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Leadership in Three Time Zones . . .

My daughter was leader of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain for the 2014-2015 concert season and over the past several years has been fortunate enough to play under the skilled baton of numerous excellent classical music conductors, including Vasily Petrenko (pictured), Simone Young, Sir … Continue reading

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Uninspired !

Uninspired = Uninspiring = Mediocre Performance = Bored Audience Leadership has a definite knock-on effect. The principle of “shadow of the leader” came vividly back to me while sitting for 2 1/2 hours in the Royal Albert Hall in London listening … Continue reading

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The CEO and the Opera

“Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings”  -Ed Gardner As many of my readers know, my 12 year old daughter, Stephanie, plays the violin.  Guiding and supporting her as she learns … Continue reading

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