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@Percussion 339 - Time Management & Work-Life Balance with Donnie Johns, Brad Meyer, & Tracy Wiggins

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Hosts: Karli Viña, Casey Cangelosi, Caleb Pickering
Guests: Donnie Johns, Brad Meyer, Tracy Wiggins
Producer: Karli Viña 

Intro music by Jack Yagerline https://jackyagerlinemusic.weebly.com/ 

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Timestamps
0:00 Intro and Hello
5:33 A Focus on Gratitude
9:00 Time Management Tips
14:11 The Eisenhower Matrix
18:39 When do you know when you’re doing too much?
23:40 More Time Management Tips
34:31 Email overload
42:03 Work-life balance for students vs. professionals
59:31 Essentialism by Greg McKeown
63:11 Top Healthy Habits

@Percussion 338 - Music Industry Careers with Jalissa Gascho

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Hosts: Ben Charles, Ksenija Komljenović, Karli Vina
Producer: Ben Charles
Guest: Jalissa Gascho
Intro Music by Jack Yagerline – Loop #2 (https://jackyagerlinemusic.weebly.com)

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0:00 Intro and hello
1:05 October 27 in history: premieres of Paul Creston’s Symphony No. 3 and Julius Eastman’s Stay On It
7:31 Welcome Jalissa Gascho!
8:40 Why Jalissa was interested in working for Yamaha
10:35 The music industry career path
16:50 How to talk to parents about music industry careers
19:04 Pivoting to a music industry career
21:38 Seth Godin’s book, Purple Cow as a source of inspiration
22:30 Other podcast and book inspirations
24:20 Skills not taught in school
29:21 Handling social media
36:06 The value of taking private lessons as a music business student
40:29 A “typical” or “atypical” workday in artist relations
47:07 The importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion
51:53 Working with John Wittmann

@Percussion 337 - Motion in Music with Mary Ellen Childs

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Hosts: Casey Cangelosi & Brian Nozny 
Producer: Casey Cangelosi
Guest: Mary Ellen Childs https://www.maryellenchilds.com/ 
Intro music by Shane Roderick https://www.shaneroderick.com/ 

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Drum Roll https://www.maryellenchilds.com/crash-to-cuba
Sight of Hand & Click https://www.maryellenchilds.com/video-1

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0:00 intro and hello
1:35 Happy birthday Neil Peart 
4:57 Welcome Mary Ellen Childs 
6:20 The current project.  The Schindler House 
12:30 CRASH Ensemble pieces 
14:10 "Drum Roll"
22:50 Sight of Hand.  Your influence? 
28:15 Being guarded about your visual pieces initially? 
31:35 Labanotation?  
34:06 Being intellectually satisfying and very entertaining.  Expectations.  "Click"
43:36 Playable music 
45:25 Making a career?

@Percussion 336 - Are You Getting Paid or Played?

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Hosts: Ksenija Komljenović, Casey Cangelosi, Ben Charles, Karli Viña, Caleb Pickering
Guest: Cameron Leach (http://www.cleachmusic.com/)
Producer: Ksenija Komljenović 

Intro Music by Jack Yagerline – Loop #2 (https://jackyagerlinemusic.weebly.com)

Topic: Are you getting paid or played? Tales of Finance in Percussion

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00:00 Stories of percussionists’ pants
01:20 Intro
04:40 Chess drama
06:53 Music History – October 13 and how much money Mahler made
09:21 Gust intro – Cameron Leach
11:40 When did you first start thinking about getting paid?
15:10 When did you set a minimum rate?
18:26 Has anyone spoken to you about finances?
21:22 What are trends that you notice between percussionists & money?
23:12 Press kit
27:46 How does one set a rate?
36:14 Negotiation
49:24 Taking low paying jobs at the beginning of a career
54:10 Cartage 
56:10 IG poll
01:02:00 University jobs and negotiation
1:07:45 IG question: ohpa8265 How do you determine the difference in a daily rate for places within 2hours/all others?
1:08:51 IG question: Orsonabram Is your artist fee for a performance dependent on equipment needs or travel?
1:10:21 IG question: Ryan Carlizzle I want to learn more about setting up multiple income streams - teaching, performances, composition/arranging (commission fee + performance royalties), endorsements
1:12:20 Pie chart of income streams

335 Roundtable - Cryptomnesia and Inspiration with Gordon Stout, Pius Cheung, and Gene Koshinski

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Host: Casey Cangelosi - https://www.CaseyCangelosi.com/ 
Guests:
Gordon Stout - https://gordonstout.net/ 
Pius Cheung - https://piuscheung.com/ 
Gene Koshinksi - https://www.genekoshinski.com/

Intro Music by Will Alderman https://www.willalderman.com/

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0:00 intro and hello
2:05 Cryptomnesia "Joke Theft and Cryptomnesia" by Joe Schoder
7:35 When is it intellectual property?  Barrow and steal.    
14:44 As we get older
17:58 Influence.  Pius barrowing from Boulez.  Giving credit
21:00 Practice composing
31:22 Favorite go-to examples for young people? Composition exercise ideas
34:35 Analysis and "Sedimental Structures" 
41:18 Gene's inventions
44:00 Imposter Syndrome 
49:55 More on inspiration 
53:33 The Great Gordon rant.  The Google Effect. A lack of listening.    
56:17 Are deadlines helpful? 
1:02:10 What do you hope to see next?  Hope to see less of?   
1:09:20 Retire!  Unprepared students

