Inside the Notes is a classical music podcast by musicians, for musicians. Here we talk shop, and recall vivid memories of our journey in music. We strive to maintain the rich heritage of storytelling, and continue to keep ourselves connected to the incredible artists who came before us.
Craig Mumm, viola
Craig Mumm, associate principal viola of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, shares his favorite moments from his life in the opera pit. From inspiring singers, to working with Carlos Kleiber, we hear some of the opera's most beautiful moments.
Angela Beeching, music career coach
In this episode, career coach Angela Beeching, discusses the importance of finding your true purpose in music. As we grow our careers we must find a way to define exactly what our goals are, in order to reach them. Hear stories about how her own experiences in music and higher education lead her to the path of helping others.
Jason Haaheim, timpani
Jason Haaheim, principal timpani of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, shares his journey from Nanotechnology to the Opera pit. His deep understanding of Deliberate Practice changed the way he prepared for performances and auditions. Hear stories of how this style of practice broke down barriers and prepared him for life at the MET.
Julie Landsman, horn
Julie Landsman is a pioneer in the horn community. Her powerful tone, beautiful phrasing, and revolutionary pedagogy are just a few of her many strengths. In this episode we discuss her journey to the MET, the incredible impact her key mentors made, and her unwavering commitment to the music and her students.
Gregory Harrington, violin
Gregory Harrington sat down with Inside the Notes to discuss his unique niche in the music world. From his new recording of the Philip Glass Violin Concerto No 2, to playing anthems in NFL stadiums, and arranging jazz and popular music themes for performances, he has conquered new audiences and venues.
Zoltán Fejérvári, piano
Pianist, Zoltán Fejérvári, winner of the 2017 Concours Musical International de Montréal, discusses nerves, programming, and the balance of work and life.
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Such a delight!
Such a delight to listen to the intimate and personal stories of each musician! Host Erika Block asks just the right questions that inspire the guests to share stories you would never otherwise hear, which are as unique and diverse as the guests themselves. Keep them coming!