The Last “Substance Leader” – Nelson Mandela
Well, we can decidedly close an entire volume of human history: another era has come to a close. Although we still have a 110 year old pianist who remembers meeting Gustav Mahler, we have lost the last bastion of trustworthy social leadership. Nelson Mandela worked for a living despite his … Give me more…
#PsalmQuest 11 – String Quartet 2
It feels like forever since I published a #PsalmQuest piece, and I guess it was, really – over a month ago! In fact, I finished composing that last piece at the end of September, so it’s really been 8 weeks. Some of that time was spent resting, but much of … Give me more…
Back to Choral Roots
A couple of months ago I was appointed Conductor of the 40+ year old Clearwater Chorus. It’s an ensemble of people who like to sing, and encourages adults of varying ages and abilities to make and share music together. At least, that’s what it is now. Although not titled a … Give me more…
Here’s a game we can all play
If you have visited my website during the past month, you may have noticed a little floating bar on the right that says “sign in to play” and I know some of you have wondered what that’s all about. Here’s the game: Every time you comment, share or like one … Give me more…
Seeking Leadership Stories
As a Conductor I am often held responsible not just for the instant moment-by-moment success of live music-making, but also the entire image, direction and resourcefulness of the whole organization. Every action and decision a leader makes directly influences outcomes and sales. (Click it to tweet it!) As you know, … Give me more…
There's more to music than music. (So go to a concert!)
I've got four complimentary tickets for my official debut concert with the Clearwater Chorus on Dec 22. Would you like them?
Join the chat on Twitter - ask a Conductor anything you like! Tuesday, December 10. http://stephenpbrown.com/askaconductor/
For the next 7 years I will be steadily composing 150 new pieces of music, each one based on a different psalm. Why? I'll tell you why.
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You know, right now, the collective experiences of my life are serving people like you who are looking to improve their leadership skills, enjoyment at being entertained, and desire for fresh classical music. I've spent the vast majority of my life wholly surrounded by a variety of musical genres and styles, and people seem to love that! Such diversity enables a greater perspective, as does my work in corporate, small business, education and self-employment. What are you waiting for?! Let's connect...