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@Percussion - 273 Agostinho Sequeira

February 25, 2021

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Hosts: Casey Cangelosi, Ben Charles, Karli Viña, and Ksenija Komljenović
Guest: Agostinho Sequeira https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1sKg64tk8orVg_4LFsGaOw

Intro music by Antek Olesik https://www.youtube.com/user/br7725

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01:17 Music History: Apple’s milestones - surpassed 10 billion song downloads in 2010, Britney Spears released her own brand of CD player – Bubble Gum (2000)
06:38 Guest intro: Agostinho Sequeira
08:09 Homework by François Sarhan
11:37 How was it to compete in TROMP virtually? (lockdown in France)
17:44 Performing as a hologram with an ensemble in the finals
21:39 Should competitions be held virtually in the post-pandemic future? Performing in empty halls to a live-stream. 
25:13 Fake audience noise at athletic events 
26:35 What has winning TROMP do for you?
29:10 Are competitions necessary to launch careers?
36:21 IG Questions: How do you study during quarantine? How did you manage to work and prepare such a huge repertoire for the competition during the pandemic?
42:44 Where does the healthy competition mindset come from?
46:44 IG Question: Who is your favorite composer?
49:09 Playing jazz on marimba
51:56 USA TODAY: Meet the Under 40 Musicians Who Are Making Classical Instruments Cool
01:02:30 IG Question: When is the last time you practiced tambourine?
01:05:20 Share a story from your rebellious times of studying in Lisbon