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Episode 76 - Jordan de Souza

September 5, 2021

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Yet another conductor who spoke passionately, honestly, and openly about what we do and how we do it!

Jordan de Souza and I discussed so many topics - what seemingly mundane things can "piss people off" in an orchestra, what advice to listen to and ignore, how to say No to a debut with an orchestra for the right reasons, and after hearing his answer, what item will I now not be leaving home without when I travel?!

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This interview was recorded on 2nd May 2021 via Zoom.