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Using Geek Culture to Bring a Love of Music to the Masses

Using Geek Culture to Bring a Love of Music to the Masses

In the heart of the Ozarks, Conductor and Music Director of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Kyle Wiley Pickett, uses geek culture to introduce instrumental music to a broader, non-traditional audience. I sat down with the Conductor to talk about his influences, his approach to programming, and how to instill a love of music in children. Read More

GeekDad Interviews rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes’ Jason Michael Paul

GeekDad Interviews rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes’ Jason Michael Paul

Just as video games and video gamers have grown up, so has the video game soundtrack. Whether it’s the tinny electronica of a retro-style beat-’em-up or the orchestral might of the latest system-selling FPS, game music composers are at long last being recognized for the work they do to help craft the immersive digital experience. Read More