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Diversify the Stand

Diversify the Stand

By Ashley Killam & Carrie Blosser

Diversify the Stand is the podcast dedicated to creating an inclusive community by amplifying and learning from the stories of marginalized musicians, composers, conductors, educators, and creators in all facets of music! We will share stories and resources to learn ways to diversify our own stands!
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Episode 3.16 - Alexandra Fol, Matthew Lane, and Mikaela Tolf
Episode 3.16 - Alexandra Fol, Matthew Lane, and Mikaela Tolf
For our final episode of season 3, we are joined by trumpet player Mikaela Tolf, and composers Alexandra Fol and Matthew Lane. We discuss their commissioning project of new pieces for trumpet and organ from the composer and performer standpoint, as well as their upcoming performances! Transcripts are available for every episode thanks to our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about each of Fol, Lane, and Tolf, visit the links below: Alexandra Fol: https://alexandrafol.wordpress.com/ Matthew Lane: https://matthewclane.wordpress.com/ Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/ This will be our last episode of season 3 and we will return this fall for a new season of guests!
26:01
May 18, 2022
Episode 3.15 - Danielle Buonaiuto
Episode 3.15 - Danielle Buonaiuto
Episode 15 welcomes Danielle Buonaiuto, soprano, ED of Musica Viva NY, and co-organizer of ChamberQUEER. Buonaiuto shares some amazing insight into her experiences building inclusive, intersectional spaces in the field of choir, voice, and new music. Transcripts are available for every episode thanks to our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Danielle, visit the links below! Danielle’s website: https://www.daniellebuonaiuto.com/ ChamberQUEER: https://www.chamberqueer.org/ Musica Viva NY: https://musicaviva.org/ Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
27:30
May 11, 2022
Episode 3.14 - Brassy & Non-Brassy Resources with Casidy Reed
Episode 3.14 - Brassy & Non-Brassy Resources with Casidy Reed
One more podcast crossover this season! Episode 14 includes our talk with Casidy Reed from MusicHERstory, a podcast about equity and inclusivity in all facets of the music industry. We spend this episode with Casidy discussing a range of resources musicians may find useful when diversifying their own stands! We cover a whole range of resources, reading materials, podcasts, and organizations, highlighting some groups doing amazing work in the field! To learn about all the resources we talked about, click the links below! Diversify the Stand Music HERstory Podcas Programming Resources Catalog of Trumpet Music by Gender-Marginalized People and/or Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color, compiled by Ashley Killam Trumpet Music by Women, compiled by Dr. Amy Dunker Trombone Compositions by Women Composers, compiled by Dr. Natalie Mannix Works for Horn by Underrepresented Composers, compiled by Dr. Caiti Beth McKinney Works with Horn by Female Composers, compiled by Dr. Lin Foulk Baird Tuba-Euphonium Social Justice Initiative’s Composer Database Educational Resources Brass Music by Black Composers: A Bibliography, by Aaron Horne Bold as Brass Podcast with Melissa Brown Rising Stars Podcast General Resources & Organizations Anna’s Composer Database …And We Were Heard Boulanger Initiative & Consulting Program Castle of Our Skins Chromatic Brass Collective ColourFULL Music Composers Equity Project Decolonizing the Music Room Educational Resources for Music Performance/Ensemble Librarianship International Association for Women in Music (IAWM) International Women’s Brass Conference League of American Orchestras Lift Music Fund Music by Black Composers Music Theory Examples by Women (renamed MusicbyWomen) Rising Tide Music Press Sphinx Organization The Wind Repertory Project Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett's "Bored Games" for two trumpets and fixed media - eir website
45:51
May 04, 2022
Episode 3.13 - Amanda Collins
Episode 3.13 - Amanda Collins
Amanda Collins joins us for Episode 13! Amanda is a performer, educator, and activist for diversity and inclusion in the arts. She talks with us about starting up the DEI collective at Mizzou, her journey of taking some time away from music, and building relationships and networks in the music industry. Transcripts are available for every episode thanks to our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Amanda, visit the following links: Amanda’s website: https://www.acollinshorn.com/ Mizzou Horn Crew: https://www.acollinshorn.com/mizzou-horn-crew.html Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
38:29
April 27, 2022
Episode 3.12 - Bell Thompson
Episode 3.12 - Bell Thompson
Episode 12 brings in Bell Thompson, Philadelphia-based student, jazz trumpet player, and band leader!  We get to talk with Bell about her experience soloing with a variety of groups, getting into band leading, and her research focused on gender equity in jazz. Transcripts are available for every episode thanks to our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Bell, visit https://www.bellthompson.com/! Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
20:40
April 20, 2022
Episode 3.11 - Azalea Laredo
Episode 3.11 - Azalea Laredo
In Episode 11, we are excited to chat with Azalea Laredo, Stage Director, opera singer, and choral educator. Azalea talks with us about her musical journey in Mexico vs. in the US, building voice and Spanish studios, and teaching during a pandemic as an educator. Huge thank you to Meredith Fuller for editing this episode! Transcripts are available for every episode thanks to our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Azalea and her platforms, check out the links below! Website: https://www.azalealaredo.com/ Azalea’s Spanish YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ4VRh4_FSZqo0iH5TsuInQ Azalea’s profile at TakeLessons: https://takelessons.com/profile/azalea-l People can watch more videos and take group classes with me on TakeLessons Live - https://takelessons.com/live Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
28:60
April 13, 2022
Episode 3.10 - Dr. Emilie Amrein
Episode 3.10 - Dr. Emilie Amrein
Dr. Emilie Amrein joins us for our tenth episode this season! Emilie is a choral music educator, co-artistic director of Common Ground Voices/ La Frontera, activist, scholar, AND host of The Choral Commons Podcast! She talks with us about The Choral Commons Podcast, her social justice work, and making lasting change within the music field in regards to inclusion. Huge thank you to Meredith Fuller for editing this episode! Transcripts are available for every episode thanks to our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Emilie, check out the links below! Dr. Emilie Amrein: https://www.emilieamrein.com/ The Choral Commons Podcast: https://www.thechoralcommons.com/ Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
41:01
April 06, 2022
Episode 3.9 - Yoga for All Musicians
Episode 3.9 - Yoga for All Musicians
Our first TRIO! We are joined in Episode 9 by the three founders of Yoga for All Musicians, Dr. Brianne Borden, Claire Howard, and Amelia Rosenberger! We talk with these three about all things YAM, the importance of yoga specifically for musicians, and building a business from scratch! Transcripts are available for every episode thanks to our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Yoga for All Musicians, visit the links below: Yoga for All Musicians: https://www.yogaforallmusicians.com/ YAM Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YogaforAllMusicians YAM Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yogaforallmusicians/ YAM Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/uif3r1ampypupkhj12tzgzpvx Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
