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Crushing Classical

Crushing Classical is a series of interviews with classical musicians who are forging unique paths with their talent, creating their own artistic fulfillment and financial comfort, and finding ways to thrive. I celebrate these brave people who are taking routes outside of traditional orchestral or academic employment! As always, I invite you to listen for your own sparks and breadcrumbs, and use these interviews to find the possibilities that exist in your own life.
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Now displaying: January, 2021

The Happiest Musician: Creating A Career you Love With All The Things You Love Doing

Jan 28, 2021

Combining trumpet with... electronics? This is exactly what today's guest is doing in her career, crushing it as a recording artist, performer, course creator and teacher. What you'll hear from Sarah Belle Reid on today's episode:

- How saying YES and doing things out of your comfort zone can change the trajectory of your career

- How she went from technology newbie to mastering a whole new language

- The journey from orchestral excerpts to being a creator with her instrument

- An identity evolution: how she adjusted to the perceived expectations of the classical music community and her own peers as well as her own beliefs about what was ok to do as a "real" trumpet player - this one is HUGE

- And so much more!

You're going to LOVE this conversation with a musician who's redefining what being a musician means for herself. So powerful!

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  • Why “taking more gigs” is silently killing your earning potential - and what you need to be doing instead starting immediately
  • How to double your income by working significantly LESS than you do now - while also making yourself immune to any economic downturn (this one strategy alone will transform your bank account)
  • I’ll show you why discovering your “Triple A” is the key to thriving in the current climate - you’ll learn exactly what this is and why 99% of creatives have NO clue it exists
  • I’m also going to teach you The EXACT 4-step blueprint for kissing the “gig life” goodbye and ONLY doing work that feeds your creative spirit & soul
  • Finally, you’ll learn how to achieve Creative Nirvana by turning your years of unique expertise into a 6-figure enterprise you love waking up to that the world has been eagerly waiting for 

Watch HERE.

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Jan 7, 2021

What you'll hear:

  • The choice you have: what you can do about waiting for things to go “back to normal” as an artist
  • The difference between being an “interpreter” and a “content creator” in music
  • The definition of Cultural Capital - how that works financially and through your impact on the world
  • What if you’re not *yet* a creator? We discuss this important question
  • How saying YES before your ready pays off
  • The blocks most musicians have from their training and how these musicians have worked through them

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To learn more about Neil and Margarett's group Echo Collective, check them out on social media, their website and on Spotify and at Bandcamp:

https://www.echocollective.be/

https://www.instagram.com/echocollectivemusic/

https://www.facebook.com/echocollectivemusic 

https://open.spotify.com/artist/0vA5v6tBmGdzhupEeUDK9S?si=ma07l0EzSo-HKcDZ5ogmbA  

Bandcamp: https://echo-collective.bandcamp.com/ 

 

Want to learn how to turn YOUR creative expertise into a consistent 6-Figure Methodology? Click HERE to watch my free training that will show you:

  • Why “taking more gigs” is silently killing your earning potential - and what you need to be doing instead starting immediately
  • How to double your income by working significantly LESS than you do now - while also making yourself immune to any economic downturn (this one strategy alone will transform your bank account)
  • I’ll show you why discovering your “Triple A” is the key to thriving in the current climate - you’ll learn exactly what this is and why 99% of creatives have NO clue it exists
  • I’m also going to teach you The EXACT 4-step blueprint for kissing the “gig life” goodbye and ONLY doing work that feeds your creative spirit & soul
  • Finally, you’ll learn how to achieve Creative Nirvana by turning your years of unique expertise into a 6-figure enterprise you love waking up to that the world has been eagerly waiting for 

Watch HERE.

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