Dr. Greg A. Steinke is retired, former Joseph Naumes Endowed Chair of Music/Art and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon; Associate Director, Ernest Bloch Music Festival (‘93–97) and Director, Composers Symposium (‘90–97) (Newport, OR); served as the National Chairman of the Society of Composers, Inc. (1988–97). Composer of chamber and symphonic music and author with published/recorded works and performances across the U. S. and internationally.
Dr. Greg Steinke discusses what it takes to build a career in academia including conquering the job search.
Topics discussed in this episode:
- Society of Composers, Inc.
- Remaining open to all the opportunities that come
- Creative process
- Pursuing the academic track
- Necessary soft skills
- Job interview killers
- Composition as theatre
- Paul Hindemith, A Composer’s World: Horizons and Limitations
- Wassily Kandinsky, Concerning the Spiritual in Art
- Gardner Read, Music Notation: A Manual of Modern Practice
- Elaine Gould, Behind Bars: The Definitive Guide to Music Notation
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