to do it right the next time
  • The advice he got that revolutionized how he ultimately set up this business side of his ensemble
  • Why the RIGHT space for your concert is so important.
  • How he reframes his mindset for the necessary - but less enjoyable tasks to keep himself working joyfully
  • His recent collaboration and the crucial ingredient it contained for growth and success

Learn more about Christopher Rountree and his projects:

http://rountreemusic.com/

http://wildup.la/profile/chris-rountree/

One Festival: https://onefestivalomaha.org/

 

Also mentioned on the podcast:

Missy Mizzoli: http://www.missymazzoli.com/

ICE: https://www.iceorg.org/

 

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
 
 
Check out the new revolutionary tuner app DRONE TUNER on iOS. Available NOW for iPhone and iPad. Tune to REAL recorded instrument tones instead of machine-like sounds to work on intonation, sound concept and blend. Beautiful visuals! Get it today:
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May 24, 2018

What you'll hear:

  • Starting your own concert series: where do you find the concept, adding your own touches
  • The MOST important thing to consider and the FIRST place you should start when designing your concert series
  • The fundraising dilemma - Laura’s plan for fundraising for the first season
  • The importance of relationships and how they play a role in building a concert series
  • The biggest challenge in NYC producing this concert series
  • A unique promotional partnership opportunity with a big company… something you need to know if you put on concerts!
  • Laura’s advice for breaking into the scene in NYC or any big city

Find out more about Laura, her groups and Gather NYC:

http://gathernyc.org/ 

https://www.facebook.com/GatherNewYork/

https://www.fracturedatlas.org/

https://www.facebook.com/Laurametcalfcellist/

https://www.facebook.com/BoydMeetsGirlDuo/

https://www.facebook.com/SybariteFive/

Also mentioned:

https://www.chatterabq.org/

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
 
Check out the new revolutionary tuner app DRONE TUNER on iOS. Available NOW for iPhone and iPad. Tune to REAL recorded instrument tones instead of machine-like sounds to work on intonation, sound concept and blend. The visual component of this tuner is also incredible, with a super-fast reaction time, it allows you to tune while playing a musical passage or using vibrato. It even allows you to tune chords!
Get yours today: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drone-tuner/id1326016622?ls=1&mt=8 
May 3, 2018

What you'll hear:

  • The fork in the road after music school - and the unusual choice Murray made after all those years studying music
  • His personal story of tragedy, an unconventional method of deep healing and the way he figured out how to share it on a large scale
  • His drastic career change after age 40 - and the bold steps he took to navigate the change
  • The unconventional way he thinks about audience and what his concert-goers have to say about it
  • … And much more

Find out more about Murray Hidary at https://www.murrayhidary.com/ 

Learn all about Mind Travel at https://www.mindtravel.com/#home 

Upcoming shows including his May 10th Central Park concert in NYC

https://www.mindtravel.com/experiences/ 

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
 
Check out the new revolutionary tuner app DRONE TUNER on iOS. Available NOW for iPhone and iPad. Tune to REAL recorded instrument tones instead of machine-like sounds to work on intonation, sound concept and blend. The visual component of this tuner is also incredible, with a super-fast reaction time, it allows you to tune while playing a musical passage or using vibrato. It even allows you to tune chords!
Get yours today: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drone-tuner/id1326016622?ls=1&mt=8 

 

Apr 26, 2018

What you’ll hear:

  • Drew tells the KEY to great Instagramming
  • Find out what it takes to grow to over 160,000 followers
  • His opinion on current social media marketing for orchestras - and what’s missing on those teams and his ideas for how they could change
  • What he thinks is the reason people go to concerts… hint: it’s not only for the music
  • What he understands that makes him understand this platform so well

Find Drew on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatviolakid/?hl=en

For more about the Holland America/Lincoln Center partnership and to audition:

https://www.rwsnyc.com/lincolncenterstage/ 

Mentioned on the show - Drew's favorites:

