December 2015

12/20: How Do We Define Success?

How much does capitalism influence how we define success? Hosted by Andy Lee (@andyleedma).

12/13: What Can We Learn From Our Mistakes?

What can we glean from our forays into failure? Is there a split between the new music community and the traditional classical music community in their acceptance of mistakes, or aberrations in performance? How does this affect composition, performances, and career trajectory? Have mistakes lead to the discovery of a new technique or timbre? Do they make you a better teacher? Hosted by Daria Binkowski (@dariabinkowski).

12/6: On Opera

Composing for the voice; tackling the large-scale; chamber opera; production; commission; inspiration; dramaturgy, collaboration. Hosted by Jennifer Peterson (@gaspsiagore).