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Crushing Classical

By Tracy Friedlander

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Crushing Classical podcast is an ongoing series of provocative interviews with musicians who are pioneering a new path in the classical music genre. I dig into musician's lives who have made an often risky move towards forging a unique path and creating a different kind of music career for themselves. This is particularly challenging in a field where the conventional approach is seeking employment in an orchestra. Join me and learn how others are redefining a thriving classical music career.

Customer Reviews

All musicians need CC!

I started listening to this podcast a year ago. I can honestly say that it has been the most inspiring thing I've experienced this year! It's like Tracy knows what I'm thinking and going through every time I listen. After listening, I feel refreshed, understood, and ready to take on the world! If you need inspiration or encouragement navigating a career in classical music, you MUST listen!

Essential listening for professionals

Academic music culture is a wonderful thing. Most of us learn artistry and technical proficiency in school. That's an essential part of the journey. What Tracy is doing here is teaching the next part. Once you've learned artistry you have to translate that into the so-called real world of being a professional. How do you prepare mentally for a big performance? How do you balance a life in performance with marriage and family? How do you cope with self-critique? Instead of a master class on performance, this is a master class on professional practice. Absolutely essential for a balanced life as a performing artist, and a subject that is finally getting the attention it deserves. This podcast is a woderful resource. Thanks Tracy!!

Great Show for Burgeoning Musicians

Whether you're a person just beginning in the music business, or someone who is experienced in the field, this show has an amazing quality to allow anyone to learn something new about the music business! The guests are top notch, from a variety of fields. Perhaps my favorite episode is the Bernard Scully episode, partially due to being a horn player myself.

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  • Category: Music
  • Language: English

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