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Welcome to The Band Room! A podcast bringing you the best of band. Hosts, Dylan Maddix & Cait Nishimura sit down with the movers and shakers of the wind world, conductors, composers, teachers and performers. Have your ears opened to the new and exciting and take your seat in The Band Room!

Welcome to The Band Room! A podcast bringing you the best of band. Hosts, Dylan Maddix & Cait Nishimura sit down with the movers and shakers of the wind world, conductors, composers, teachers and performers. Have your ears opened to the new and exciting and take your seat in The Band Room!

Location:

Canada

Description:

Welcome to The Band Room! A podcast bringing you the best of band. Hosts, Dylan Maddix & Cait Nishimura sit down with the movers and shakers of the wind world, conductors, composers, teachers and performers. Have your ears opened to the new and exciting and take your seat in The Band Room!

Language:

English

Contact:

6474685075


Episodes

BRP 69 | Katahj Copley

1/19/2022
We welcome composer and educator, Katahj Copley to The Band Room! We spoke about his path, his compositional process, his involvement with the Millennium Composers Initiative, his social justice consortium for the California Band Directors Association and much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the BRP Store http://www.bandroompod.com/store Music...

Duration:00:55:59

BRP 68 | Midwest Memories

1/5/2022
Happy New Year! Join Dylan as he speaks with Cait about his first Midwest Clinic and his conversations with old and new friends: Keith Kelly, Nicole Piunno, Onsby Rose, Sean Murphy, Angela Schroeder, Rob Taylor and Gail Brechting, speaking about some of their favorite Midwest memories! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the BRP...

Duration:00:36:55

BRP 67 | Danielle Gaudry

12/14/2021
This week we welcome, Dr. Danielle Gaudry to The Band Room! Danielle is Associate Professor of Music at California State University East Bay where she serves as Director of Bands and Coordinator of Instrumental Music. Dylan, Cait and Danielle spoke about her very unique path, being a Canadian teaching in the United States, being a military musician and band director, the famous balance question and so much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through...

Duration:01:08:03

BRP 66 | Aaron Perrine

12/1/2021
We welcome composer, conductor and educator, Aaron Perrine to to the Band Room! We spoke about his path, composing for winds, how being a collaborator fits into his identity, conducting his own/others music, balance and so much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the BRP Store http://www.bandroompod.com/store Music used in this episode BRP Theme...

Duration:00:55:13

BRP 65 | Dale Lonis

11/17/2021
We welcome Dr. Dale Lonis to the Band Room! We spoke about Dale’s path, the influence of Benjamin Bloom on his leadership philosophy, parallels between rugby and music, working as a guest conductor and teacher, founding Music Mentors International with Ardith Haley, reminding us to engage and so much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the BRP...

Duration:01:05:25

BRP 64 | Tonya Mitchell-Spradlin

11/3/2021
We welcome Dr. Tonya Mitchell-Spradlin, Director of Wind Band Studies and Assistant Professor of Music Penn State School of Music to the Band Room. We spoke about her path, her past work with Tau Beta Sigma: National Honorary Band Sorority, programming with inclusivity in mind, working with composers and so much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the...

Duration:00:54:29

BRP 63 | Catherine Likhuta

10/20/2021
We welcome composer, performer and educator, Catherine Likhuta to the Band Room! We spoke about her unique path to where she is today, how performance influences her compositions, the importance of collaboration, her new piece Planet B and so much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the BRP Store http://www.bandroompod.com/store Music used in this...

Duration:01:20:57

BRP 62 | Karem Simon

10/6/2021
We had a great time speaking with conductor, clarinetist and educator, Dr. Karem Simon of the University of Prince Edward Island! We spoke about his musical beginnings, fostering a culture of community and excellence within a small community, being the best musician you can be, the UPEI Wind Symphony and so much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the...

Duration:01:13:28

BRP 61 | David Lum

9/22/2021
We welcome educator, tubist and conductor, David Lum to the Band Room! We spoke about his musical journey, his involvement with the Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra, the importance of developing student leaders, being a life long learner and so much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the BRP Store http://www.bandroompod.com/store Music used in this...

Duration:01:10:10

BRP 60 | Nicole Piunno

9/15/2021
This week we welcome composer and educator, Nicole Piunno to the Band Room! Dylan and Cait chat with Nicole about her musical journey, how trumpet performance influences her composing, overcoming injury, pivoting during the pandemic, the music biz and much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the BRP Store http://www.bandroompod.com/store Music used...

