How clearly can we articulate to ourselves what inspires us and how it shows up in our work as musicians? How do we negotiate between new influences and our previously “established” voice? What can we gain from tracing past influences? Hosted by composer & student Cullyn Murphy.
What influences each artist’s own journey of growth, development, discovery, and creative output? Hosted by Wesley Ferreira.
How has your identity/self-labeling affected your work as an artist? Has identity been your greatest tool in your creativity? Has it been a hindrance due to insecurities in identity? Hosted by @RossCrean.
Under which conditions do we do our best work? Can establishing a routine help us beat self-sabotage? We will discuss creating positive environments and seek inspiring suggestions for how we do our work. Hosted by @hroadfeldt.
How can we balance originality, palatability, and creative freedom in an era of over-saturation? Hosted by Peter Bregman (@p_bregman).
Composing for the voice; tackling the large-scale; chamber opera; production; commission; inspiration; dramaturgy, collaboration. Hosted by Jennifer Peterson (@gaspsiagore).