Anthony Joseph Lanman is an active and passionate musician that divides his time between composing, performing, teaching and advocacy for new classical music. As a composer, Anthony creates music that reaches general audiences as well as new music connoisseurs. Embracing influences that range from progressive rock and metal, to medieval and renaissance music, to jazz, to new classical, Anthony strives to create a sound that is his own. He has written for ensembles and soloists around the world.
In this episode guitarist and composer Anthony Joseph Lanman discusses amassing over 400,000 SoundCloud plays, teaching adjunct, and mistakes made along the way.
Topics discussed in this episode:
- Kronos Quartet, Black Angels
- Generating 400,000 plays and not getting paid by SoundCloud (blog post)
- PROs (Performance Rights Organization)
- Kevin Kelly (Ep 82)
- We should get paid for our music
- Not getting an academic job
- Teaching adjunct
- Using all your skills
- Lessons Learned (blog post)
- Getting permission to set text
- Get the permission in writing
- You have to hustle
- You have the ability to shape your career
- Writing music for yourself to perform
- Coming face-to-face with your weaknesses
- Relating to performers as a composer/performer
- All the Cool Parts (podcast)
- 1 Track (podcast)
- Matthew Hinsley, Creativity to Community: Arts Nonprofit Success One Coffee at a Time
- Twila Tharp, The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
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