Donald Glover: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2255973/

https://childishgambino.com/

Redbone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kp7eSUU9oy8

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
 
Check out the new revolutionary tuner app DRONE TUNER on iOS. Available NOW for iPhone and iPad. Tune to REAL recorded instrument tones instead of machine-like sounds to work on intonation, sound concept and blend. The visual component of this tuner is also incredible, with a super-fast reaction time, it allows you to tune while playing a musical passage or using vibrato. It even allows you to tune chords!
Get yours today: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drone-tuner/id1326016622?ls=1&mt=8 
Apr 16, 2018

What you'll hear:

  • How Robert’s characteristic spirit - or ETHOS - guided him, and what people thought of that kind of thinking in music school
  • How his “Plan B” after not getting into any summer festivals ended up showing him a whole other world
  • The conversation that changed Robert’s point of view about his career in music
  • How a DIY move toward the unknown changed the course of his career
  • The realization he had about his career that applies to ALL careers - a very simple truth you have to hear.
  • How Robert is bringing his long-loved idea of collaboration into his career now
  • What most classical musicians are not seeing - but everyone has

 

Find out more about French Horn Rebellion and their current tour on their website: https://www.frenchhornrebellion.com/ 

Mentioned on the show:

Pathways horn podcast:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/pathways/id1215168842?mt=2

Rock Horn Project:

https://www.rockhornproject.com/ 

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
 
Check out the new revolutionary tuner app DRONE TUNER on iOS. Available NOW for iPhone and iPad. Tune to REAL recorded instrument tones instead of machine-like sounds to work on intonation, sound concept and blend. The visual component of this tuner is also incredible, with a super-fast reaction time, it allows you to tune while playing a musical passage or using vibrato. It even allows you to tune chords!
Get yours today: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drone-tuner/id1326016622?ls=1&mt=8 
Mar 29, 2018

What you'll hear:

  • A great idea for keeping adult students excited and motivated to take lessons
  • The seemingly obvious barriers that would stop anyone - solved in real time
  • The true reason parents bail on programs for their kids. Hint: It’s not cost
  • The secret to getting an audience right NOW - you’ll be surprised you didn’t think of it
  • AND… The way to KEEP that audience. This one gets forgotten about all the time.

Check out Margaret's program at https://www.facebook.com/hornsquad/

 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
 
Check out the new revolutionary tuner app DRONE TUNER on iOS. Available NOW for iPhone and iPad. Tune to REAL recorded instrument tones instead of machine-like sounds to work on intonation, sound concept and blend. The visual component of this tuner is also incredible, with a super-fast reaction time, it allows you to tune while playing a musical passage or using vibrato. It even allows you to tune chords!
Get yours today: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drone-tuner/id1326016622?ls=1&mt=8 
Mar 15, 2018

What you’ll hear:

  • The most important thing you need to succeed as a film composer
  • What NOT to do when networking with film industry people
  • His formula for getting work in the film music business (this formula is tried and true!)
  • Specific tips on what and how to share your music when looking for work - keeping your AUDIENCE in mind (AKA the producers/directors/people that hire you)
  • The big difference in contracts and unions between the US and other countries - how this causes work in the film recording industry to go overseas… and what you can do about it

… and SO much more

 

Mentioned in the episode - Larry Groupé's film composer workshop, coming up this summer. For more information go to: http://www.palomarworkshops.com/

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
 
Check out the new revolutionary tuner app DRONE TUNER on iOS. Available NOW for iPhone and iPad. Tune to REAL recorded instrument tones instead of machine-like sounds to work on intonation, sound concept and blend. The visual component of this tuner is also incredible, with a super-fast reaction time, it allows you to tune while playing a musical passage or using vibrato. It even allows you to tune chords!
Get yours today: https://apple.co/2pe4NBe 

 

Feb 22, 2018

What you’ll hear:

  • The epiphany Cliff had TWICE about his career that launched him in the direction of his career as an arranger
  • The bold way he learned the ins-and-outs of the commercial music business
  • Why you SHOULD NOT do what he did if you are interested in arranging for commercial music
  • How the commercial music business has changed
  • Two things you should do (and one thing you should NOT do) if you are thinking of diversifying the genres you play

Mentioned on the episode:

CONTACT CLIFF with any questions. He is happy to get your messages:

cliffccm@aol.com

Cliff's arranging projects mentioned in the episode:

