In the past few weeks, I have been involved with a lot of criticism, both giving and receiving. I would like to share some concerns I have with criticism in this post. [Read more…]
This TED video couldn’t have come at a better time for me, personally. Having just had my conducting debut (I conducted NMSU’s opera scenes, and I really enjoyed it…and enjoy saying “conducting debut”), I really appreciated this talk given by Itay Talgam about how various conductors lead. It’s complete with videos of great performances and lots of good humor.