Previous Episodes of Ask Randall
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Episode 6 – July 19, 2020
As a conductor, how do you learn about all the instruments, even ones you don’t actively play?
Episode 4 – June 21, 2020
Essential African-American Composers and their Works.
Episode 3 – June 14, 2020
Are some instruments inherently harder to play than others?
Episode 2 – June 7, 2020
What’s it like to read the score while you’re conducting? How is it different than the way orchestra members may read a score when we’re listening to a piece? How do you track, visually all of the lines the score as we’re playing? Do you focus only on reading the lines that have the melody or places you need to cue?