35:30
March 30, 2022
Episode 3.8 - Tyler Mazone
Episode 3.8 - Tyler Mazone
Episode 8 welcomes Tyler Mazone, composer, clarinetist, educator currently based in East Lansing, Michigan. Tyler is incredibly open and honest with us, talking about his musical journey as a deaf musician, ableism within the academic scene, and the fact disabled musicians are often left out of the DEIA space. There is so much to be done in the musical community to bring true accessibility to disabled individuals, and we chat about a few of the changes that can be done at any level! Transcripts are available for every episode thanks so our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Tyler and the resources he recommended, visit the links below: Tyler’s website: https://www.tylermazone.com/ @WeWantJustus twitter: https://twitter.com/WeWantJustus?s=20 This is the joint account of multiple disabled students who were kicked out of John Hopkins University when they needed accommodations and were met with horrible treatments. Content warnings for anyone triggered by abuse and harm in some of the stories, but this is an excellent resource to really understand the wide range of experiences of ableism in academia. Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
34:26
March 23, 2022
Episode 3.7 - Dr. Richard Antoine White
Episode 3.7 - Dr. Richard Antoine White
Get ready to be inspired with Episode 7! We are joined by Dr. Richard Antoine White, tubist, educator, author, and motivational speaker based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We had the best time talking to Richard about his book “I’m Possible,” his interview on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and his plans for the RAW Tuba ranch! Transcripts are available for every episode thanks so our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Richard, check out the links below! RAW tuba website - https://rawtuba.com/ RAW tuba film - https://www.rawtubafilm.com/ I’m Possible - https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250269645/impossible Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
35:27
March 16, 2022
Episode 3.6 - Master Sgt. Christine Purdue Jones
Episode 3.6 - Master Sgt. Christine Purdue Jones
Episode 6 features Master Sgt. Christine Purdue Jones, trombonist with the Ceremonial Brass in the United States Air Force Band in Washington D.C. We are thrilled to have gotten the chance to talk about her military band journey, benefits for military musicians, and how the band is working to create more inclusive programs with more diverse works. Transcripts are available for every episode thanks to our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Christine and the resources she recommended, check out the links below! U.S. Air Force Band - https://www.music.af.mil/Bands/The-United-States-Air-Force-Band/ Hope Arises commissions playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxqnNkoPILwV61y1Wk1yR7de1S3faVb9A Current vacancies in The United States Air Force Band: https://www.music.af.mil/Bands/The-United-States-Air-Force-Band/About-Us/Careers-in-The-United-States-Air-Force-Band/ And We Were Heard - https://www.andwewereheard.org Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
19:57
March 09, 2022
Episode 3.5 - Cait Nishimura & Dylan Maddix
Episode 3.5 - Cait Nishimura & Dylan Maddix
March begins with podcast crossover extravaganza #2! We are so excited to welcome Dylan Maddix and Cait Nishimura, hosts of The Band Room Pod to talk with us. They each bring amazing insight from the eyes of a performer, educator, composer, and podcast host into this episode. We talk with Dylan and Cait all about how The Band Room Pod began and expanded to include two incredible hosts, the variety of guests they bring on their show, and we all talk (and agree heavily!) on the importance of DEI work in music education. Tune in to hear their thoughts of the future of music ed and some of the exciting projects they both have coming up!. And if you recognize Cait’s name, yes - she was a guest early on in our first season of the podcast! Transcripts are available for every episode thanks so our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Dylan, Cait, the Band Room Pod and all the resources they recommended,  check out the links below! The Band Room Pod: https://www.bandroompod.com/ Dylan Maddix: https://www.bandroompod.com/dylanrookmaddix Cait Nishimura: https://caitnishimura.com/ Cait’s first episode on the DtS podcast: https://anchor.fm/diversifythestand/episodes/Episode-8---Cait-Nishimura-er78is …And We Were Heard: https://andwewereheard.org/ Canadian Band Association: https://www.canadianband.org/ Association of Canadian Women Composers: https://acwc.ca/ Canadian Music Centre: https://cmccanada.org/ Girls Who Conduct: https://girlswhoconduct.org/ ColourFULL Music: https://www.colourfullmusic.com/ Jodie Blackshaw: https://www.jodieblackshaw.com/ The Horizon Leans Forward: https://www.giamusic.com/store/resource/the-horizon-leans-forward-book-g10369 “Music Education and Social Emotional Learning” by Scott Edgar: https://education.musicforall.org/sel/ Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
44:02
March 02, 2022
Episode 3.4 - Dr. Elisa Koehler
Episode 3.4 - Dr. Elisa Koehler
Our first month of season 3 ends with our talk with Elisa Koehler. Trumpet, conductor, and author, Elisa is also the current music chair at Winthrop University. We get the honor to talk with her about her books, opinions on historical performance, and experiences in academia. Transcripts are available for every episode thanks so our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Elisa and all resources and organizations she recommended, check out the links below! Elisa Koehler Fanfares and Finesse: A Performer’s Guide to Trumpet History and Literature A Dictionary for the Modern Trumpet Player Books that helped her write her books: Rabiner, Susan and Alfred Fortunato. Thinking Like Your Editor: How to Write Great Serious Nonfiction and Get it Published Silvia, Paul. How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing Bielstein, Susan. Permissions, A Survival Guide: Blunt Talk about Art as Intellectual Property Newberry’s Victorian Cornet Band – Elisa Koehler, Conductor: The Gilded Age [CD] Brass From the Past [Blog and YouTube Channel] Organizations: Historic Brass Society International Trumpet Guild North American Baroque Trumpet Competition and Conference Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
23:24
February 23, 2022
Episode 3.3 - Dr. Egemen Kesikli
Episode 3.3 - Dr. Egemen Kesikli
We welcome Egemen Kesikli to our podcast for episode 3! Turkish composer, performer, and educator, Egemen is currently on faculty at the CU Boulder and Colorado State University. He is incredibly honest and vulnerable about his experiences in Turkey, the United States, and his mental journey toward musical self-acceptance. He brings up many questions without clear answers that composers, educators, and performers alike should hear! Transcripts are available for every episode thanks so our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Egemen, visit the links below! Egemen Kesikli: https://www.egemenkesikli.com/ https://www.libarts.colostate.edu/people/ekesikli/ Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
31:56
February 16, 2022
Episode 3.2 - Melissa Brown
Episode 3.2 - Melissa Brown
