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  • Writer's pictureSOUNDWEAVERS


Jan 6, 2021


Rosy, Blaire, and Adam discuss the #MeToo movement’s impact on the music industry, community music schools, and higher education, and the practices and resources institutions are implementing to address power disparities that jeopardize safe environments. The cast then chats about the burgeoning use of technology in higher education, from the rapidly changing landscape of recording technologies to the methods in which students and faculty members prepare and present performance in the studio and the concert space—and the affordability and accessibility of all these “new” tools. The cast also considers the evolving approaches to coaching ensemble musicianship online and the shifting expectations and outcomes of these new methods.

Soundweavers explores the triumphs and tribulations of the chamber music community through conversations with emerging and established performers, composers, and educators. Through dialogue, trialogue—and sometimes even tetralogue—with guest artists and ensembles, we delve into what it means to present contemporary and traditional classical, jazz, and folk music in today’s ever-shifting gig economy.


S1.E10 Transcript – Cast Chat
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  • Additional Resources

- Stephen Humphries, “Is The Music Industry Finally Facing Its #MeToo Moment?”, - The Christian Science Monitor

- Zoë Madonna, “Classical Music Saw a #MeToo Backlash in 2019”, The Boston Globe

- Kalia Vandever, “Token Girl”, Medium

- Teaching Music in the Age of COVID-19”, College Music Society



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