Two musician entrepreneurs share how their organizations and ensembles are making changes and staying relevant despite the challenges brought on by COVID-19. Featuring Angelica Hairston, founder & executive director of Challenge the Stats, and Kara LaMoure, founding member of the Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet, and bassoonist of WindSync Wind Quintet.
Interview with Carlos Andrés Botero - Asst. Conductor & Music Ambassador for the Houston Symphony and Music Director of the Conservatory Orchestra in the State of Veracruz
As an international conductor working in both the professional and educational sides of classical music, Carlos Andrés Botero has a unique perspective of the pandemic’s impact on the future of the music world. He shares an insider’s view of an orchestra developing its role in its community and a conservatory adapting to serve its students
Co-Authored by Sarasota Orchestra horn player Priscilla Rinehart.
As music organizations across the US are making bold statements in support of equal rights, we are offering ideas for individual musicians looking to reach out to their communities or get involved in social justice.
Four insights from starting a blog during a pandemic
Career and creativity coach Astrid Baumgardner shares advice and resources to help musicians cultivate optimism and stay positive during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
The second in a two-part post of advice from experienced Teaching Artists. This entry shares strategies for motivating students and teaching musical skills virtually, as well as some newly-discovered silver linings about teaching online.
Advice for teachers by teachers. The first in a two-part article about strategies for distance teaching, this post shares tips for creating a good set-up, the technology that is available and how to make the most if it, and options for mics and recording devices.