Our first podcast crossover of the season! For episode 2, we are so excited to talk with Melissa Brown from Bold as Brass Podcast! Melissa not only shares about her experience as a performer and educator in the UK, but she gives us a ton of insight into being a musician diagnosed with OCD. And of course, we talk all things Bold as Brass Podcast! Transcripts are available for every episode thanks so our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Melissa and the resources she recommended during our chat, check out the links below! Bold as Brass Podcast: https://boldasbrasspodcast.com/ Bold as Brass’s fundraising page - help get her to the U.S. this May!: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/bab-iwbc British Trombone Society: https://www.britishtrombonesociety.org/ IWBC: https://myiwbc.org/ Things Musicians Don’t Talk About Podcast Music HERstory Podcast: https://musicherstorypod.wixsite.com/herstory Rising Stars Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rising-stars-podcast/id1554854411 Brass on the Mind: https://m.facebook.com/groups/brassonthemind Female/Trans/Non-Binary Brass Players FB page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1575012705998504/ Bold as Brass podcast sounding board! Get yourself friends! Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
34:54
February 09, 2022
Episode 3.1 - Katahj Copley
Episode 3.1 - Katahj Copley
Season 3 launches with composer Katahj Copley! Carrie and Ashley talk with Katahj about his musical and compositional journey, dig deep into the inspiration behind a handful of his composers, and learn about a few incredible upcoming projects. Transcripts are available for every episode thanks so our team of interns and can be found https://www.diversifythestand.org/transcripts! To learn more about Katahj and all the resources he recommended, check out the links below! Katahj Copley - https://katahjcopleymusic.com/ Faculty at University of West Georgia - https://www.westga.edu/academics/art-culture-science/english-film-lang-arts/music/faculty-staff.php The University of Texas at Austin Music Faculty - https://music.utexas.edu/about/people/faculty And We Were Heard - https://andwewereheard.org/ Kevin Day - https://www.kevindaymusic.com/ Omar Thomas - https://www.omarthomas.com Storyteller - Jam group Find your community!! Intro & outro music is Eris DeJarnett’s “Bored Games” for two trumpets and fixed media. Visit eir website to learn more about them and pick up some great music!: https://erisdejarnett.com/
38:09
February 02, 2022
Episode 2.21 - Season 2 Recap Part 2
Episode 2.21 - Season 2 Recap Part 2
Episode 21 is the second of our two-part recap, where we say nice things about our guests and talk about what we learned this season! Our third podcast season will drop every Wednesday beginning in February 2022, so catch up on all our episodes and keep your eyes out for new episodes in February! In the meantime, if you'd like to support us, consider picking up some Diversify the Stand merch or getting yourself a copy of Winds of Change, and following us on Facebook and Instagram! Huge thank you to Hollyn Slykhuis for doing all the transcripts this season, which are available on our website for every episode! And a final thank you to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Season 3 is going to feature a new work for trumpet duet - can't wait to share! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
31:47
December 22, 2021
Episode 2.20 - Season 2 Recap Part 1
Episode 2.20 - Season 2 Recap Part 1
Episode 20 is the first of our two-part recap, where we say nice things about our guests and talk about what we learned this season! These recaps will end our second season! Third season will drop every Wednesday beginning in February 2022, so catch up on all our episodes and keep your eyes out for new episodes in February! In the meantime, if you'd like to support us, consider picking up some Diversify the Stand merch or getting yourself a copy of Winds of Change, and following us on Facebook and Instagram! Huge thank you to Hollyn Slykhuis for doing all the transcripts this season, which are available on our website for every episode! And a final thank you to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Season 3 is going to feature a new work for trumpet duet - can't wait to share! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
29:43
December 15, 2021
Episode 2.19 - Eris DeJarnett, part 2
Episode 2.19 - Eris DeJarnett, part 2
This week’s episode is the second part of our chat with Eris DeJarnett, an interdisciplinary narrative artist, composer, performer, and scholar. This week, we talk with Eris about the future of music, how performers and organizations can make lasting change, and learn about some incredible creators to add to our stands. Make sure to check out part one, which covers about eir upbringing in music, their experiences as an openly non-binary person, and the challenges ey have faced in and around the classroom. Transcripts are available on our website! From Dec. 1-31, 2021, 50% off two scores with code BuryTheDeadname by visiting Eris’s website: https://erisdejarnett.com To learn more about Eris and all eir recommended resources, check out the links below! TWITTER: https://twitter.com/honestlyeris INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/honestlyeris/ PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/erisdejarnett YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXuIe8U1JiKG1glN-p6sdPw SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/honestlyeris eris@erisdejarnett.com DISCORD: https://discord.gg/JYKnJkN7gy Music orgs: 5th Wave Collective: https://www.5thwavecollective.com ...And We Were Heard: https://www.andwewereheard.org Castle of our Skins: https://www.castleskins.org Decolonizing the Music Room: https://decolonizingthemusicroom.com WasteLAnd: https://www.wastelandmusic.org Queer resources: Gender Census: https://gendercensus.com AUREA: https://www.aromanticism.org Nonbinary Wiki: https://nonbinary.wiki/wiki/Main_Page Pronoun Dressing Room: http://www.pronouns.failedslacker.com People whose work Eris really admires: Nebal Maysaud: https://www.nebalmaysaud.com The Honourable Elizabeth A. Baker: https://elizabethabaker.com Mattie Barbier: http://mattiebarbier.com Cait Nishimura: https://caitnishimura.com brin solomon: http://www.brinsolomon.com Daijana Wallace: https://www.daijanawallace.com Tanner Pfeiffer: https://www.tannerpfeiffer.com Drew Swatosh: https://drewswatosh.com Lexi Temple: https://alextemplemusic.com Imani Mosley: http://www.imanimosley.com/welcome Matthew D. Morrison's essay: https://online.ucpress.edu/jams/article/72/3/781/107058/Race-Blacksound-and-the-Re-Making-of-Musicological
28:01
December 08, 2021
Episode 2.18 - Eris DeJarnett, part 1
Episode 2.18 - Eris DeJarnett, part 1
The next two weeks feature one incredible guest! In Episode 18, we talk with Eris DeJarnett, an interdisciplinary narrative artist, composer, performer, and scholar. This week, we talk with Eris about eir upbringing in music, their experiences as an openly non-binary person, and the challenges ey have faced in and around the classroom. Transcripts to both episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are on our website! From Dec. 1-31, 2021, 50% off two scores with code BuryTheDeadname by visiting Eris’s website: https://erisdejarnett.com To learn more about Eris and all eir recommended resources, check out the links below! TWITTER: https://twitter.com/honestlyeris INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/honestlyeris/ PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/erisdejarnett YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXuIe8U1JiKG1glN-p6sdPw SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/honestlyeris eris@erisdejarnett.com DISCORD: https://discord.gg/JYKnJkN7gy Music orgs: 5th Wave Collective: https://www.5thwavecollective.com ...And We Were Heard: https://www.andwewereheard.org Castle of our Skins: https://www.castleskins.org Decolonizing the Music Room: https://decolonizingthemusicroom.com WasteLAnd: https://www.wastelandmusic.org Queer resources: Gender Census: https://gendercensus.com AUREA: https://www.aromanticism.org Nonbinary Wiki: https://nonbinary.wiki/wiki/Main_Page Pronoun Dressing Room: http://www.pronouns.failedslacker.com People whose work Eris really admires: Nebal Maysaud: https://www.nebalmaysaud.com The Honourable Elizabeth A. Baker: https://elizabethabaker.com Mattie Barbier: http://mattiebarbier.com Cait Nishimura: https://caitnishimura.com brin solomon: http://www.brinsolomon.com Daijana Wallace: https://www.daijanawallace.com Tanner Pfeiffer: https://www.tannerpfeiffer.com Drew Swatosh: https://drewswatosh.com Lexi Temple: https://alextemplemusic.com Imani Mosley: http://www.imanimosley.com/welcome Matthew D. Morrison's essay: https://online.ucpress.edu/jams/article/72/3/781/107058/Race-Blacksound-and-the-Re-Making-of-Musicological
