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About This Show
Helping you "step up to the podium with purpose", this podcast was created for the young choir director, but perfect for any passionate musician, artist, choral enthusiast, musical entrepreneur, solopreneur, or sidepreneur. Each episode features interviews with some of the world's most accomplished choral conductors, and is formatted to keep you energized and inspired! Ryan Guth (the Tim Ferriss of choir) delivers a three-part episode beginning with "The Downbeat", a look into his guests' histories, learning experiences, and successes. The second segment is the "Forte" segment, where we explore the guests strengths and find out what qualities they posses that make them unique and different. In the FINAL segment, the "Accelerando" segment, guests will respond to short questions about their morning routines, favorite concerts and books, exciting projects, and advice they have based on their experience and feedback they've gotten from their life on Earth! Join Ryan for Technique Tuesday where he shares tips and tricks to help you step up the the podium with purpose!
Most Recent Episode
Homeless not voiceless, with Jonathan Palant
6 days ago
In this interview, I sit down with Jonathan Palant of the Dallas Street Choir to speak about the true purpose and mission of choral music and how it touches the lives of the disadvantaged just as much as those fortunate enough to be listening here today. Support our sponsor for this episode: KI Concerts Listen Bio Jonathan Palant teaches vocal music at both the University of Texas at Dallas and Richland College. He is also Minister of Music at Kessler Park United Methodist Church, adult choir director at Temple Shalom, and founder and conductor of Credo, a 115-member community choir, and the Dallas Street Choir, a musical outlet for those experiencing homelessness and disadvantage. From 2007-2011, he served as Artistic Director of Dallas’ Turtle Creek Chorale. Prior to that, Palant held collegiate teaching positions at Western Kentucky University and Madonna University, Livonia, Michigan. He taught secondary choral music at University School, an all-boys independent school in Cleveland, Ohio, and San Pasqual High School in Escondido, California. Dr. Palant sits on the board of directors of the Intercollegiate Men’s Choruses and has served on the state board of the Michigan chapter of the American Choral Directors Association and Youth First Texas where he was founder and conductor of Dallas PUMP!, a choir serving at-risk youth. Both Palant’s book, Brothers, Sing On! Conducting the Tenor-Bass Choir, and his Brothers, Sing On! Choral Series are published by the Hal Leonard Corporation. Dr. Palant holds degrees from Michigan State University, Temple University and the University of Michigan. Links www.JonathanPalant.com www.dallasstreetchoir.org Support the show on
Rated 5 out of
Ryan is inspiring! He knows how to speak in a way that motivates me to go into work each day and "step up to the podium with purpose". Love listening each week!
Date published: 2015-10-15