That's Not Spit, It's Condensation!

That's Not Spit, It's Condensation!
“That’s Not Spit, It’s Condensation” is a weekly podcast with conversations and discussions about all things music. In it, we’ll peel back the layers of what makes great musicians great, hoping to inspire others to achieve their maximum potentia

#82: Mark Houghton
Oct 21 • 83 min
Discussion with Mark Houghton, third horn with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and part owner of Houghton Horns
#81: Ashley Hall
Oct 14 • 72 min
Conversation with Ashley Hall, trumpet professor and manager of career coaching at the Longy School of Music about music competitions, personal development, career coaching, and work/life balance
#80: Keith Benjamin
Oct 7 • 98 min
Conversation with Keith Benjamin, professor of trumpet at UMKC
#79: Stay Strong, Be Kind To Yourself, and Never Stop Growing
Sep 30 • 32 min
The meaning behind “Stay strong, be kind to yourself, and never stop growing”
#78: Jason Haaheim
Sep 23 • 143 min
Discussion of deliberate practice techniques with Jason Haaheim, principal timpanist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
#77: Carrie Schafer
Sep 16 • 80 min
Discussion of Carrie Schafer’s musical career, struggle with alcohol addition, and her journey to better health and Whole Heart Wisdom
#76: Matt Bronstein
Sep 9 • 92 min
Conversation with Matt Bronstein, horn player with the Axiom Brass Quintet, about his career, dealing with his career altering injury, and more
#75: Josh Jones
Sep 2 • 78 min
Conversation with Josh Jones, principal percussionist with the Kansas City Symphony
#74: Austin Pancner
Aug 26 • 68 min
Conversation with Austin Pancner, the functional musician, about health and wellness for musicians
#73: Maya Stone
Aug 19 • 91 min
Maya Stone is a champion of music. She has commissioned and premiered several works by American composers. Recent projects include solo bassoon in Black Gospel Music, which includes collaborating with the composers Raymond Wise, Mark Lomax and William…
#72: Winning The Job: Grant Johnson
Aug 12 • 35 min
Discussion with Grant Johnson, assistant librarian with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, about the audition process for orchestra librarians, and what goes into that job
#71: Jarrett McCourt
Aug 5 • 74 min
Crisis Textline - text 741741 to be connected with someone to talk to anytime, day or nightNational Suicide Prevention Hotline - 1-800-273-8255Jarrett’s playing has been called “magnificent” by the Palm Beach Daily News and “warm, romantic and seamless”…
#70: Greg Hix
Jul 29 • 65 min
Born and raised in San Diego, Greg Hix currently serves as the Artist Liaison for the San Francisco Symphony. Prior to that, he was the Manager of Artistic Operations for the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson Hole, WY. He was a full-time member of…
#69: Micah Wilkinson
Jul 22 • 91 min
Conversation with Micah Wilkinson, principal trumpet with the Pittsburgh Symphony
#68: Ethan Bensdorf
Jul 15 • 82 min
Conversation with Ethan Bensdorf, second trumpet with the New York Philharmonic
#67: Martin McCain
Jul 8 • 89 min
Conversation with Martin McCain
#66: Lynn Hileman
Jul 1 • 100 min
Discussion of flow state for musicians and their practice sessions
#65: Lee Harrelson
Jun 24 • 72 min
Discussion of brass bands and starting the Fountain City Brass Band with Lee Harrelson
#64: Designing Your Own Fundamentals Routine
Jun 17 • 56 min
Discussion of designing a customized fundamentals routine
#63: Winning The Job: Jeremías Sergiani-Velázquez
Jun 10 • 41 min
Conversation with Jeremías Sergiani Velázquez about winning his job as principal second violin with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
#62: Mastering Audio With Brandon Jochum
Jun 3 • 20 min
Discussion of the mastering process for audio with Brandon Jochum
#61: Recording Your Instrument With Patrick Oliverio
May 27 • 29 min
Discussion of how to effective recordings strategies, tools, and more
#60: David Rodgers
May 20 • 79 min