32:58
December 01, 2021
Episode 2.17 - Theresa May
Episode 2.17 - Theresa May
Episode 17 features Theresa May, Cleveland based educator and trumpet player. We talk with Theresa about juggling all her careers, Mourning [A] Blkstar, the Chromatic Brass Collective, and more! Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Theresa, the groups she is a part of, and the resources she recommends, check out the links below! Theresa’s website: https://www.theresamaytrumpet.com/ Mourning [A] BLKstar: https://mourningablkstar.com/ Chromatic Brass Collective (CBC): https://www.chromaticbrass.org/ Brass Music by Black Composer of Aaron Horne - https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/brass-music-of-black-composers-aaron-horne/1132776457 Find local composers in the community and start there first!! Jonathan Posthuma (I'll be premiering their work for trumpet and electronics)-https://www.jonathanposthuma.com/about.html [consortium members for a new solo trumpet + electronics work from Paul Klee : Painted Songs! members include: Evan Fowler (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) https://www.efowlertrumpet.com/ Garrett Fuller (Atlanta, Georgia) https://garrettfullermusic.com/ Connor Johnson (Lansing, Michigan) https://connorj799.wixsite.com/connorjohnsontrumpet Theresa May (Cleveland, Ohio) https://www.theresamaytrumpet.com/home Isaac Mayhew (Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota) https://www.isaacmayhewcomposition.com/ Over the next few months, I'll be finishing a work for solo trumpet which will be performed by consortium members in 2022.] Mourning [A] BLKstar collab with Christoph Winkler's dance company in Berlin:https://christoph-winkler.com/en/productions/we-are-going-to-mars-suite/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
24:60
November 24, 2021
Episode 2.16 - Rylee Short
Episode 2.16 - Rylee Short
Episode 16 features Rylee Short, composer and horn player now based in St. Louis, Missouri. We talk with Rylee about their music, interdisciplinary collaboration with other art forms, and advice to educators around creating safe spaces for especially transgender students. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Rylee and the organizations and resources they recommend, check out the links below! Website: https://www.ryeshortmusic.com/ Full performance of 926 : https://soundcloud.com/rdshort/926-feat-jacinda-townsend?si=217cb193ed8341b48febe76a5186a72d&fbclid=IwAR2DjRw-y4_a_fQ2BHXc_tUplrfGFNCJj1wxJ_Yp-0hezLrSmqiJZWcUq2Q Orchestra enigmatic - https://orchestraenigmatic.org/ Look up your local boards, ensembles, and organizations! Look up your local trans groups for support and to support Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
23:48
November 17, 2021
Episode 2.15 - Dr. Kaitlin Bove
Episode 2.15 - Dr. Kaitlin Bove
Episode 15 features Dr. Kaitlin Bove, Director of Band at Pierce College and Founder of ...And We Were Heard. We talk with Kaitlin about her teaching career, ...And We Were Heard, and her current breast cancer journey. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Kaitlin and the resources and groups she recommended, check out the links below! Kaitlin’s website - https://kaitlinbove.com/ ...And We Were Heard - https://www.andwewereheard.org/ Girls Who Conduct - https://girlswhoconduct.org/ Mentorship program application open through Dec 31 ADORE Project - https://theadoreproject.org/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
40:27
November 10, 2021
Episode 2.14 - Brandi Waller-Pace
Episode 2.14 - Brandi Waller-Pace
Episode 14 features Brandi Waller-Pace, educator, activist, and the Founder and Executive Director of Decolonizing the Music Room. We talk with Brandi about DTMR, being informed, and where she sees the future of music education. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Brandi and all her favorite organizations and resources, check out the links below! Decolonizing the Music Room - https://decolonizingthemusicroom.com/donate Decolonizing the Music Room Resources - https://decolonizingthemusicroom.com/resources The Score Podcast - https://www.revivalmusicproject.org/podthescore/ NPR Codeswitch - https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510312/codeswitch Bettina L. Love’s “We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching” - https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/40642377-we-want-to-do-more-than-survive Rising Tide Music Press - www.risingtidemusicpress.com Woke Kindergarten - https://www.wokekindergarten.org/ Colors of Classical Music - https://www.instagram.com/colorsofclassicalmusic/?hl=en @littleupbeatclass - https://www.instagram.com/littleupbeatclass/ @pinkmantaray - https://www.instagram.com/pinkmantaray/ @musicwithmissalice - https://www.instagram.com/musicwithmissalice/ The Conscious Lee - https://www.instagram.com/consciousleespeaks/ Blair Imani - https://blairimani.com/ Rhiannon Giddens - https://www.rhiannongiddens.com/ Francesco Turrisi - https://www.francescoturrisi.com/ The Carolina Chocolate Drops - https://www.rhiannongiddens.com/carolina-chocolate-drops Giddens & Turrisi at the Met - there is no other - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ignhso0iv9U&ab_channel=TheMet Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
31:42
November 03, 2021
Episode 2.13 - Devin Clara Fanslow
Episode 2.13 - Devin Clara Fanslow
Episode 13 features Devin Clara Fanslow, Chicago-based composer, game designer, and musician. We talk with Devin about her musical background, getting into game design, her experiences in music institutes, and the prejudice that transgender women face in the music world. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Devin, check out the links below! Devin’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/devinclara_f/ Devin’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3tC0eYRNZDqpktUNRHgt8A Fire Thief: https://firethief.bandcamp.com/releases Bat Hawk: https://www.facebook.com/bathawkmusic/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
29:16
October 27, 2021
Episode 2.12 - Rising Tide Music Press Summer Symposium Panel - “Diversifying Your Stand”
Episode 2.12 - Rising Tide Music Press Summer Symposium Panel - “Diversifying Your Stand”
We have a special episode today! This is a recording from a panel Ashley Killam led during the Rising Tide Music Press Summer Symposium, titled “Diversifying Your Stand.” She was joined by Estela Aragon, Marcus Grant, Ashley Hall, and Chloe Swindler! Learn more about these four guests at their websites: Estela Aragon - https://www.trumpetheadquarters.com/  Marcus Grant - https://www.msgrantmusic.com/ Ashley Hall - https://www.ashleyhalltrumpet.com/ Chloe Swindler - https://chloeswindler.com/ Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! And a huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
