27 episodes

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.

Inside the Notes Erika Block

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    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

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.

    Julie Landsman, horn

    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.

    • 48 min
    Gregory Harrington, violin

    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.

    • 54 min
    Zoltán Fejérvári, piano

    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.

    • 38 min
    Giora Schmidt, violin

    Giora Schmidt, violin

    Violinist, Giora Schmidt is a dynamic performer and passionate educator.  In this episode, we discuss the important moments that solidified his commitment to music, his view on the magic of collaborating, and how teaching became a key aspect of his life and career.

    • 56 min
    Amit Peled, cello

    Amit Peled, cello

    Cello soloist and professor, Amit Peled, shares stories of his life in music.  From his early beginnings traveling to lessons, to the  unique scenario that brought him to Pablo Casals' cello, his journey is full of love, energy, and passion.  

    • 1 hr
    Jessica Phillips, clarinet

    Jessica Phillips, clarinet

    Jessica Phillips, 2nd and Eb clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, speaks about her incredible journey to the MET.  We discuss the mental preparation for auditions, the rigorous schedule of an opera orchestra, and the incredible guidance she received on her journey!  

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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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!

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