California native David Rodgers is one of the most exciting young talents in Nashville’s jazz scene today. Currently an active member of Keb’ Mo’s band as keyboardist and musical director, he has also toured or performed with musicians including Taj…
#59: Winning The Job: Brendan Fitzgerald
May 13 • 46 min
Interview with Brendan Fitzgerald, bassist with the St. Louis Symphony, about winning his audition with the St. Louis Symphony
#58: Ryan Middagh
May 6 • 87 min
Ryan’s Instagram - (not insta_middagh. Episode was recorded in October, things changed!)Buy “Live From Nashville!”Ryan Middagh is the Director of Jazz Studies at the Blair School. Middagh is an innovative educator,…
#57: It Is Not The Critic Who Counts
Apr 29 • 15 min
This episode is about my thoughts on dealing with criticism. While I haven’t dealt with people who are overtly rude or mean, I’ve had my fair share of people who have decided who I am, and nothing is going to change their mind. The good news for me is…
#56: Michael Harper
Apr 22 • 32 min
Conversation with Michael Harper about overcoming playing injuries
#55: Tom Rolfs
Apr 15 • 99 min
Interview with Tom Rolfs, principal trumpet of the Boston Symphony
#54: We’re Talking About (Organized) Practice
Apr 7 • 27 min
Discussion of the benefits of organizing your practice
#53: How We’re Dealing With Our Life Under Quarantine: Kathleen Costello And Ryan Beach
Apr 1 • 39 min
This episode is a departure from our regularly scheduled interview content. Kathleen Costello and I wanted to share what we’re doing during this quarantine to try and stay safe, healthy, and happy. Some things have worked, others have not.Find beauty,…
#52: Freeway Philharmonic: Eric Yates
Mar 25 • 58 min
Talking with Eric Yates about his freelance career, developing relationships that can lead to great opportunities, and how to not be too hard on yourself as a teacher
#51: Ben Wright
Mar 18 • 55 min
Ben’s Website - www.benwrighttrumpet.comBenjamin Wright enjoys a varied career, performing as a member of the Boston Symphony, as a soloist and chamber musician, and teaching. Wright joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra trumpet section in July 2002 as…
#50: Winning The Job: Ryan Roberts
Mar 11 • 27 min
Interview with Ryan Roberts, the english horn player with the New York Philharmonic about audition success
#49: Nick Laufer
Mar 4 • 74 min
Nick’s website - www.nicklaufertrombone.comNick’s Instagram - Nick Laufer is an eclectic musician with experiences ranging across a wide array of musical styles. His enthusiasm and experience reaches from…
#48: Freeway Philharmonic: Will Hutchinson
Feb 26 • 39 min
www.willhutchinson.comWill Hutchinson is a singer/guitarist who is best know for his unique voice, original music, and his combination of fingerstyle and rhythm guitar playing. For the last three years he has made many wonderful relationships with event…
#47: Tom Siders
Feb 19 • 93 min
Tom Siders’ Instagram - me on Instagram - a rating and a review if you enjoyed the episode!Thomas Siders joined the BSO as Assistant Principal Trumpet in January 2010 and was promoted…
#46: Winning The Job: Tom Fleming
Feb 12 • 27 min
Tom’s Instagram - @flemingbassoonPrior to joining the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Tom Fleming has performed in North and South America, the Caribbean, Asia and Europe. Having earned degrees from Yale University and the Manhattan School of Music, he was…
#45: Jeremy Wilson
Feb 5 • 140 min
Interview with Jeremy Wilson, trombone professor at Vanderbilt University and trombone virtuoso
#44: Freeway Philharmonic: Kathleen Costello
Jan 29 • 57 min
Conversation with Kathleen Costello about starting and maintain a chamber music group
#43: BONUS: Waldorf Education with Dr. Lisa Grupe
Jan 22 • 124 min
Interview with Dr. Lisa Grupe
#42: Michael Martin
Jan 15 • 114 min
Interview with Michael Martin
#41: Winning The Job: Haley Bangs
Jan 8 • 37 min
Conversation with Haley Bangs about audition success
#40: Karen Cubides
