ETV Podcast with Eric the Violinist
By Eric Mrugala
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The ETV Podcast with Eric the Violinist is a podcast made of conversations with every day musicians doing amazing things. He talks to musicians from all over to hear what they're doing in the music world.
||CleanETV 17 - The Life of a Conservatory Student with Julia McLean||On ETV 17, I get to talk to Julia McLean about her transition from a liberal arts college to conservatory, she is a graduate student at The Juilliard School in New York. In the ETV News, music directors from two major orchestras will be stepping down, and we celebrate the birthday of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. ETV 17 is brought to you by Airbnb. Click here to get $40 off your first reservation of $75 or more!||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 16 - Bringing Visual Art to Mozart's Requiem||This week on the podcast I have Matt Hughes, an artist in collaboration with Ethereal Visions Publishing LLC providing a take on Mozart's famous Requiem in a visual form. This is the first visual artist I have on the podcast that combines art with music. They're in need of your help with their Kickstarter Campaign and they need an additional boost for the remaining days! Please considering contributing to this important cause. Here is the link to donate, click here! . Also in the ETV News, a cellist gets his strings taken away from airport security, the Milwaukee Symphony announces its new conductor, and Fanny Mendelssohn gets the recognition she deserves in a recent BBC article. Click here for the article.||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 15 - Exploring New Styles with Composer Sean Brennan||This week on the podcast, composer Sean Brennan joins us to talk about his process when he approaches a new commission as well as our collaboration from last March. Chicago is just a week and a half away! Tickets are still available. Join us for an evening of awesome chamber music with the Chicago Chamber Music Project.||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 14 - Creating A String Revolution with 2Birds Band||This week on the ETV Podcast, I talk to members of 2Birds Band. Their classically trained background laid a foundation for them to explore and combine genres outside of classical music. You can visit their website at www.2birdsband.com, and buy their album on Bandcamp https://2birdsband.bandcamp.com. In the ETV News, Las Vegas Philharmonic does outreach for students and elephants like the piano, click here to see the article. Tickets are still available for the Chicago Chamber Music Project. Tickets are on Eventbrite, click on this link to be redirected: bit.ly/chambermusicevent2018.||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 13 - Rocking the Arts Administration Game with John Helyar||This week on the ETV Podcast, John Helyar comes on to the podcast to talk about how he's rocking it as an arts administrator. In the ETV News, BSO challenges LA Phil to the best theme song, click here to watch! Tickets are still available for the Chicago Chamber Music Project on November 16th. Click here for tickets: bit.ly/chambermusicevent2018.||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 12 - The rise of video game music with Videri String Quartet||This week on the podcast, Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra is in the news, we celebrate Verdi's 205th birthday, and we talk video game music with Videri String Quartet. You can find what they're up to online at www.viderisq.com and on Instagram @videristringquartet. Tickets are STILL AVAILABLE for our concert in Chicago. Click here to get your seat for November 16th!||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 11 - Chicago Tour Announcement||This week on the ETV Podcast with Eric the violinist, Eric takes a break from the interview rounds. He introduces a new segment called ETV News and gives away a promotion code for his upcoming chamber music project in Chicago, IL on November 16th, 2018. The link for tickets is here: http://bit.ly/chambermusicevent2018 and by using the code: chambermusic10, the first 25 people get to claim a 10% discount!||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 10 - Music Education in Schools with Jared Bloch||This week, I speak with fellow colleague Jared Bloch. Sharing Jared's perspective on music education is vital to continuing putting music in schools and why it's important for kids.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 9 - Achieving a diverse career through hard work with Joenne Dumitrascu||This week on the ETV Podcast, I interview my colleague Joenne Dumitrascu. She's a violinist on an international scale and she explains how her road to a stable and active career was due to hard work, and dedication to the music she's performing. You can follow Joenne on Instagram at @joenne_dumitrascu, Twitter @jdumitrascu, and on her website at www.joennedumitrascu.com.||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 8 - How to be an Alexander Technique Guru with Sara Cook||Cellist and certified Alexander Technique expert Sara Cook joins me on the ETV Podcast. We talk about how to prevent injuries and discuss her quick tips that you can use right now to be more aware of your body while we play our instruments. You can find Sara on www.saragcook.com. Check her out on YouTube by clicking here.||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 7 - How To Dominate Music Entrepreneurship with Taiga Kunii||Photographer, musician, and artist. These are the things my next guest Japanese entrepreneur Taiga Kunii are. We discuss the future of musical entrepreneurship and how his gratitude helped create projects that help reach an audience worldwide. You can find Taiga online at http://www.taigakunii.com, or you can follow him on Instagram @iamtaigakunii.||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 6 - Music in Communities with Zelda Faith Jones||This week, we talk to Zelda Faith Jones. She's a teacher, musical entrepreneur, and director of Classical Revolution Houston in Houston, TX. We have an interesting dialogue on how to create a musical community in your city or town and the process she went through before she performed in performing in Carnegie Hall. You can check what Zelda is up to in Houston through her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/zeldafaithmusic/||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 Quick Airline Travel Tips For Musicians - Italy Edition||Eric is coming to you straight from Piobicco, Italy in the latest episode of the ETV Podcast. He talks about his experience as well as 3 quick and easy tips that you can use for airline travel.||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 5 - Effortless Musicality with violinist Aubrey Holmes from Heimat Quartet||This week on the ETV Podcast, I get to talk to Aubrey Holmes from the Heimat Quartet. We have an interesting conversation about musicality and how music from composers like Haydn and Brahms have stood the test of time. We get to learn about their Carnegie Hall debut in March 2019. You can find the Heimat Quartet online at www.heimatquartet.com, Facebook, and on Instagram @heimat.quartet. The link to their debut on March 4th is right here: https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2019/03/04/heimat-quartet-0800pm.||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 4 - Mastering Social Media with Mariya Ksondzyk||This week's episode of the ETV Podcast features special guest Mariya Ksondzyk, and how you can master social media as a classical musician. She's on Instagram at mariya.music, and you can also find her online at www.thelittleviolist.com.||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 3 - Musical Motivation with violist Ruben Balboa III||In this episode of the ETV Podcast with Eric the violinist, we get to talk to Ruben Balboa III, a violist who's a doctoral candidate in Austin, Texas. We talk about his recent performance and what keeps him motivated to pick up his instrument every day. You can find him on Instagram at rubenviolist and on his website, www.ruben-balboa.com.||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 2 - The Importance of Live Performance||In the second episode of the ETV Podcast, we're going to take a closer look at the importance of going to live performances, and how your next concert experience might just help you get the answers you're looking for in your everyday life.||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanETV 1 - Introductions||I'm SUPER excited to announce my personal podcast, ETV Podcast. My goal is to crank these out once a week. Leave your questions below to be featured on the podcast.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Loved listening to a stream of thoughts from Sean about what he's up too. Bug Fight is definately fun to listen to and thoughts about how he composes is enlightening.