144 episodes

Crushing Classical podcast is an ongoing series of provocative interviews with musicians who are pioneering a new path in the classical music genre. I dig into musician's lives who have made an often risky move towards forging a unique path and creating a different kind of music career for themselves. This is particularly challenging in a field where the conventional approach is seeking employment in an orchestra. Join me and learn how others are redefining a thriving classical music career.

Crushing Classical Tracy Friedlander

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    • 4.9 • 79 Ratings

Crushing Classical podcast is an ongoing series of provocative interviews with musicians who are pioneering a new path in the classical music genre. I dig into musician's lives who have made an often risky move towards forging a unique path and creating a different kind of music career for themselves. This is particularly challenging in a field where the conventional approach is seeking employment in an orchestra. Join me and learn how others are redefining a thriving classical music career.

    Robert Franz: Tapping Into Creativity That Sets You Apart In The Marketplace

    Robert Franz: Tapping Into Creativity That Sets You Apart In The Marketplace

    What you'll hear: 
    - Creating a digital concert series - what that looks like and how his orchestra is making it a complete experience
    - Robert's take on being an assistant conductor... and how it can be a special position in it's own right, not just a stepping-stone
    - What it was like to conduct the Cleveland Orchestra in a duck costume (yes you read that right!)
    - How to build a following around something YOU created and what that can do for your future opportunities
    Find out more about Robert's activities HERE
    Subscribe to Robert's YouTube Channel and share his childrens' music videos with the kids in your life: https://www.youtube.com/user/RobertFranzConductor
    Online Empire Blueprint starts OCTOBER 14th! Don't miss this round of the program... this is the last round of my group program in 2020. Start 2021 off right by building your audience and creating new powerful income streams.
    https://www.crushingclassical.com/onlineempireblueprint
    Book your discovery call HERE

    • 44 min
    Hot Seat #1: Claire Galloway Weber: Crushing It In The Opera World

    Hot Seat #1: Claire Galloway Weber: Crushing It In The Opera World

    Welcome to my *NEW* series, The HOT SEAT, where I talk with musicians I'm working with in *real* time about audience building and creating businesses in the world TODAY!
    On today's episode I have Claire Galloway Weber, soprano, diction expert and program creator.
    We talked about:
    Claire’s opinions on creating your OWN career in the opera world AGE LIMITS and the problems with them - and how they limit young singers About the WRITING PROCESS in creating valuable content  And so much more Click HERE to find out more about Claire’s upcoming FREE training on September 25-26
    Click HERE to find out about her upcoming program for singers launching in October
    ALSO - Don’t miss my upcoming FREE training THIS WEDNESDAY September 23rd at Noon ET - Sign up HERE for access to the training!

    • 30 min
    Greg Harrington: True Success - Creating Your OWN Reality, Being Flexible And Finding Your Voice

    Greg Harrington: True Success - Creating Your OWN Reality, Being Flexible And Finding Your Voice

    What you'll hear:
    - The best approach when inviting someone to collaborate and how to communicate when you do it
    - Creative ideas for performance during this weird time
    - How to think of branding and what you offer as a musician
    - Why and how you should *ASK* for what you want from your audience
    And so much more!
    To hear more about Greg and to check out his latest album, go to https://gregoryharrington.com/
    To purchase Greg's album, click HERE: https://music.apple.com/us/album/glass-hour/1526467111
    Follow Greg on IG and FB @harringtonviolin
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    Online Empire Blueprint launches October 14th!
    Click HERE to learn more about Online Empire Blueprint!
    To book a call and find out more, click HERE 
    Sign up for my FREE training, The POWER of Interviews for Audience Growth - September 23rd... CLICK HERE to sign up!
     

    • 54 min
    Joseph Conyers: Finding True Purpose And Making An Impact

    Joseph Conyers: Finding True Purpose And Making An Impact

    What you'll hear:
    - How Joe manages social media with a busy symphony schedule
    - How growing an audience on Instagram changed his life
    - The story of his first audition failure... this one was a surprise!
    - Joe's POV on losses (powerful!)
    - The key to loving your career... this one is HUGE
    - The biggest problem in music education and what Joe is doing about it
    - And so much more!
    To find out MORE about Project 440 College Fair, click HERE
    To follow Joe on Instagram, click HERE
    To read more about what's happening in the Philadelphia Orchestra this season, click HERE
    Are you READY to start growing your own audience, evolving your career and creating new income streams? Online Empire Blueprint, my signature 10-week program, helps you get up and running, growing your audience and building your business. If you're interested, CLICK HERE to book a 30-minute discovery call!
    TUNE IN for a NEW podcast series on Crushing Classical... the Crushing Classical HOT SEAT series. On this series, see my clients coached in real time, and hear about the businesses they're currently creating as they grow and evolve their careers. Join me LIVE on Facebook on Thursdays starting 9/10 at 1:00 pm CT or SUBSCRIBE to this podcast for the most recent episode. 

    • 44 min
    Caleigh Drane: Making Your Dream Project A Reality

    Caleigh Drane: Making Your Dream Project A Reality

    What you'll hear:
    - Learn about the concept of enrollment and how it helps you make your project a reality without making you feel like you're asking everyone for a favor
    - How personal development transformed Caleigh's career - and how she uses what she has learned through years of her own work on herself with her coaching with clients
    - How she continues to make her dream projects reality
    - And so much more!
    Sign up for Caleigh's upcoming webinar, Release Your Passion June 25, 26 and 27th at 3:00 pm PT/12:00 noonET Click HERE to sign up!

    • 57 min
    Career EVOLUTION And The POWER Of An Audience: Jennet Ingle: The Invincible Oboist

    Career EVOLUTION And The POWER Of An Audience: Jennet Ingle: The Invincible Oboist

    Join me for this 3-part interview series discussing the power of an audience in your music career.
    First up: Jennet Ingle, orchestral and solo oboist and founder of The Invincible Oboist, a 10-week online program geared toward becoming a stronger, more confident oboist and reed maker. Jennet and I talk about how she built her audience and the launch of her new program, which is possible *because* of having an audience of people who know, like and trust her.
    Are you interested in growing an engaged following and expanding your career online? Join my FREE 5-Day Challenge, From Onstage to Online Empire - June 1st - 5th! Sign up HERE

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
79 Ratings

79 Ratings

chrishowardsocal ,

A must have podcast!

Tracy doesn’t pull any punches, and that is really refreshing in the music industry. Need someone to say the things that you NEED to hear? Download every episode right now and Tracy will probably speak to every single one. Thank you Tracy!

wandahhh ,

We needed this ‘cast!

Tracy is curious, knowledgeable & passionate. She also says what a lot of us are all thinking. Lots of cool guests & insight.

Violinauthor ,

Amazing/upbeat musical podcast

I’m loving this podcast! It’s great to hear the innovative ways classical musicians are influencing the society! Keep it up!

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