47:54
October 20, 2021
Episode 2.11 - Dr. Angela Elizabeth Slater
Episode 2.11 - Dr. Angela Elizabeth Slater
Episode 11 features Dr. Angela Elizabeth Slater, a UK-based freelance composer. We talk with Angela about how she found composition, her work amplifying women composers, and her numerous exciting projects. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Angela and all recommended groups and resources, check out the links below! Angela’s website: https://www.angelaslatercomposer.co.uk/ Full performance of Enclosing skies for solo accordion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiFzu5rRAUk&t=885s&ab_channel=AngelaElizabethSlaterCompositions Illuminate Women’s Music: https://www.illuminatewomensmusic.co.uk/ Music Theory Examples by Women Composers: https://musictheoryexamplesbywomen.com/# Expanding the Music Theory Canon: https://www.expandingthemusictheorycanon.com/ Ulysses Platform: https://www.ulysses-network.eu/ The Composer Site: http://composersite.com/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
36:45
October 13, 2021
Episode 2.10 - Ashleigh Gordon
Episode 2.10 - Ashleigh Gordon
Episode 10 features Ashleigh Gordon, violist, educator, activist, and co-founder and Artistic and Executive Director of Castle of Our Skins. We talk with Ashleigh about Castle of Our Skins, tokenism, authenticity, intentionality, and some really exciting projects coming up. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Ashleigh and all recommended groups and resources, check out the links below! Ashleigh’s website: http://www.violashe.com/ Castle of Our Skins: https://www.castleskins.org/ Dr. Louise Toppin: The Daymus African Diaspora Music Project (Dr. Louise Toppin): http://vdb.ry1inc.com/about-the-project The Sphinx Foundation: https://sphinxmusic.org/ Music by Black Composers: https://www.musicbyblackcomposers.org/ Challenge the Stats in Atlanta: https://challengethestats.org/ The Dream Unfinished: https://thedreamunfinished.org/ Tonality - vocal group in California: https://ourtonality.org/ D-composed quartet: https://www.dcomposed.com/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
33:55
October 06, 2021
Episode 2.9 - Lara Poe
Episode 2.9 - Lara Poe
Episode 9 features Lara Poe, a Finnish-American composer currently based in London. We talk with Lara about studying and composing abroad, her advice to aspiring composers, and her current projects. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Lara, visit her website: https://www.larapoe.com/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
25:35
September 29, 2021
Episode 2.8 - Dr. HyeKyung Lee
Episode 2.8 - Dr. HyeKyung Lee
Episode 8 features Dr. HyeKyung Lee, a professor and commissioned composer for the solo book project. We talk with HyeKyung about moving to the US from Korea, learning new composition techniques, and her career journey. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about HyeKyung and all recommended groups and resources, check out the links below! HyeKyung Lee’s website: https://www.hyekyunglee.com/ IAWM: International Alliance for Women in Music https://iawm.org/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
27:28
September 22, 2021
Episode 2.7 - Anthony R. Green
Episode 2.7 - Anthony R. Green
Episode 7 features Anthony R. Green, a composer, performer, social justice artist, and Associate Artistic Director for Castle of our Skins. We talk with Green about his musical journey, classism, and commodification in music today, and his current work. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Anthony and all recommended groups, composers, and resources, check out the links below! Anthony R. Green - https://www.anthonyrgreen.com/ Castle of our Skins - https://www.castleskins.org/ Anthony’s article - “What the Optics of New Music Say to Black Composers” https://nmbx.newmusicusa.org/what-the-optics-of-new-music-say-to-black-composers/ Ghetto Classics: https://www.artofmusic.co.ke/ghetto-classics/ The Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA) - https://4caapa.org/ African American Composers Initiative (AACI) - https://aacinitiative.org/ Castle of our Skins BIBA blog - https://www.castleskins.org/biba-blog Africlassical.com blog - https://africlassical.blogspot.com/ crazinisT artisT - https://www.crazinistartist.com/ perfocraZe International Artist Residency- [pIAR] - https://www.crazinistartist.com/piar-artist-in-residency/ Composers to check out! Brittany J Green - http://www.brittanyjgreen.com/ Elizabeth A. Baker - https://elizabethabaker.com/ Jessica Mays - https://jessmaysmusic.com/ Yaz Lancaster - https://www.yaz-lancaster.com/ Davon R. Gray - http://www.greyghostsound.com/devon-gray Dameun Strange - http://www.dameunstrange.com/ Marcus Norris - https://www.marcusnorris.com/ Kennedy Dixon Taylor - https://kennedytaylordixon.com/ Sakari Dixon Vanderveer - https://sakaridixon.com/ Valerie Capers https://valcapmusic.com/ His socials: IG/Twitter/FB : @piargno84 ; SoundCloud/Vimeo/YouTube : @piargno  ; website: www.anthonyrgreen.com ; www.castleskins.org Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
29:14
September 15, 2021
Episode 2.6 - Dr. Jose Leon
Episode 2.6 - Dr. Jose Leon
Episode 6 features Dr. Jose Leon, Florida-based trombonist and educator. We talk with Jose about his musical life growing up in Venezuela, the impact El Sistema had on his career, moving cities and finding gigs, and setting goals. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Jose, check out the links below! Jose’s website: http://www.joseleonardoleon.com/ El Sistema: https://sistemaglobal.org/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
26:16
September 08, 2021
Episode 2.5 - Ciara Glasheen-Artem
Episode 2.5 - Ciara Glasheen-Artem
Episode 5 features Dr. Ciara Glasheen-Artem, an educator, performer, and traveler. We talk with Ciara about music education in Ireland, the importance of sharing ideas internationally, and her unique career path. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Ciara and all recommended groups and resources, check out the links below! Comhaltas - https://comhaltas.ie/ Camerata Ireland Orchestra - https://www.camerata-ireland.com/ MTU Cork School of Music - https://csm.cit.ie/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
34:13
September 01, 2021
Episode 2.4 - Dr. Gina Gillie
Episode 2.4 - Dr. Gina Gillie
Episode 19 features Dr. Gina Gillie. We talk with Gina about the label of “composer,” her position as a professor and journey to get there, and diversifying horn repertoire. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Gina and all recommended groups and resources, check out the links below! Gina’s website: https://sites.google.com/a/plu.edu/gina-gillie---hornist-composer-vocalist/ Lin Foulk Baird: http://www.linfoulk.org/
23:34
August 25, 2021
Episode 2.3 - Dr. Lilly Corbin-Haley & Brian Corbin
Episode 2.3 - Dr. Lilly Corbin-Haley & Brian Corbin
Episode 3 features Dr. Lilly & Brian Corbin, founders of B. Corbin Clarinet Products, performers, and educators. We talk with Lilly and Brian about entrepreneurship, commissioning new music, and playing in a military band. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Lilly, Brian, and all recommended groups and resources, check out the links below! B. Corbin Clarinet Products: https://www.corbinclarinetproducts.com/#/ New Works Project: https://www.newworksproject.org/ Naxos Library https://www.naxosmusiclibrary.com/login Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
31:25
August 18, 2021
Episode 2.2 - Alonso Malik Pirio
Episode 2.2 - Alonso Malik Pirio