David Bloom & Cliff Colnot CD: Contender: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/contender/1300774452

Ellington tribute CD with Daniel Barenboim:

https://www.amazon.com/Tribute-Ellington-Duke/dp/B00001SICY 

For the CSO ensemble Civitas: http://www.civitasensemble.org/

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
 
Check out the new revolutionary tuner app DRONE TUNER on iOS. Available NOW for iPhone and iPad. Tune to REAL recorded instrument tones instead of machine-like sounds to work on intonation, sound concept and blend. The visual component of this tuner is also incredible, with a super-fast reaction time, it allows you to tune while playing a musical passage or using vibrato. It even allows you to tune chords!
 
Get yours today: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drone-tuner/id1326016622?ls=1&mt=8 
 
 
Feb 5, 2018

What you'll hear:

- How and why Amir ultimately chose jazz over classical after studying both through college

- What he did after college to seek out a specific sound he was craving... and it didn't even exist yet

- The unique learning style that has been lost over generations, the human connection it creates and how this style greatly impacted his trumpet playing

- What he realized about combining musical styles and what that actually means for the preservation and evolution of a musical tradition

... and much more.

More about Amir:

http://www.amirelsaffar.com/music/projects/rivers-of-sound/

https://newamsterdamrecords.bandcamp.com/album/not-two

Purchase on iTunes:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/not-two/1236925789 

Upcoming Concerts: Iowa City, Chicago and New York
 
Thursday, February 8th at 7:30 pm in Iowa City, IA at the Hancher Auditorium:
https://hancher.uiowa.edu/2017-18/AmirElSaffar 
Friday, February 9th at 8:00 pm in Chicago at Symphony Center
https://cso.org/ticketsandevents/production-details-2017-18/scp-jazz/mike-reed-amir-elsaffar/
Saturday, February 10th at 7:30 pm at NYU Skirball
http://as.nyu.edu/neareaststudies/events/spring-2018/rivers-of-sound-with-amir-elsaffar.html
 
Check out the new revolutionary tuner app DRONE TUNER on iOS. Available NOW for iPhone and iPad. Tune to REAL recorded instrument tones instead of machine-like sounds to work on intonation, sound concept and blend. The visual component of this tuner is also incredible, with a super-fast reaction time, it allows you to tune while playing a musical passage or using vibrato. It even allows you to tune chords!
Get yours today: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drone-tuner/id1326016622?ls=1&mt=8 
 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Jan 18, 2018

What you'll hear:

- Why he turned down an offer to return for another season with New World Symphony, how he handled the criticism...and how it fueled a larger vision

 

- The best way to hire and enroll the caliber of musicians you need to establish a top performing ensemble

 

- How to turn an audience into true FANS in an orchestral setting (a key ingredient if you are fundraising)

 

- The unusual approach he took to raise money for Nu Deco at the starting line

 

...and much more

 

Check out the new revolutionary tuner app DRONE TUNER on iOS. Available NOW for iPhone and iPad. Tune to REAL recorded instrument tones instead of machine-like sounds to work on intonation, sound concept and blend. The visual component of this tuner is also incredible, with a super-fast reaction time, it allows you to tune while playing a musical passage or using vibrato. It even allows you to tune chords!

Get yours today: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drone-tuner/id1326016622?ls=1&mt=8 

 

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!

 

Jan 14, 2018
On the show today:
 
- A significant difference between how the classical world and the business world approaches mentorship
 
- What you need most in order to build an audience, make an impact and lead any endeavor you want to create or expand this year
 
- The #1 reason why books, courses and programs you buy rarely cause any significant or lasting change for you
 
...and more
 
Check out the amazing DRONE TUNER app for iOS on iTunes and iPhone: http://dronetunerapp.com/ 
 
Purchase here at the App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drone-tuner/id1326016622?ls=1&mt=8 
 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Jan 7, 2018

- The #1 question you need to ask (and answer) when you are first setting up a social media presence


- How to identify your audience (Hint: your content should do TWO things at all times to ensure you actually HAVE an audience)

 

- A conversation about naming whatever your thing is (and why it matters)

 

