AN EPILOGUE
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by Victoria Pham
9M ago
So, I promised at the end of our season finale episode last week that I would separate a couple of minutes here just to have a moment of reflection and some dedicated time to say thank you to all of you out there that are listening. It’s almost been two years since I came up with the idea of interrogating classical music and creating some sort of space or resource where we could have conversations. I hadn’t really been a podcast person and only occasionally listening to the odd true crime and naturalist podcast here and there, but realised that this would be a great way to listen to thoughts a ..read more
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Joel Stern - Socially Active Listening: A New Practice of Ear Training
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by Victoria Pham / Joel Stern
9M ago
It is already the finale for SEASON 2: THE AFTERMATH and as a quick announcement, it is also the last ever episode of the DECLASSIFY podcast, but I will touch more on that later.  Today’s guest for the finale of the podcast is none other than artist, sound researcher, educator, curator and currently the artistic director of experimental arts company Liquid Architecture, Joel Stern. Joel was appointed the artistic director of Liquid Architecture in 2013 where in this capacity he has curated and produced festivals, exhibitions, concerts and publications in Australia and internationally. He ..read more
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Professor Cat Hope - Translating and Notating Noise
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by Victoria Pham / Cat Hope
9M ago
This week’s episode of DECLASSIFY welcomes on board someone whose research and collaborative-interdisciplinary approach to music making has influenced my own practice since I attended her composition seminar as a Conservatoire student back in 2015. This is none other than prolific composer, musician, performer and noise artist and currently Professor of Music at Monash University, composer and performer Professor Cat Hope. Described by Gramaphone Magazine as “one of Australia’s most exciting and individual creative voices,” Cat creates music, art and performances that are conceptually driven r ..read more
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Professor Helena Gaunt: The Musician as Makers in Society
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by Victoria Pham/ Helena Gaunt
9M ago
And it’s a new year! And we’re going back to the second half of Declassify Season 2. We’re straight into the grit of unpacking the classical music industry and where this is all headed in terms of strategizing change, contemplating collaboration in conservatoires and educational models as well having a think about broader funding models. There is no better person to consider that the prolific performer, director, researcher and now Principal at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, the National Conservatoire of Wales, Professor Helena Gaunt. Helena was A professional oboist for many year ..read more
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Tamara Kohler: Curating Cross-Art Experiences
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by Victoria Pham/Tamara Kohler
9M ago
Welcome back to Declassify Season 2 and we’re already on our last episode of this year! This week is someone quite remarkable and someone whose work I am sure many of you already know: Australian and Uk-based flautist, curator, educator and arts producer – Tamara Kohler. Tamara has performed and premiered countless new works of music for festivals around the worlf such as the Eighth Blackbird Creative Lab, Bang on a Can Festival and Darmstadt. She is the founding member and co-Artistic Director of contemporary ensemble, Rubiks Collective – an ensemble whose mission is about showcasing contempo ..read more
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Danielle Eva Schwob: Colouring Outside the Lines of Genre
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by Victoria Pham/ Danielle Eva Schwob
9M ago
And Declassify returns! We’re already halfway through this season, so quickly! This week the podcast welcomes none other than cross-genre whiz and interdisciplinary extraordinary, composer, performer, producer and curator Danielle Eva Schwob. Currently based across New York City and Los Angeles, Danielle is a staggeringly active artist and musician across multiple forms and disciplines. Her music has been featured at Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! and Philip Glass’s MATA Festival, just to name few. In this episode Danielle discusses her interdisciplina ..read more
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Jeremy Dutcher: Listening Towards Empathy
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by Victoria Pham / Jeremy Dutcher
9M ago
It's already episode 4 for this season, and today DECLASSIFY welcomes onboard the remarkable activist, tenor, composer and musicologist Jeremy Dutcher. Jeremy's music transcends boundaries: unapologetically playful in its incorporation of classical influences, full of reverence for the traditional songs of his home,and teeming with the urgency of modern-day struggles of resistance. A member of Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, Jeremy first did music studies in Halifax before taking a chance to work in the archives at the Canadian Museum of History, painstakingly transcribing Wolastoq song ..read more
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Claire Edwardes: Moving Beyond Sonic Conditioning
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by Victoria Pham/ Claire Edwardes
9M ago
Welcome back to Declassify Season 2! I am so pleased to welcome you all back to this new season, and most importantly, to begin this following season with a host of international guests and conversations. I am so pleased, not only to have returned, but to welcome Declassify’s third guest for the season, pioneering percussionist Claire Edwardes. Claire is a leading percussionist working as a soloist, recording performer and chamber musician and is the current Artistic Director of Ensemble Offspring. She is a forefront figure for the commissioning and performance of contemporary Australian music ..read more
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Robert McDuffie: Reformation and The Classical Crisis
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by Victoria Pham / Robert McDuffie
9M ago
And we return with Episode 2 of this season’s Declassify. This time this episode features none other than pioneering music educator and internationally renowned and Grammy nominated violinist, Robert McDuffie. Robert is the co-founder and artistic director of the Rome Festival for Chamber Music, and the founder for the McDuffie Institute of Strings at Mercer University – a unique course for musicians offering holistic training in music, liberal arts and business. In this episode, Robert talks about the need to reform the strucutres of the classical music industry, the significance of business ..read more
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Jessica Cottis: Considering Silence and Collaboration
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by Victoria Pham / Jessica Cottis
9M ago
Welcome back to Declassify Season 2! I am so pleased to welcome you all back to this new season, and most importantly, to begin this following season with a host of international guests and conversations. I am so pleased, not only to have returned, but to welcome Declassify’s very first guest for season 2 and it is none other than the incredible Jessica Cottis. Jessica Cottis is one of the most prolific Australian conductors working today having been named in 2018 as the Classical Face to Watch by the Times in the UK. In this premiere episode of Season 2, host Victoria Pham and Jessica Cottis ..read more
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