@Percussion 334 - Percussionist as Storyteller with Joby Burgess

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Hosts: Karli Viña, Casey Cangelosi, Ben Charles, Caleb Pickering
Producer: Karli Viña https://www.karlynvina.com/
Guest: Joby Burgess https://www.jobyburgess.com/ 

Intro music by Jack Yagerline https://jackyagerlinemusic.weebly.com/ 

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Timestamps
0:00 Intro and Hello
2:00 Today in History: Dizzy Gillespie, Mom’s Spaghetti, and Mickey Hart
7:00 Welcome to the show, Joby!
7:55 Joby’s upcoming album release: A Percussionist’s Songbook
20:33 Species by Graham Fitkin
23:27 Desert Swimmers by Dobrinka Tabakova
24:52 Throw Your Pumpkin (& Pick Me Up) by Jazz Ahmed
26:29 Take Me Home by Joby Burgess
28:16 Xylosynth on Love Without Hope 
31:41 Virtual instruments and studio work
40:02 Working with Max Richter
46:44 Challenges of studio work
55:40 Gabriel Prokofiev’s Concerto for Bass Drum and Orchestra
64:02 Virtual Marimba Choir

@Percussion 333 Roundtable - Podcast Creators with Damon Grant, Pete Zambito, and Josh Hartwell

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Host: Casey Cangelosi - https://www.CaseyCangelosi.com 
Guests:
Damon Grant - https://www.discussionsinpercussion.com/ 
Pete Zambito - http://www.petezambito.com/petes-percussion-podcast-the-episodes 
Josh Hartwell - https://www.hartwelldrums.com/trp 

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Timestamps:
0:00 intro and hello
1:50 About each podcast
8:40 Chat flow
10:25 Intros and segments
13:10 Recordings and copyright.  Audio only vs video?
19:30 Social media
34:45 Starting your podcast?  Planning and tech.
44:35 Scheduling and booking
47:20 Website hosting 
51:00 Have a plan for your show.  
57:30 Difficult guests 
1:02:05 What personal value have you received from doing your show?

@Percussion 332 - The Percussion Conservatory with Joshua Vonderheide

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Hosts: Karli Viña, Ben Charles, Ksenija Kolmjenovic, Casey Cangelosi
Producer: Caleb Pickering

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0:00 Intro and contest winners
4:15 History
10:18 Guest intro
11:32 Josh's Background 
16:00 Playing in an orchestra
23:18 What is The Percussion Conservatory?
30:43 The Repertoire, with William James
34:20 Entrepreneurship
41:48 The Studio
44:50 Ksenija wants a hologram
47:50 How do people get involved with being educators on The Percussion Conservatory?
51:45 Subscription information
55:30 Inquisitive Students
60:00 The future of The Percussion Conservatory
1:02:30 Wrap

@Percussion 331 - Forging a Percussion Career with John R. Beck

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Hosts: Karli Viña, Ben Charles
Producer: Karli Viña https://www.karlynvina.com/
Guest: John R. Beck https://johnrbeckpercussion.com/

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Timestamps
0:00 Intro and Hello
:40 Today in History: Sir Edward Elgar’s Birthday
5:09 Welcome to the show, John!
6:15 John’s career path
12:34 New Sousa Band
24:52 Uncertainty and doubt along a career path
37:20 Important skills for a successful career
47:13 Drum circle facilitation
57:26 What is a successful career?

@Percussion 330 - University Job Pursuit - Interviews

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Hosts: Ksenija Komljenović, Casey Cangelosi, Ben Charles, Tracy Wiggins, Marco Schirripa
Producer: Ksenija Komljenović
Topic: University Job Pursuit – Interviews

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00:00 Intro
00:20 Music History - May 26 (Chris Cornell’s funeral and experiencing deaths of musical idols, Moondog’s birthday)
07:48 Phone/Skype/Zoom interview
10:05 Questions to expect at the semi-final interview
18:25 Problem with “tell us about a conflict/challenge”
29:36 Practice interviews
32:45 Red flags in interviews
38:28 On-campus interviews
44:32 Types of on-campus interviews: committee, dean, chair, students, president/vice-president
46:02 A sample of questions for applied instrument position
48:28 Book recommendation: On Staff by Donald L. Hamann
50:23 Book recommendation: The Professor Is In by Karen Kelsky
54:22 Physical presentation while on campus
58:10 On-campus recital repertoire
1:02:21 Admin interviews
1:11:34 Being asked about responsibilities you have not had before
1:15:17 Social media questions: 
How important is it for the committee to keep everything consistent throughout the phone interview? (Justin Ball)
1:17:04 What happens when nobody gets the job? How often does this happen? 
1:19:37 Talk about the importance/weight of the teaching demonstration vs. the performance 
1:22:16 Discuss whether or not all search committees hire a third party organization/company to select the finalists for a position. If not, how do they avoid bias or discrimination? 
1:23:51 When applying for a first job, what’s the value of a social media presence these days? (Ryan Boehme)
1:27:10 Is it worth applying for full time positions as an ABD student or is it safer to apply for part-time/adjunct roles until a doctorate is earned?
1:30:02 Community college jobs

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