Thursday, September 06, 2012


I love to do interviews, and have had enough experience that not only does it come naturally, but sounds that way - most recently I had a chance to talk with a professional consultant/journalist about the orchestra situation in the US. This is what he posted today:

If you’re interested in listening in on a closed door style conversation about the state of the field within the context of current labor disputes, then you’re in luck as Texas Public Radio (TPR) published an uncharacteristically casual and frank conversation I had with host John Clare on 9/5/2012. Although it was most certainly an interview recorded for the purpose of broadcasting, it comes across much more like a casual yet earnest conversation that just so happened to get recorded. The material was recorded on Labor Day, Monday 9/3/2012 so don’t forget that everything in Atlanta and Indianapolis had yet to explode.
My thanks to John Clare and TPR for providing such a luxurious amount of time to really dig into the good, the bad, and the ugly going on right now. There are two segments, one at the top of the page and the remaining interview is available at the end.

Monday, September 03, 2012

Labor Day 2012

Steven Stucky at the Great Wall of China
So what's on tap for your Labor Day? Perhaps you should listen to Einstein on the Beach? Some Amy Beach?
Relax with Michael Torke's Blue Pacific?

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