"We have to be able to channel the spontaneity that commercial music challenges us to achieve... into our classical music... I would love to hear a classical musician who has as much rhythmic precision as a rapper!"
This week on Keep Calm and Choir On, Peruvian-American tenor and voice teacher, Dr. Christopher Sierra, talks with Ryan about classical music elitism and growing up in diversity, the importance of choir when you can't afford lessons, and bridging classical and commercial music pedagogies.
Also, get inspired listening to Jonathan Dove's "Seek Him that Maketh the Seven Stars," Frank Ticheli's "There Will Be Rest," and learn about the incredible work of Broadway's Babies and the Shanti Bhavan Children's Project.
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