Duration:01:03:02

BRP 59 | Jienan Chen & Nicholas Ryan Kelly

9/8/2021
This week we welcome to the Band Room the two winners of the 2021 Canadian Band Association Howard Cable Memorial Prize in Composition: Jienan Chen and Nicholas Ryan Kelly. Dylan and Cait chat with the composers about their award-winning pieces, their musical journeys, how they each came to writing band music, and more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at...

Duration:01:15:49

BRP 58 | Gary Hill

9/1/2021
Welcome to season 4 of the Band Room Podcast! For the first episode of season 4 we are joined by Director of Bands Emeritus at Arizona State University, Gary Hill! Dylan, Cait and Gary speak about his musical path, neuroscience and how it affects gesture, his time at ASU, dog training, going against the grain, how his repertoire selection has changed throughout his career and so much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through...

Duration:01:33:47

Jodie Blackshaw Summer Bonus

8/25/2021
We're on summer break but don't worry, we're leaving you with something to listen to! Throughout the summer we'll be sharing some of our Patreon exclusive bonus episodes. This week we are joined by composer and educator, Jodie Blackshaw ! Jodie shares a story of when she stood up for artist recognition, but not in the way you might envision. Jodie is changing the world one maraca shake at a time! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through...

Duration:00:13:10

John Mackey Summer Bonus

8/18/2021
We're on summer break but don't worry, we're leaving you with something to listen to! Throughout the summer we'll be sharing some of our Patreon exclusive bonus episodes. Composer John Mackey joins us for this weeks bonus episode! You may be unaware but in Ohio during 1991 there was a great political scandal, one that shook Thespian Troupe 513, forever... Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band...

Duration:00:11:32

Rob Taylor Bonus Episode

8/11/2021
We're on summer break but don't worry, we're leaving you with something to listen to! Throughout the summer we'll be sharing some of our Patreon exclusive bonus episodes. We sit down with Dr. Robert Taylor, Director of Bands at the University of British Columbia for the second installment of our "BAND TRIPS GONE WRONG!" series. Rob regurgitates a memorable band trip to New York City with his students from Eureka High School. Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through...

Duration:00:11:55

Alex Shapiro Bonus Episode

8/4/2021
We're on summer break but don't worry, we're leaving you with something to listen to! Throughout the summer we'll be sharing some of our Patreon exclusive bonus episodes. For the first time in a public forum, composer Alex Shapiro shares her unique hobby from the 1980's to the early 1990's. You'll be sssss-sssss-sssshocked! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch...

Duration:00:19:39

Hanging with Dylan & Cait | Super Heroes and Composers

7/28/2021
We're on summer break but don't worry, we're leaving you with something to listen to! Throughout the summer we'll be sharing some of our Patreon exclusive bonus episodes. We start things off with Dylan telling the story of his work on Netflix's Umbrella Academy. Cait talks about an inspirational and influential time with composer, David Maslanka. Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast...

Duration:00:19:45

BRP 57 | Christin Reardon MacLellan

7/21/2021
We welcome Christin Reardon MacLellan, Director of Education and Community Programs for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Director of the UBC Concert Winds to the Band Room! We spoke about her musical path from Long Island, NY to Vancouver, BC, her work with the VSO, being adaptable, her advocacy work and much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the...

Duration:01:18:53

BRP 56 | Joel Puckett

7/14/2021
We welcome composer, Joel Puckett to the Band Room! We speak about his musical beginnings, his approach to commission projects, his piece “the secret from the river”, setting goals, mental health in a creative life and so much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the BRP Store http://www.bandroompod.com/store Music used in this episode BRP Theme...

Duration:01:17:30

BRP 55 | Jacquie Dawson

7/7/2021
We welcome conductor, educator and Director of Bands at the University of Manitoba, Jacquie Dawson to the Band Room! We spoke about her musical path from Newfoundland to Manitoba, her position at the University of Manitoba, band culture in Manitoba, pursuing her DMA at University of Kansas, balance and much more! Help support the Band Room Podcast by becoming a patron through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandroompod Help support the Band Room Podcast by getting your merch at the BRP...

Duration:01:03:29