This week we’re speaking with George Jackson, a London-Based conductor who works entirely as a freelancer and Guest Conductor. We’ve split this interview into three parts as an experiment we’re running on the podcast, and this third part is all about how we can use podcasts, film music, and Steve Reich to help revitalize Classical Music in America. Be sure to check out the two previous episodes, in which we talked about guest conducting and working with a manager, and how less podium time as a student can actually be a benefit.
You will learn:
- How podcasts can help revitalize orchestras and classical music
- How Steve Reich’s music is like listening to Nirvana for classical musicians
- Why film music is a powerful medium for introducing audiences to classical music
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