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Discussions with the composers, mentors and participants of the Inception Orchestra Young Composers Mentoring Program. Bringing creativity to music education, we discuss why students should join and why our amazing line-up of mentors actively want to teach.

The Inception Podcast Akira Nakano

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Discussions with the composers, mentors and participants of the Inception Orchestra Young Composers Mentoring Program. Bringing creativity to music education, we discuss why students should join and why our amazing line-up of mentors actively want to teach.

    Sing Me the Color Blue!

    Sing Me the Color Blue!

    Inception Mentor favorite, Preston Scales, an R&B producer, singer and songwriter, shares his journey from the church to the studio and his philosophy behind his mentoring technique. We listen into a master class with Inception student, Angela Urrecheaga.

    And we are fortunate to share the WORLD PREMIERES of TWO of Preston's new singles: "Can't Hardly Wait" and "Problem".

    Preston will be the featured master class mentor on the Inception August 7th culmination Event. 

    Mentions:
    Instagram: @prestonscales

    American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers
    Classical Saxophone Project

    • 26 min
    Making Creativity Crackle... A Parent & Educator's Perspective

    Making Creativity Crackle... A Parent & Educator's Perspective

    Andrew Frishman, Co-Executive Director of Big Picture Learning, a nation-wide school system... and the father of two of our young composers, joins us to share his insights on the Inception Orchestra Young Composers Mentoring Program. 

    He will talk how his children have positively taken to Inception and about the opportunity that every youngster should explore.

    Los Angeles Inception Orchestra
    Big Picture Learning
    Fox Family Foundation
    Project InSight

    • 29 min
    About That Pivot...

    About That Pivot...

    Today on the Inception Podcast we speak to Inception Vice President Jack Aron and our longest tenured composer, Christopher Lee.  We ask Jack about his arrival at Inception and what he loves about the program. And we talk to Chris about his Inception journey, having been with the program both in-studio and on zoom.

    www.inceptionorchestra.org
    www.asmac.org
    https://schoolofmusic.ucla.edu/

    Jack Aron
    Chris Lee
    Akira Nakano

    • 23 min
    Why are you mentoring?

    Why are you mentoring?

    Inception Founder Akira Nakano talks to Inception Executive Vice President Karen Elaine, one of Hollywood's top calls for viola to discover why she volunteers her time week after week to the Inception Orchestra Young Composers Mentoring Program.  We'll discover why she has opened her rolodex along with the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC) to help bring top tiered musicians, composers and arrangers to help our students in music composition.

    We will also listen in on a mentoring session with Oud player, George Abud, as he brings his unbelievable musicianship to the table.

    www.inceptionorchestra.org
    www.asmac.org

    Karen Elaine
    Akira Nakano
    George Abud
    Mark Watters
    Charles Fernandez

    • 18 min

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