Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Portfolio Composer

Feb 23, 2017

Susan de Weger is passionate about supporting musicians to thrive on and beyond the stage. Originally trained as a French Horn player, she left music to carve a career in business then pivoted back to music to go to grad school. Susan is changing the way we educate musicians through her role as Associate Lecturer in...

Feb 21, 2017

A coaching short on writing every day.

Give The Portfolio Composer podcast a Rating and Review!

Being a professional composer means you show up every day and do the work of writing music. It's essential, then, that you write every day. In this coaching short I discuss the importance of building in a daily writing...

Feb 16, 2017

John David Mann is an award-winning author whose books have sold more than 2 million copies, including the New York Times bestseller "The Red Circle" and the national bestseller "The Go-Giver." He performed his first composition, a musical score for Aeschylus’s "Prometheus Bound," in Greece when he was 13; won the BMI...

Feb 9, 2017

David Maslanka is best known for his more than 40 works for wind ensemble. His music is deeply informed by meditative explorations of dream spaces. Matthew Maslanka is the owner and general manager of Maslanka Press. He publishes many of David Maslanka’s works and manages David's residencies and commissions.

Give The...

Feb 6, 2017

Give the The Portfolio Composer podcast a Rating and Review!

A review of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.

Mindset by Carol S. DweckThe students with growth mindset completely took charge of their learning and motivation. Instead of plunging into unthinking memorization of the course material, they said: "I...