Tag Archives: Leadership

PT98: “Learning Together: The Power of Conductors in Collaboration,” Kevin Sütterlin and Mathias Elmer on Building Sinfonietta Memphis as Co-Music Directors, Leading Effective Education Programs, and Performance Practice for Mozart and Beethoven

Today we’ve got a special episode with the conducting duo of Kevin Suetterlin and Mathias Elmer, Co-Music Directors of Sinfonietta Memphis.  In this episode, we dive into how two conductors (and friends) can collaborate and learn together, plus how they founded … Continue reading

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PT95: “Finding Comfort in Who You Are,” Anna Edwards on Seeking Diverse Stories, Embracing your Physicality, and Leading from Comfort

Today we talk with Anna Edwards, Music Director of the Seattle Collaborative Orchestra, the Saratoga Orchestra, and the Pacific Northwest Conducting Institute, about how and why to seek out music by underrepresented composers, why conductors (women especially) should embrace their … Continue reading

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PT72: “Four Steps to Creating a Transcendent Experience,” with Markand Thakar

Today we talk with Markand Thakar, Music Director and Conductor of the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, about creating the transcendent experiences possible in your music making. We discuss how “interpretation” is not an effective word for what we can do as … Continue reading

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