Jan 1 • 109 min
Interview with Karen Cubides
#39: My First Year Of Podcasting Recap
Dec 15, 2019 • 33 min
Reflection of my first year of podcasting
#38: Freeway Philharmonic: Jared Rodin
Dec 8, 2019 • 60 min
Interview with Jared Rodin
#37: Paul Huang
Dec 1, 2019 • 75 min
Interview with Paul Huang
#36: Freeway Philharmonic: Jennifer Marotta
Nov 15, 2019 • 35 min
Conversation with Jen Marotta about how she built her freelance career as a trumpet player
#35: Winning the Job: Aubrey Foard and Nick Platoff
Nov 8, 2019 • 48 min
Conversation with Aubrey Foard and Nick Platoff about winning an orchestral audition
#34: Terry Rush
Nov 1, 2019 • 86 min
Interview with Terry Rush
#33: Jena Vangjel
Oct 22, 2019 • 47 min
Conversation with Jena Vangjel
#32: The 3 F’s Of Orchestral Success
Oct 15, 2019 • 25 min
Discussion of topics needed for orchestral success
#31: Freeway Philharmonic: Jamie Whitmarsh
Oct 8, 2019 • 49 min
Interview with Jamie Whitmarsh
#30: Jay Evans
Oct 1, 2019 • 76 min
Interview with Jay Evans
#29: Carlos Izcary: Part 3
Sep 22, 2019 • 84 min
Interview with Carlos Izcarary
#28: Discipline For A Better Future
Sep 15, 2019 • 25 min
Discussion of discipline using fun quotes
#27: Winning the Job: Mark Maliniak and Jaclyn Rainey
Sep 8, 2019 • 45 min
Conversation with Mark Maliniak and Jaclyn Rainey
#26: Bobby Horton
Sep 1, 2019 • 102 min
Interview with Bobby Horton
#25: Freeway Philharmonic: Will Baker
Aug 15, 2019 • 35 min
Interview with Will Baker
#24: Winning the Job: Chris Smith
Aug 8, 2019 • 54 min
Conversation with Chris Smith, principal trumpet, San Diego Symphony
#23: Barbara Butler
Aug 1, 2019 • 166 min
Interview with Barbara Butler
#22: Lessons From Indy
Jul 15, 2019 • 23 min
Discussion of the lessons I learned from not getting tenure with the Indianapolis Symphony
#21: Winning the Job: Jeff Lewandowski and John Romero
Jul 8, 2019 • 36 min
Conversation with Jeff Lewandowski and John Romero
#20: Glenn Michael Egner
Jul 1, 2019 • 116 min
Interview with Glenn Michael Egner
#19: I Didn’t Win, and That’s OK
Jun 22, 2019 • 28 min
Discussion of my Chicago Symphony Orchestra principal trumpet audition
#18: Freeway Philharmonic: Kathy White
Jun 15, 2019 • 25 min
Interview with Kathy White
#17: Winning the Job: George Goad and Derek Fenstermacher
Jun 8, 2019 • 36 min
Conversation with George Goad and Derek Fenstermacher
#16: Calvin Falwell
Jun 1, 2019 • 117 min
Interview with Calvin Falwell
#15: Starting Over: Changing Your Embouchure with Dr. Matthew Vangjel
May 15, 2019 • 79 min
Conversation with Matthew Vangjel
#14: Winning the Job: Ansel Norris and Joe Lefevre
May 8, 2019 • 34 min
Conversation with Ansel Norris and Joe LeFevre
#13: Lisa Wienhold
May 1, 2019 • 109 min
Interview with Lisa Weinhold
#12: Carlos Izcaray Part 2: Cancer and Venezuela
Apr 22, 2019 • 81 min
Part 2 of my conversation with Carlos Izcaray
#11: Arnold Jacobs and Mindfulness - What They Have In Common
Apr 15, 2019 • 12 min
How Arnold Jacobs and mindfulness have made me a better performer
#10: Winning the Job: Nathan Clark and Sam Huss
Apr 8, 2019 • 34 min
Conversation with Nathan Clark and Sam Huss
#9: Carlos Izcaray: Part One
Apr 1, 2019 • 141 min
Interview with Carlos Izcaray
#8: The Music of Harry Potter
Mar 15, 2019 • 46 min
Discussion of popular musical themes in the Harry Potter movies
#7: Freeway Philharmonic: Dean Haist
Mar 8, 2019 • 46 min
Interview with Dean Haist
#6: James Sullivan
Mar 1, 2019 • 89 min
Conversation with James Sullivan
#5: The Good, The Bad, and Things I Learned the Hard Way
Feb 15, 2019 • 29 min
Discussion of the successes and failures in my career
#4: Winning the Job: Jeff Strong and Tyler Lindsay
Feb 8, 2019 • 37 min
Conversation with Jeff Strong and Tyler Lindsay
#3: Kevin Fitzgerald
Feb 1, 2019 • 94 min
Conversation with Kevin Fitzgerald
#2: Powerlifting and Music - What They Have In Common
Jan 14, 2019 • 18 min
How powerlifting has helped me be a better trumpet player
#1: Demondrae Thurman
Dec 23, 2018 • 92 min
Interview with Demondare Thurman