- How to avoid reinventing the wheel when you are starting something new


...and much more

Gaby's YouTube Channel and Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/musiciansprime/ 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO7piQyGIOj4W40NWKDTLng 

JOIN THE AUDIENCE & IMPACT CHALLENGE - STARTING MONDAY, 1/8

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ccaichallenge/ 

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Jan 4, 2018

- Why he wasn't sold on the traditional orchestra path and the ONE question he asked himself to know for sure (critical if you are considering an orchestral position)

- The top 3 traits The Brass Project ensemble has that enabled them to start a group AND keep it going (if you want to start an ensemble, you don't want to miss this)

- WHO you should choose to be in your ensemble (Hint: it's not "only the best players")

- How they managed to get 32 commissioned works without breaking the bank (this is a must listen!)

...and much more

Mentioned in the show:

https://www.thebrassproject.com/ 

https://www.facebook.com/thebrassproject/

Nick DiBerardino

http://www.nickdiberardino.com/ 

https://www.facebook.com/nickdiberardinocomposer/ 

Artist Year: https://artistyear.org/

Music From Angel Fire: https://musicfromangelfire.org/ 

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Dec 31, 2017

What you'll hear:

- What worked, what didn't and some important lessons from this year
 
- The biggest game changer for Crushing Classical and how we capitalized on it
 
- Where we got our best ideas from (and you should too!)
 
- What propelled Tracy (and by extension Crushing Classical) forward this year 
 
...and much more
 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Dec 24, 2017

- How deductions are changing in 2018 and what it means for you specifically

- The biggest differences between the old and NEW rules for W2 wage earners

- What is *actually* happening with health insurance premiums moving forward

- Why you should strongly consider incorporating in 2018

...and much more

 

To contact David Bartasavich for your tax needs or to ask any questions, contact him here:

http://www.bandrcpas.com/ 

david@bandrcpas.com 

 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Dec 21, 2017

What you'll hear:

 

- The unfortunate stigma and silence around injury and illness that currently exists in classical music

 

- Why you actually ARE the most qualified person to start the thing you want to start (this will surprise you)

 

- How losing an ability can be your greatest opportunity

 

- The MOST important element to include in ANY money making venture you start today (everyone wants it)

 

...and so much more

 

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
 
Dec 17, 2017
- The risk you take when you say yes to everything in order to "gain experience" and "get your foot in the door"
 
- How compliments and praise can seduce you into a career you never wanted
 
- The myth that is "working your way up"
 
- Why keeping up on technology and trends actually matters
 
...and more
 
Mentioned in the podcast:
Audition Mode: horn auditions workshop
http://auditionmode.com/ 
 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Dec 10, 2017

What you'll hear:

 

- The most immediate way to breathe new energy and life into your work, your playing and your projects

 

- Why it's okay to want more than you have now AND admit that you're not totally satisfied with your career (especially if you're pretending you are)

 

- The thing that will surprise you MOST about the classical musician community at large (that we've discovered through leading multiple challenges)

 

...and so much more

 

Join the Starting Line Challenge! It starts Monday 12/11

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ccstartinglinechallenge/ 

 

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Dec 7, 2017

What you'll hear:

  • Why and how a career in classical music doesn’t have to be as narrow and limited as Choice A or Choice B

 

  • The most effective and powerful way to work through a personal or professional crisis

 

  • How putting so much emphasis and effort on the “big” events and moments of your life actually *creates* failure

 

  • The precarious spot you put yourself in when the only definition you have of yourself is “I’m a guy/gal who plays _______ (instrument)” (hint: you are so much more!)

 

… and much more

More about Mark and 21CM.org:

http://21cm.org/ 

https://music.depauw.edu/faculty-staff/ 

Mentioned on the show:

http://project440.org/ 

http://www.mikeblockmusic.com/

http://www.awadagin.com/biography.htm 

http://www.yo-yoma.com/

http://artofthepiano.org/ 

https://www.silkroad.org/posts/gmw-2017 

Join the STARTING LINE CHALLENGE that starts Monday 12/11!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ccstartinglinechallenge/ 

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
 
Dec 3, 2017

What you'll hear:

- The pitfalls of creating a public persona of peacocking, perfection and "having it all together"
 
