This week we talk with conductor Mark Cedel about why he doesn’t like performing a work for the 2nd time, what you can learn from a bad teacher, and why he fears the Copland Clarinet Concerto.
This week we discuss:
- Mark’s path to the podium
- The best advice for before you become a conductor
- Never forget that you are a member of the orchestra
- How Mark helped transform the University of Georgia Orchestras
- Why the first concert is the easiest to program for
- “Mark the macro, but know the micro.”
- You can make a mistake, but only do it once
- The greatest joy of conducting is not conducting
- Hidden Gems
- Mark’s Billboard
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