Blair Tindall

Blair Tindall appears in the following:

The Only Thing We Have to Fear: An Audience

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Paul McCartney recently revealed his stage fright was so bad in the early 1960s he thought about quitting The Beatles. The condition has curtailed the careers of major artists like pianist Vladimir Horowitz and singer Barbra Streisand. Today: some of the latest methods for coping with performance anxiety, from coaching ...

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The Art of the Day Job

Friday, September 04, 2009

With Labor Day weekend arriving, thoughts turn to the current economic recession and its impact on musicians. Today, Blair Tindall, author of the book Mozart in the Jungle and Ge Gan-ru, a Chinese-American composer who runs a company called Peony Online, join us to talk about the Art of the ...

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Musical protégés

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

For many artists, success would not be possible with the support and guidance of an elder statesmen. But for every fruitful mentorship there are others that go sour. We look at why the mentor-protégé relationship is so important in the arts and how sometimes the mentor can become a tormentor. ...

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Music and the Economy

Thursday, January 15, 2009

The global financial crisis is beginning to take its toll on the music sector, from the orchestra field, which has seen similar belt-tightening, right down to individual musicians, who are taking up second jobs. We speak with Drew McManus, orchestra consultant and blogger at Adaptistration, and Los Angeles Times contributor ...

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