Episode 2 features Alonso Malik Pirio, a Grammy-winning performer, composer, conductor, and orchestrator. We talk with Alonso about his compositional process, finding inspiration, and winning a Grammy! Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website. To learn more about Alonso and all recommended groups and resources, check out the links below! Alonso’s website: https://www.alonsomalikpirio.com/ Buy his works: www.risingtidemusicpress.com NewMusic USA Reel Change: https://newmusicusa.smapply.io/prog/reel_change/ Tonality (Choir): https://ourtonality.org/ Fela Kuti: https://felakuti.com/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
30:15
August 11, 2021
Episode 2.1 - Christine Palmer
Episode 2.1 - Christine Palmer
Our first episode for Season 2 is Christine Palmer, trumpet player, Harrelson Trumpet manufacturer, and welder in the Denver, Colorado area! We talk with Christine about representation in instrument building, finding your niche in music, and freelancing. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are created by Hollyn Slykhuis and are posted on our website! To learn more about Christine and all recommended groups and resources, check out the links below! Harrelson Trumpets Website: https://www.whyharrelson.com/ Dirty Hands Fabrication: https://dirtyhandsfab.com/ Big Ol Pony: https://www.facebook.com/Big-Ol-Pony-235044807176953/ The Ghost of Joseph Buck: https://theghostofjosephbuck.com/ Quackestra: https://www.quackestra.com/ CIOMIT: https://ciomit.com/ Maching & CAD - Open sCAD, WindCAD, FREE! Accessing local hacker spaces Podast - Composer Question with Charlie McCarron - https://www.charliemccarron.com/composer-quest/ The Roots of Music in NOLA - https://therootsofmusic.org/
25:27
August 04, 2021
Episode 20 - Season 1 Recap PART 2
Episode 20 - Season 1 Recap PART 2
Episode 20 is the second of a two-part series recapping all the amazing guests Carrie and Ashley have had on the show so far! Carrie and Ashley will share some of their favorite moments with and about the rest of their season 1 guests and talk about the future plans for Diversify the Stand! Like we mentioned in the Part 1 recap, we will be taking July off of podcasting to build our book, but Season 2 will come back the first week in August! We cannot wait to share our next lineup with everyone! In the meantime, if you'd like to support us, consider picking up some DtS merch (https://www.diversifythestand.com/shop) and following us on Facebook and Instagram! Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
32:39
June 16, 2021
Episode 19 - Season 1 Recap PART 1
Episode 19 - Season 1 Recap PART 1
Episode 19 is the first of a two-part series recapping all the amazing guests Carrie and Ashley have had on the show so far! Carrie and Ashley will introduce a new DtS team member and then share some of their favorite moments with and about each guest! These recaps will close out our Season 1 episodes! We will be taking a "break" the rest of June and July off to focus on editing and building our book, but do not fret!!! We will be back and ready to learn with new music, stories, and guests on August 4th! Catch up and listen to any episodes you may have missed, and get ready for August! In the meantime, if you'd like to support us, consider picking up some DtS merch (https://www.diversifythestand.com/shop) and following us on Facebook and Instagram! Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
28:50
June 09, 2021
Episode 18 - Jenna Veverka
Episode 18 - Jenna Veverka
Episode 18 features Jenna Veverka, performer, educator, and co-founder of the Key of She Brass Workshop. We talk with Jenna about her organizations, projects, and composition and audition practices. Thanks to Hollyn Slykhuis, transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand. To learn more about Jenna and the resources and organizations she recommended to us, check out the links below! Jenna’s work - Solo Ascent: http://www.jasondovel.com/ → Click “Recordings” and then “New Unaccompanied Music for Trumpet and Flugelhorn (2020)” to hear a recording and download a free copy of the music! Key of She Brass Workshop: https://mailchi.mp/bd676a5acfc5/takingabreak University of Kentucky Summer Trumpet Institute: http://dovel.myartsonline.com/STI/index.html Dressember Foundation: https://www.dressember.org/ Longy Career Coaching with Ashley Hall: https://longy.edu/team/ashley-hall/ International Women’s Brass Conference: https://iwbc.memberclicks.net/ Brass Out Loud: https://www.brassoutloud.com/ We Create Jazz: https://www.facebook.com/WeCreateJazz/ New Downbeat: https://www.newdownbeat.com/ Brass for Africa: https://www.brassforafrica.org/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast,  and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
27:08
June 02, 2021
Episode 17 - Clare Loveday
Episode 17 - Clare Loveday
Episode 17 features Clare Loveday, an internationally acclaimed new music composer, known for her saxophone works and interdisciplinary writing. We talk with Clare about her varied experiences as a women composer in different parts of the world, her ongoing work to uplift the women around her, and her current musical projects. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand. Big thank you to Hollyn Slykhuis for the transcription! To learn more about Clare and the resources she recommended, check out the links below! Clare Loveday: https://clareloveday.co.za Clare’s Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/clareloveday Full “City Deep” Performance: https://vimeo.com/289882439 Women in Music South Africa: https://womeninmusic.co.za/ SAMUS: South African Music Studies Journal: https://www.sasrim.ac.za/samus/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
25:40
May 26, 2021
Episode 16 - Gala Flagello
Episode 16 - Gala Flagello
Episode 16 features Gala Flagello, composer, DMA student at the University of Michigan, Festival Director, and co-founder of the nonprofit contemporary music festival Connecticut Summerfest. We talk with Gala about Connecticut Summerfest, hidden music fees, making music accessible, and writing an opera! Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand. Big thank you to Hollyn Slykhuis for the transcription! To learn more about Gala and all the groups and composers she spoke about during our chat, check out the links below! LINKS Gala Flagello - https://www.galaflagello.com/ Music & Mindset Podcast - https://anchor.fm/musicandmindset?fbclid=IwAR3bC00P_d80q5FdRxHKrWc0bKoVXCoEBT6REFjLcxdtYEehuzdVnONWHSM A Seat at the Piano - https://www.aseatatthepiano.com/ Kristin Kuster - http://kristinkuster.com/ Promenade Opera Project (POP) - https://www.promenadeoperaproject.com/ Connecticut Summerfest - https://www.ctsummerfest.org/ GA Runoff Commissioning Project - https://www.kennedycomposer.com/ga Self-Talk: III. Pursuit performance: https://open.spotify.com/track/5IlXJfWICbgwUXNp4UbnFx?si=Ur2TLM9MQpqpASpZ8OtQMw&nd=1 Self-Talk Program Notes: “Self-Talk (2018) is a piece about the stories we tell ourselves—our inner voice, our commentary on our own actions and emotions. Each movement is a different manifestation of self-talk. The first movement, “Fable,” describes an instance where the protagonist learns about themselves over time through trial and error. The rhythmic material of this movement was derived from a line of Jim Harrison’s poetry: “I was a fable to myself.” The second movement, “Transformation,” describes a person’s shifting perspective over time, which parallels the transformations of the melody after each musical interruption. The final movement, “Pursuit,” propels the protagonist toward a predetermined goal with a few unexpected turns along the way.” CT Summerfest Faculty: Chen Yi: https://conservatory.umkc.edu/profiles/faculty-directory/chen-yi.html Carlos Simon: http://coliversimon.com/ Ken Steen: https://www.kensteen.com/kensteen.htm Nina Young: http://www.ninacyoung.com/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
