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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: July, 2018

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

Jul 12, 2018

What you'll hear:

  • The commonly given advice she DID NOT take - and why that was the best decision she ever made
  • What she learned from the start-up orchestras she worked with and how that shaped her vision for her own orchestra start-up
  • The most important thing she looks at when choosing personnel for her orchestra - it’s actually *not* based entirely on how you play
  • Her unique point of view on the MONEY conversation… asking for money and the role you have as a fundraiser in a founded group
  • How her mission has evolved - her revolutionary view on what is important and what matters in growing a classical music organization TODAY

To find out more about ROCO:

http://roco.org/ 

https://www.facebook.com/rocohouston/

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