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Conductors react to Tár – Jeremy and Luke discuss this year’s most controversial musical movie

In this episode, Conductors Jeremy Cuebas and Luke Lyons react to Tár, the award-winning 2022 film. Tár is the story of Lydia Tár, Music Director of the Berlin Phil, whose life starts to spiral out of control after a series of controversial revelations. In this PT Chat episode, Jeremy and Luke discuss the movie, their …

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How to build Audience Diversity, with Jeri Lynne Johnson

How to Build Audience Diversity, with Jeri Lynne Johnson

Building audience diversity is not about PR programs, Black History Month concerts, or playing diverse composers on a few programs. It’s about not reducing an entire population in our community to the color of their skin. Building audience diversity is about realizing that “diversity” is more nuanced. It’s about realizing that we connect by building …

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6 Simple Tools to Engage and Build Classical Music Audiences, with David Taylor

Today we talk with David Taylor all about how we can attract new audiences, engage with them, and get our old audiences coming back. That all has to do with the experiences that we provide all around our concerts: before, after, and during. Podcast Interview with David Taylor Learn more about David at David-Taylor.org Find David’s first book …

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Aubrey Bergauer - Why 90% of Classical Music Audiences Never Come Back

Why 90% of Classical Music Audiences never come back, with Aubrey Bergauer

We are joined by THE Aubrey Bergauer to talk about why classical musicians and organizations must make big changes to survive in our new world. We talk about the trends in the classical music industry, why we must redefine who we think of as our audiences, how to program for audience building and retention, and …

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PT108: Programming Pops and Family with Enrico Lopez-Yañez

PT108: Programming for Pops and Family with Enrico Lopez-Yañez

Today we discuss: How Enrico came to specialize in pops and family programming (3:23) How Enrico structures a Pops season and how the Nashville Symphony competes with all the other music available in Nashville. (6:24) Enrico shares his process for creating family concerts and the goals behind them (18:07) How Symphonica productions is helping orchestras …

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Teaching Your Audience to Listen, with George Marriner Maull

PT107: Teaching Your Audience to Listen, with George Marriner Maull

Conductor George Marriner Maull and the Discovery Orchestra are teaching audiences to…Listen to Music! In a time when we tend to hear music in the background, we’ve lost (or never learned) the skill of listening to music. How many of your audience members are reading the program notes or lost in thoughts about green beans? …

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PT106: “Technique Precedes Music-Making,” with David Itkin

David Itkin joins us this week on Podium Time. Maestro Itkin is the Director of Orchestras at the University of North Texas, Music Director of the Abilene Philharmonic, and Conductor Laureate of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Today we discuss the stories behind his first book, Conducting Concerti, and why it’s critical to learn how to …

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