24:59
May 19, 2021
Episode 15 - Dr. Alexandra Fol
Episode 15 - Dr. Alexandra Fol
Episode 15 features Dr. Alexandra Fol, an international composer, organist, pianist, and conductor based in Montreal. We talk with Alexandra about her research, composition career, and recent projects. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand. Big thank you to Hollyn Slykhuis for the transcription! To learn more about Alexandra and the resources she recommended to us, visit:  https://alexandrafol.wordpress.com/ https://independent.academia.edu/AlexandraFol https://cmccanada.org/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
21:09
May 12, 2021
Episode 14 - Yukiko Nishimura
Episode 14 - Yukiko Nishimura
Episode 14 features Yukiko Nishimura, a pianist, composer, and arranger from Japan and now living in Los Angeles. We talk with Yukiko about her life, composing career, and the current projects she is working on! Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand. Big thank you to Hollyn Slykhuis for the transcription! To learn more about Yukiko and the organizations and resources she recommended, check out the links below! Yukiko Nishimura Website: http://yukikonishimura.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yukikonishimura.composer Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUu6TC_mcCbYyxk8o0WKg6g The Society of Composers and Lyricists: https://thescl.com/ The American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers: https://asmac.org/ Alliance for Women Film Composers: https://theawfc.com/ Academy of Scoring Arts: https://scoringarts.com/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
29:28
May 05, 2021
Episode 13 - Dr. Lauren Rudzinskas
Episode 13 - Dr. Lauren Rudzinskas
Episode 13 features the General Manager of the International Women’s Brass Conference, Lauren Rudzinskas. We talk with Lauren about the International Women’s Brass Conference Mentorship Program, the Virtual Trombone Workshop, and impacts of the pandemic on her life and music as a whole. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Lauren and the resources she recommended, check out the links below! Lauren’s website: International Women’s Brass Conference (IWBC): https://iwbc.memberclicks.net/ IWBC Mentorship Program: https://iwbc.memberclicks.net/mentor-program#mentors_mentor The Practice Room Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1773497979390820 Kathy Henkel’s “Samantha Song”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqeMNMjrUZ8 Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
31:11
April 28, 2021
Episode 12 - Dr. Jeananne Nichols
Episode 12 - Dr. Jeananne Nichols
Episode 12 features Dr. Jeananne Nichols, Music Education professor, guest conductor,  historian, and narrative researcher based in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. We talk with Jeananne Nichols about her research with the Women in the Air Force band, interpreting history, confronting problematic musical pasts, and the ultimate band redemption story. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Jeananne, and the resources she recommended, check out the links below! Dr. Jeananne Nichols - https://music.illinois.edu/faculty/jeananne-nichols Women in the Air Force Band: https://www.music.af.mil/Bands/ArticleView/Article/1623972/womens-air-force-band-performs-final-concert/ Women’s Air Force Band Kennedy Center Performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4EI3YNYAMo&ab_channel=TheKennedyCenter Jill Sullivan - Bands of Sisters: https://books.google.com/books?id=S6zRabb3Hw8C&printsec=copyright#v=onepage&q&f=false Jill Sullivan - Women’s Bands in America: https://www.jwpepper.com/Women%27s-Bands-in-America/10978331.item#/submit The United States Air Force Band Diamond Edition (download available): https://www.music.af.mil/Bands/The-United-States-Air-Force-Band/About-Us/History/ Sherrie Tucker - Swing Shift: https://www.dukeupress.edu/swing-shift Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
48:22
April 21, 2021
Episode 11 - Dr. Brendan Ige
Episode 11 - Dr. Brendan Ige
Episode 11 features Dr. Brendan Ige, a performer, educator, composer, and founder of the Tuba-Euphonium Social Justice Initiative. We talk with Brendan about his music, TESJI, and a whole bunch of activism. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Brendan and all of the organizations he recommended, check out the links below! Brendan’s website: https://brassthoughts.wixsite.com/brendanige TESJI: tesji.org Men Wearing Dresses: https://www.facebook.com/MenWearingDresses Men Wearing Dresses album, Starlust: https://menwearingdresses.bandcamp.com/album/starlust?fbclid=IwAR3COxK6ruRr9Z-FfPGs3EdHU3FjvgyE0UqLxKEoYmZl0yQgZZeW2vRJye4 Daryl Davis’s TED Talk - “Klan We Talk?”: https://www.ted.com/talks/daryl_davis_klan_we_talk Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
32:42
April 14, 2021
Episode 10 - Allyssa Jones
Episode 10 - Allyssa Jones
Episode 10 features Allyssa Jones, a composer, performer, educator, and consultant based out of New Orleans, Louisiana. We talk with Allyssa about her background, leap of faith, and entrepreneurial adventures she has been launching! Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Allyssa and all the resources and organizations she recommended, check out the links below! That Spinster Life: https://www.thatspinsterlife.com/ Rising Tide Music Press: https://www.risingtidemusicpress.com/ Carter’s Jazz Clinics: https://www.cartersjazzclinics.com/ The Spirituals Database: http://spirituals-database.com/ Decolonize the Music Room: https://decolonizingthemusicroom.com/ Anti-Racism Daily: https://www.antiracismdaily.com/ Cultural Connections by Design: https://www.ccbydesign.org/ Free People of Color Museum: https://www.lemuseedefpc.com/ Treme’s Petit Jazz Museum: https://www.tremespetitjazzmuseum.com/ New Orleans Jazz Museum: https://nolajazzmuseum.org/ New Orleans Backstreet Cultural Museum: https://www.backstreetmuseum.org/ The Historic New Orleans Collection: https://www.hnoc.org/ Opera Créole: https://www.operacreole.com/ New Orleans African American History Museum: https://www.noaam.org/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
39:42
April 07, 2021
Episode 9 - Dr. Elizabeth Peterson
Episode 9 - Dr. Elizabeth Peterson
Episode 9 features Dr. Elizabeth Peterson, Associate Director of Bands at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We talk with Beth about her advice to young teachers, generational changes she has seen, and how her programming has changed over the years. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Beth and the resources she recommended during the podcast, check out the links below! Dr. Elizabeth Peterson: https://music.illinois.edu/faculty/elizabeth-peterson The Music Teachers First Year: Tales of Challenge Joy and Triumph: https://www.jwpepper.com/The-Music-Teacher%27s-First-Year/10289637.item#/submit The Music Teacher’s Later Years: Reflection with Wisdom: https://www.jwpepper.com/The-Music-Teacher%27s-Later-Years/10683403.item#/submit NPR Article: Why This High School Band Is Buying Music From Composers Of Color This Year https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/02/18/509133975/why-this-high-school-band-is-only-buying-music-from-composers-of-color ColorFULL Music: https://www.colourfullmusic.com/ ...And We Were Heard: https://www.andwewereheard.org/ Midwest Clinic: https://www.midwestclinic.org/ College Band Directors National Association: https://www.cbdna.org/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
20:48
March 31, 2021
Episode 8 - Cait Nishimura
Episode 8 - Cait Nishimura