- Dialogue on using social to entice more of your friends and colleagues to show up at your performances
 
- Digging into the elusive word "success" and how classical musicians define it uniquely
 
- Approaching social media in an easier and far more achievable way
 
...and much more
 
Join our upcoming Crushing Classical Starting Line Challenge!
The 4-Day Challenge starts on 12/11/17
https://www.facebook.com/groups/ccstartinglinechallenge/ 
 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Nov 26, 2017
- How being one of the "chosen few" to attend Juilliard doesn't match the REALITY of how life works (Hint: You don't get to escape the need to meet people, build relationships and show up - even when you're broke)
 
- Why she ultimately stopped auditioning, the question she asked herself that turned out to be the deciding factor...and what she pursued instead
 
- How self imposed "rules" caused her to stop writing music for a period of time (something she loved deeply) in an attempt to "be practical"...and the mistake it was
 
- The danger of doing what you think you "should be" doing vs. what you WANT to be doing (the price is steep)
 
...and much more
 
Check out more about Jessica Meyer on her website and Facebook page:
 
https://www.facebook.com/jessicameyermusic/ 
http://jessicameyermusic.com/ 
 
Join our upcoming 4-Day Audience & Impact Challenge!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/ccaichallenge/ 
 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. Check out their Cyber Monday deals!
When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Nov 22, 2017

What you'll hear:

- Why you need to purposefully seek out the people who will support you and what that looks like in reality

- How getting rejected from the Hollywood round of American Idol turned into a pivotal moment of clarity

- Why convincing people that what you want to do never works (and what actually DOES work)

- How the notion of "changing things" in any niche is counterproductive (and what intention to have your eye on instead)

...and much more

Links for Steve Hackman, mentioned during the show:

http://bit.ly/2zZBZkd - Quartz Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmO4TG3iiV8 TED Talk

Check out more videos:

https://www.facebook.com/stereohideoutmusic/

I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than Ficks Music! Check out their BLACK FRIDAY and CYBER MONDAY deals this holiday weekend! https://www.ficksmusic.com/ 
 
ALSO - If you're looking to grow your OWN audience in classical music, check out our upcoming Crushing Classical Audience & Impact Challenge! Click here to join: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ccaichallenge/ 
Nov 19, 2017

What you'll hear:

- The type of training business owners consistently engage in that multiplies their results (and ultimately their income)
 
- Why "I just need to practice more" isn't solving all your problems (and never will)
 
- The difference between a thinking problem and a money problem (this is why money always seems scarce)
 
- Why you seem to end up repeating patterns and situations no matter how hard you try NOT to
 
- How to change people's perception of you when you want to change directions, careers, habits and anything else in your life
 
... and much more
 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than  https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Nov 12, 2017
What you'll hear:
 
 - A conversation about completing a classical music career with a hat tip to Zeneba Bowers ("I'm planning on going out like Seinfeld, not like Happy Days")

- Why you must CREATE discomfort...before it shows up at at time you least expect it (and don't want it)

- What the ACTUAL "worst" time really is to make a change in your life (you'll recognize this)

- The real purpose of Crushing Classical and specifically the podcast interviews as it relates to your career journey

...and much more
 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than https://www.ficksmusic.com/discount/CRUSH
Use the link above to get 10% off your order!
Nov 9, 2017

What you'll hear:

- How a precarious orchestral employment situation triggered the birth of a passion filled income producing side hustle

 

- Why classical musicians would be wise to draw inspiration from areas OUTSIDE music

 

- How a massive rejection by a publisher turned into the greatest opportunity imaginable...and how to turn misfortune into your greatest blessing

- The best way to avoid burnout in the the repetitive and competitive field of classical music

 

- Why being willing to get rejected is critically important in this field

 

...and much more

For more information about Little Roads, check them out here:

https://www.littleroadseurope.com/

https://www.facebook.com/LittleRoadsEurope/ 

And a link to their books on Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/Zeneba-Bowers/e/B00O68EB8E/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1510195636&sr=8-1 

 
I want to thank Ficks Music for sponsoring Crushing Classical. When you’re looking for high quality sheet music, look no further than https://www.ficksmusic.com/
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