By Audrey Q. Snyder
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Chicago performers, composers, educators and more share how they're making their musical community a more colorful and exciting place.
||ExplicitEp25: Kori Coleman, Danielle Taylor (D-Composed)||Audrey, Kori and Danielle talk about how black people and the art they create actually does exist outside of Black History Month, as well as D-Composed's upcoming "D-Compressed" program during Chicago Ideas Week. Tickets for D-Compressed: A Chamber Music & Yoga Experience go on sale Tuesday, September 18! dcomposed.com chicagoideas.com Music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp24: Angel Bat Dawid, Gira Dahnee, Nikki Patin||Audrey, Angel, Gira and Nikki talk about women in jazz, the importance of making space, and the upcoming Siren Song Sessions (Saturday, September 8). Check out the AudPod instagram, @audpodchi, to see a visual representation of what Nikki refers to as "labyrinthine praxis"! Music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp23: Composer Games||Ross Crean, Kelley Sheehan and Heidi Joosten dream up new operas (COME AT US NEW MUSIC USA), explore the sounds of the animal kingdom, and save the world from certain destruction. rosscrean.com kelleysheehan.com heidijoosten.com Intro/exit music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig Audio at 9:00-9:12 is from "Little Audrey Says" by Winston Sharples & Buddy Kaye, written for the Little Audrey cartoons.||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp22: Heidi Joosten||Heidi talks about her upcoming show CHEAPER THAN THERAPY (Thurs. August 9 at Davenport's), her musical theater heroes, and art music vs. popular music. Reserve tix for CHEAPER THAN THERAPY at davenportspianobar.com Check out Heidi's website at heidijoosten.com Music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp21: Andrew McCann||Andrew & Audrey delve deep into cats, the Alexander Technique, and why people should just talk about their s**t. Check out Andrew's website at www.alexanderand.com Music by Audrey Q. Snyder and Mike Craig||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp20: Seth Parker Woods||Audrey & Seth talk chamber music, Julius Eastman, and playing with electronics. Music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Michael Craig||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp19: Cassandra Kaczor||Cassandra and Audrey talk programming art music alongside pop music, Songs of Survival, and learning 87 million songs for Dueling Pianos. Music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Michael Craig||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp18: Will Kyriazis||Audrey & Will talk Rhodeses, teaching, and the sacred quarter note. Music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp17: Kelley Sheehan||Audrey and Kelley talk computer music, toy pianos, and proper web addresses. Music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp16: Dominic Johnson||Dom & Audrey talk DJing, Drunk History, and the importance of the slow burn in one's career. music by Audrey Q Snyder & Mike Craig||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp15: Scapi Mag||Audrey talks with Daniel Johanson & Maureen Smith of Scapi Mag about running their arts magazine, their new opera RPG, and the eternal all-consuming search for one's bonemaster. find Scapi Mag on Facebook/Twitter/Insta and at scapimag.com music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp14: Cesar Romero||Cesar and Audrey discuss musicals, the movie Raw, and preparing for another Chicago winter. music by Audrey Q. Snyder and Mike Craig||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp13: Yelley Taylor||Yelley talks black composers, the D-Composed series, and coming up with church music. music by Audrey Q Snyder and Mike Craig||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp12: Rachel Brown||Rachel and Audrey talk violin, the would-be Bear Mansion and head-banging poodles. music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp11 (Summer Bonus): Blood Scores 'n' Bear Puns||Rachel Brown, Hugo Seda and Jonathan Hannau play 2 Truths & a Lie, talk about their past 6 months of music experiences, and go a couple rounds of Would You Rather.||7/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp10: ~Nois||The #BoisofNois (~Nois saxophone quartet) discuss their origins, touring, and #whatismilk. Music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Mike Craig||6/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp9: Scottie McNiece||Audrey and Scottie talk about music, dreams and the ideal venue. music by Audrey Q. Snyder and Mike Craig||5/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp8: Jonathan Hannau||Audrey and Jonathan talk toy pianos, fangirling over Saariaho, and death whistles.music by Audrey Q. Snyder and Mike Craig||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp7: Katie Ernst||Audrey and jazz bassist Katie Ernst discuss childhood cassette tapes, cool projects, and gender in jazz.intro music by Audrey Q. Snyder and Mike Craig||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp6: Christopher Narloch||Christopher and Audrey talk playing, teaching, curating, and running a study group.music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Michael Craig||4/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp5: Heather Boehm||Heather Boehm talks about her experiences in theater music and contracting. intro music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Michael Craig.||3/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp4: Hugo Seda||Hugo Seda describes his journey from young horn student to multi-faceted performer and arts administrator. music by Audrey Q. Snyder and Michael Craig||2/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp3: Titilayo Ayangade||Cellist, photographer and cranberry sauce enthusiast Titilayo Ayangade fills us in on her life. music by Audrey Q. Snyder and Michael Craig||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp2: Lindsay Fredrickson||Clarinetist, educator, and administrator Lindsay Fredrickson tells us about the many many many things she has going on, and her ideas for the future. Intro music by Audrey Q. Snyder & Michael Craig.||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp1: Peter Ferry||Percussionist Peter Ferry tells us about himself; intro music by Audrey Q. Snyder and Michael Craig||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Audrey’s the best!
Such thoughtful questions, interesting guests, great conversations. Would recommend!
Audrey puts together an awesome podcast! Love Chicago music journalism!
Get to know up and coming composers
Interesting conversations with composers from the chicago area. Thanks for doing this!