Episode 8 features Cait Nishimura, Canadian composer based in Ontario known for her concert band works and pieces approachable for student-level ensembles. We talk with Cait about her composing background, flexible arrangements, and the connection between sustainability, mental health, and music. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Cait and the resources she recommends, check out the links below! The Band Room Podcast: https://www.bandroompod.com/ … And We Were Heard: https://www.andwewereheard.org/ The Nature Conservancy of Canada: https://www.natureconservancy.ca/en/ Ontario Parks: https://www.ontarioparks.com/en *Also, just look up your local parks!* Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
33:20
March 24, 2021
Episode 7 - Estela Aragon
Episode 7 - Estela Aragon
Episode 7 features Estela Aragon, trumpet player, educator, and music entrepreneur based in Austin, Texas. We talk with Estela about how her experience as an ESL student affected how she chose her instrument and her journey in building multiple successful music entrepreneurship platforms. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Estela and the organizations she is a part of, check out the links below! Websites: trumpetheadquarters.com - musicfitacademy.com Youtube: YouTube.com/trumpetheadquarters Instagram: instagram.com/trumpetheadquarters Facebook: Facebook.com/trumpetheadquarters Twitter: twitter.com/TrumpetHQ Brass Chix: https://www.stthomas.edu/brasschix/ Black Female Players in the Brass World:  https://www.trumpetheadquarters.com/black-female-players-in-the-brass-world/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
30:29
March 17, 2021
Episode 6 - Zoe Cutler
Episode 6 - Zoe Cutler
Episode 6 features Zoe Cutler, composer, creator, and performer based in Detroit, Michigan. We talk with Zoe about her journey as a musician, her experience in both the classical and jazz fields, and how she can become an entire brass quintet while playing on one instrument! Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Zoe, check out the links below! Zoe’s website: https://www.zoecutler.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC40QeUsU0VZcYuXz7F5Kj5g Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
30:37
March 10, 2021
Episode 5 - Dr. Jace Saplan
Episode 5 - Dr. Jace Saplan
Episode 5 features Dr. Jace Kaholokula Saplan, choral conductor, educator, advocate, and researcher based in Hawai’i. We talk with Jace about his upbringing in music, gender identities and gender expressions, the Nā Wai Chamber Choir, and how to have conversations with students and ensembles to talk about the controversial past of ensembles while moving to be culturally responsible. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Jace and the resources and organizations he recommended, check out the links below! Jace’s website - https://www.jacesaplan.com/ The Choral Commons with Emilie Amrein & André de Quadros - https://www.thechoralcommons.com/ Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples by Linda Tuhiwai Smith - https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/decolonizing-methodologies-linda-tuhiwai-smith/1116966901?ean=9781848139534 Black Women’s Liberatory Pedagogies: Resistance, Transformation, and Healing Within and Beyond the Academy by Olivia N. Perlow, Durene I. Wheeler, Sharon L. Bethea, BarBara M. Scott -  https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/black-womens-liberatory-pedagogies-olivia-n-perlow/1127000530?ean=9783319657899 Nā Wai Chamber Choir - https://www.nawaichamberchoir.com/ Mana Maoli - https://www.manamaoli.org/ Lili’uokalani Trust - https://onipaa.org/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
35:54
March 03, 2021
Episode 4 - Dr. Lauren Bernofsky
Episode 4 - Dr. Lauren Bernofsky
Episode 4 features Dr. Lauren Bernofsky, an international composer, violinist, clinician, and extraordinary person. We talk with Lauren about her upbringing into composing, her experience of new music settings vs. academic music settings, and the stories behind her upcoming projects. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Lauren and the resources she recommended, check out the links below! Lauren’s website: http://www.laurenbernofsky.com/index.php Violin music by Diverse Composers (compiled by Lauren and musicians on Facebook): https://drive.google.com/file/d/1w3z6zI0B6nPLpP8LldRp5HW2JQ5zzApY/view?usp=sharing Violin Music by Women: https://www.violinmusicbywomen.com/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
21:33
February 24, 2021
Episode 3 - Marcus Grant
Episode 3 - Marcus Grant
Episode 3 features Marcus Grant, a composer, arranger, educator, and director of the Trumpeter’s Multi-Track Competition. We talk with Marcus about his transition into teaching, TMTC, and advice he is for expanding our repertoire. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Marcus and all of the resources and groups he recommended, check out the links below! Marcus’s Website: http://msgrantmusic.com YouTube: http://youtube.com/msgrantmusic Instagram: http://instagram.com/msgrantmusic TMTC Website: http://trumpetmtc.org Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
30:19
February 17, 2021
Episode 2 - Mary Elizabeth Bowden
Episode 2 - Mary Elizabeth Bowden
Episode 2 features Mary Elizabeth Bowden, an international soloist, founding member of Seraph Brass, Chrysalis Chamber Players, half of the Dash Duo, Gold Medal Global Music Award Winner, trumpet professor at Shenandoah University. We talk with Mary about her recent trumpet concerto commission, how she balances so many ensembles and projects, and advice she has to musicians wanting to create opportunities for themselves. Transcripts to all podcast episodes are available for free on our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/diversify_the_stand To learn more about Mary and the groups she is a part of, check out the links below! Mary’s website: http://www.marybowden.com/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/marybowdentrumpet/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/marytrpt/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/marytrpt Seraph Brass: http://www.seraphbrass.com/ Dash Duo: http://www.dashduo.com/ Chrysalis Chamber Players: http://www.chrysalischamberplayers.com/ Apex Trumpet Symposium: https://apextrumpet.com/ Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
22:53
February 10, 2021
Episode 1 - Cassie Ruiz
Episode 1 - Cassie Ruiz
Our first ever episode features Cassie Ruiz, a Puerto Rican violinist and music educator originally from Chicago, the current elementary orchestra director for grades 4 and 5 in West Chicago, IL, and winner of the Illinois American String Teachers Association Emerging Educator Award! We talk with Cassie about her teaching during a pandemic and how she builds culturally responsive lessons that teach her students to become anti-racist while celebrating their own heritages. To learn more about Cassie and the resources she recommended, check out the links below: More on Cassie: https://ilmea.org/music-ed-blog/2021/1/6/this-is-music-education-west-chicago-school-district-33?fbclid=IwAR0MrZSkMUaYQ04ZMA0s6o5FZPwob0VNQxMFWbHlXYyNGEYZ4dSfsVLdX8g Music by Black Composers Violin books: https://www.musicbyblackcomposers.org/sheet-music/violin-volumes/ Decolonizing the Music Room: https://decolonizingthemusicroom.com/ White Supremacy Culture by Tema Okun: https://www.dismantlingracism.org/uploads/4/3/5/7/43579015/okun_-_white_sup_culture.pdf Huge thanks to Trevor Weston and Whitney George for letting us include their music in our intro and outro! Our recording of Weston’s “Fanfare for Changes” opens the podcast, and Ashley’s recording of George’s “Incantations” closes each episode. Visit their websites to learn more about them and their works below! Trevor Weston - http://www.trevorweston.com/ Whitney George - https://www.whitneygeorge.com/
25:20
January 18, 2021