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@Percussion Podcast - 243 - Alana Wiesing

August 14, 2020


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Intro music by Luigi Morleo - 

0:00 Intro and hello.  Casey: History and Duke Ellington's ballet
6:05 Welcome, Alana! 
7:20 Your life change from freelancing vs full-time orchestra? 
19:50 Anything you were not prepared for in starting with the TSO?
25:45 Taking a summer off?  Summer festivals.
31:18 Any freelancing nightmare stories?  
37:00 Race and discrimination in the music world.  
As a minority in the percussion world, 
do you feel a responsibility to tell your story?
43:40 What is our responsibility as musicians to improve representation?
49:50 Ksenija: Cancel culture and if the artist offends.
1:18:53 Future of the TSO?