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Season 3, Episode 12: Leading With Intention w/Lia Snead


Release: 12/14 at 11amEST

In our last episode of 2022, we sit down with DMA Wind Conducting student at the University of South Carolina Lia Snead to have a conversation on confidence, being intentional with programming, and connecting with students from different communities.


Season 3, Episode 11: No One Man Should Have All That Power


Release: 11/30 at 11amEST

In this episode, we discuss the side effects we often see accompany rising fame and popularity within the classical music field and within popular culture. We also discuss the importance of the company you keep around you.


Season 3, Episode 10: Faith, Flute, and the Dangers of Social Media w/ Ashley Crawford


Release: 11/16 at 11amEST

In this episode, we sit down with flutist, social media influencer, and Professor of Flute and Woodwind Area Leader at Tennessee State University Ashley Crawford to discuss her latest successes, including the expansion of the Nashville African American Wind Symphony and presenting at the National Flute Association Convention. Read about Ashley at

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Season 3, Episode 9: Mythbusting DEI Assumptions and Biases w/Weston Lewis and Christopher Song


Release: 11/9 at 11amEST

In this episode we chat with UT Austin Wind Conducting DMA candidate Weston Lewis and LSU Music Education PhD candidate Christopher Song about their presentation "Mythbusters" and how they are deconstructing the myths surrounding diversity in the classical music field.

Season 3, Episode 8: "You Know What Really Grinds My Gears?"


Release: 11/2 at 11amEST

In this episode, we discuss an array of topics that are sore spots for us for different reasons. These topics include education, DEI Initiatives, and how to deal with colleagues. 

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Season 3, Episode 7: The State of Being Genuine w/ Liz Love and Robert Selaiden


Release: 10/19 at 11amEST

In this episode, we have a conversation with Liz Love, Director of Bands at Leander Middle School, and Robert Selaiden, Former Director of Bands at Leander High School, about what it means to be genuine and balanced on and off the podium.


Season 3, Episode 6: Nothing Without Community w/ Dr. Jack Eaddy 


Release: 10/12 at 11amEST

In this week's episode, Director of Athletic Bands at Western Carolina University Dr. Jack Eaddy joins us for a conversation surrounding the need for community and connection within music education.

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Season 3, Episode 5: The Loss of Privilege


Release: 10/5 at 11amEST

In this episode, we discuss the the side effects we see arising as equity efforts are pushed within the music community.

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Season 3, Episode 4: Is it Controversial or Just Facts?


Release: 9/28 at 11amEST

In this episode, we bring up topics and subjects that have been seen as controversial within our field and we question whether or not there's truth behind the controversies. 


Season 3, Episode 3: The Chocolate Maestra with Dr. Devan L. Moore


Release: 9/21 at 11amEST

In this week's episode, we sit down to have a conversation with Dr. Devan L. Moore, Assistant Director of Bands and Assistant Director of the Cowboy Marching Band at Oklahoma State University. We chat about her dissertation, #thechocolatemeastra, the struggles and nuances of navigating the music education field as a black woman, and what representation actually means.

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Season 3, Episode 2: Passion vs. Position


Release: 9/14 at 11amEST

In this week's episode, we discuss the current state of education and speak on what it means to have passion. 

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Season 3, Episode 1: Changing the Standard


Release: 9/7 at 11amEST

In the first episode of the third season, we give an update on where we all are now and have an in-depth discussion on where the classical music field is and where it should be heading. 

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