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I have had the incredible privilege to experience amazing musical moments, develop my teaching and growing as a musician over my career, and I have always loved sharing what I've learnt. That is why I am so excited about the Ian Bousfield Experience - now I can share these insights with you, no matter where you are!


Welcome to the Ian Bousfield Experience!

I have had the incredible privilege to experience amazing musical moments, develop my teaching and growing as a musician over my career, and I have always loved sharing what I've learnt. That is why I am so excited about the Ian Bousfield Experience - now I can share these insights with you, no matter where you are!

On the Ian Bousfield Experience you will hear episodes from my What I Learned From... series, my Heroes of Pedagogy interview series, Q&A Sessions from my listeners, a mix of highlights from masterclasses, lessons and keynotes, as well as my thoughts on a broad range of topics including pedagogy, the trombone, performance and the classical music world.

To listen, head to your favorite podcasting service and search for The Ian Bousfield Experience. Leave a review on iTunes and let me know what you think!

The Ian Bousfield Experience Ian Boufsield

    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 32 Ratings

I have had the incredible privilege to experience amazing musical moments, develop my teaching and growing as a musician over my career, and I have always loved sharing what I've learnt. That is why I am so excited about the Ian Bousfield Experience - now I can share these insights with you, no matter where you are!


Welcome to the Ian Bousfield Experience!

I have had the incredible privilege to experience amazing musical moments, develop my teaching and growing as a musician over my career, and I have always loved sharing what I've learnt. That is why I am so excited about the Ian Bousfield Experience - now I can share these insights with you, no matter where you are!

On the Ian Bousfield Experience you will hear episodes from my What I Learned From... series, my Heroes of Pedagogy interview series, Q&A Sessions from my listeners, a mix of highlights from masterclasses, lessons and keynotes, as well as my thoughts on a broad range of topics including pedagogy, the trombone, performance and the classical music world.

To listen, head to your favorite podcasting service and search for The Ian Bousfield Experience. Leave a review on iTunes and let me know what you think!

    Episode 45: Does Analysis Lead to Paralysis?

    Episode 45: Does Analysis Lead to Paralysis?

    In this episode I talk all around this famous statement, encompassing being extra ordinary, the difference between concentration and awareness, plus a smattering of scales and regular bowel movements!

    • 37 min
    Episode 44: The Jeremy Wilson Interview!

    Episode 44: The Jeremy Wilson Interview!

    Jeremy and I have so many interesting chats - here is your chance to eavesdrop! You will hear all about Jeremy's musical beginnings and you'll hear me put him through his pedagogical paces ;)

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Episode 43: A Tale of Two Beaches + Goodbye Bernard

    Episode 43: A Tale of Two Beaches + Goodbye Bernard

    I was fortunate enough to visit two very beautiful, yet very different coastal resorts this autumn. Here are my experiences. Plus, I couldn't help but add my few words to the many already written about the passing of Bernard Haitink.

    • 36 min
    Episode 42: Spirituality

    Episode 42: Spirituality

    Join me as I discover a form of spirituality in the practice room and am reminded of the communion of music. Also, a call to action to make sure that the arts are never sidelined again.

    • 39 min
    Episode 41: Competition Update, and Why Arthur Pryor is not a Load of Rubbish!

    Episode 41: Competition Update, and Why Arthur Pryor is not a Load of Rubbish!

    Follow my adventures in organising the fairest and most representative competition I can, plus take an amusing look at my childhood and Arthur Pryor.

    • 32 min
    Episode 40: Who Am I Without the Trombone and Mike Lovatt's Big Question (and Many More!)

    Episode 40: Who Am I Without the Trombone and Mike Lovatt's Big Question (and Many More!)

    Lots of great questions. Apart from the above: how to have a lucky day and inventiveness in the practice room.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Tbone Sean ,

Amazing job, Ian!

Fantastic insights into music, teaching and life from a remarkable person. Thank you, Ian, for such a wonderful and thoughtful podcast. I love it!

Mike-144 ,

Awesomely helpful but hard to listen to

I wish his mic setup as better audio quality. Too much reverb gives me motion sickness.

johnspins ,

Realistic and Relevant Topics and Discussions On Them

Ian discusses performance challenges we all have as musicians. There is some unfiltered, real life examples he shares in how we had taken them on.

Highly recommend!

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