Join host, Christine Smith, as she speaks with Dr. Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo, the Opalka Family Artistic Director of Albany Pro Musica. In the first of a two-part interview, Dr. Flores-Caraballo describes his love of choral music and music education. Come celebrate with us as he also announces a wonderful surprise about his upcoming Pro Musica International Choral Festival!
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Can athletics make you a better musician? Can music make you a better athlete? Join Christine as she speaks with Physical Therapist, James Wilks, about both questions, as well as diving into injury prevention. As a bonus, find out if Christine's performance preparation is actually healthy, or if she needs to find a new way to practice!
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Musicians vs Auditions Part 3: How to Make a Living in an Orchestra
Do you have what it takes to be a professional orchestral musician? In part 3 of our Musicians vs Auditions series, Christine talks with Madelyn and Brian Blanchard, both orchestral horn players. They share their expertise on choosing a college, auditioning, and navigating through the ups and downs of professional orchestral life.
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Musicians vs The World explores the lives, opportunities and challenges of musicians throughout the world. This podcast explores the day-to-day issues musicians face. We'll talk about everything from the business of music (auditions, money management, copyrights, education) to the personal (physical and emotional health, family dynamics, and burnout). With entertaining guests, this podcast is for professional, amateur, and future musicians alike! Come join the conversation!