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The Mind Over Finger Podcast

Mar 27, 2020

Today on the show, I’m so excited to speak with the incredible and globally celebrated soprano Sondra Radvanovsky!

In our conversation, Sondra covers a variety of topics, including how she prepares for a role, the importance of understanding how we learn, how to perform at our best, and the importance of kindness in...


Mar 20, 2020

065 Kimberlee Dray: Adaptability & Mission in Music Making

I’m incredibly happy that my guest today is violinist and composer Kimberlee Dray!  Kimberlee is an incredible example of adaptability, resourcefulness, and courage in the face of adversity, and I can’t think of a better message to share today than her...


Mar 13, 2020

064 Karen Bulmer: Music, Mind, & Movement

I’m really happy to welcome Karen Bulmer, Associate Professor of Trombone, Euphonium and Tuba, at memorial University, and host of the Music, Mind, and Movement Podcast to the show!

In our conversation, with cover many topics, including:

  • How our feelings towards practice...


Mar 6, 2020

In this episode, we discuss many important topics, including curiosity and exploration in practicing, the importance of maintaining a strong technical regimen, strategies to learn and handle a lot of repertoire in the context of an orchestra job, and tactics to foster focus in the practice room. 

Robert also elaborates...


Feb 28, 2020

I’m incredibly happy to welcome someone I admire and respect profoundly to the show this week: Howard Herring, President and CEO of the New world Symphony!

In our conversation, Howard talks about the many aspects of NWS, including the first rate musical training , the incredible programs and initiatives that they...