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Singer Grace Newcombe and bassoonist Andrew Burn talk weekly about the challenges of living as a musician in classical music. Some episodes include interviews with special guests working in the industry.

Singer Grace Newcombe and bassoonist Andrew Burn talk weekly about the challenges of living as a musician in classical music. Some episodes include interviews with special guests working in the industry.
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Location:

Switzerland

Description:

Singer Grace Newcombe and bassoonist Andrew Burn talk weekly about the challenges of living as a musician in classical music. Some episodes include interviews with special guests working in the industry.

Language:

English

Contact:

+410767070789


Episodes

The T-Shirt Episode

9/17/2019
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Grace and Andrew wear their branded T-Shirts today. Grace is looking for a microphone to help her record at home - Do you have any ideas for her? Andrew talks about an article in the most recent edition of the Double Reed, the journal of the International Double Reed Society (https://www.idrs.org/), which opens up about how some teachers have to grow and maintain their studio in order to keep their jobs. The Cartoon Slang: https://www.google.com/search?q=solid+dick+captain+america Our...

Duration:00:28:55

Scrying - Scrolling While Crying

9/10/2019
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Grace is considering returning to the digital world. She's activated her Facebook account (though so far only to help manage the Podcast's FB page!) and is thinking about getting a fancy phone! Are there missed opportunities if you don't have a digital footprint? Andrew did a cheeky business deal this week when bartering for an industrial reed-making machine. It was the first time he felt he was in the power position during a negotiation since musicians are so often negotiating from a weak...

Duration:00:30:04

Eat My Shorts - Social Media

9/6/2019
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Andrew talks about the perils of social media for musicians today. Do you feel anxiety over your career when you see your friends posting media about their own performing activities? Extra Bits: Bill Maher New Rule: Armed and Lonely, August 16, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGp-omDD3V0&t=202s Our Social Media Pages: Instragram https://www.instagram.com/surviving.classicalmusic/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/survivingclassicalmusic

Duration:00:09:13

Introductions

9/3/2019
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Links worth sharing: Both Grace and Andrew went to the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis: https://www.musik-akademie.ch/schola-cantorum-basiliensis/de/home.html Grace's ensemble, Rumorum, has a facebook page. Take a look! https://www.facebook.com/rumorum/ Andrew's bassoon reed business: https://bassoons.ch/

Duration:00:37:51

*Preview* - 1

8/28/2019
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A bit about living in Switzerland as a musician. The full episode will be publish on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2018

Duration:00:00:37