25 Best Conductor Podcasts
Here are 25 Best Conductor Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Renaissance Man - Philip Brunelle and Music
This podcast is an ongoing interview series with noted conductor, organist, musical leader, educator and entrepreneur Philip Brunelle.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact
2. Band Room Podcast
Welcome to The Band Room! A podcast bringing you the best of band. Hosts, Dylan Maddix & Cait Nishimura sit down with the movers and shakers of the wind world, conductors, composers, teachers and performers. Have your ears opened to the new and exciting and take your seat in The Band Room!
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 61 min Get Email Contact
3. Embrace Everything - The World of Gustav Mahler
New York City, New York, US
The Embrace Everything podcast series is an exploration and celebration of the music of Gustav Mahler. Throughout his life, Mahler insisted that music had to, literally, embrace everything. This makes his compositions unusually rich in what they offer both audience and musicians.
Play⋅ 955⋅ 594 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 23 min Get Email Contact
4. Down the Pit
Professional musicians Sami Merdinian and Ian Loew are the co-hosts of Down the Pit, a podcast series that delves into the world of classical music, bringing in leading conductors, composers, and performers to the show, to demystify, promote increased accessibility for the genre, and analyze its future.
Play⋅ 113 ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact
5. CSO Audio Program Notes
Chicago, Illinois, US
Founded in 1891, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is consistently hailed as one of the greatest orchestras in the world. In collaboration with the best conductors and guest artists on the international music scene.
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Play⋅ 247.4K⋅ 97.9K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 16 min Get Email Contact
6. Podium Time
The Podcast for Conductors and Students. On Podium Time we interview professional, established, and emerging conductors and conducting teachers from orchestras, symphonies, ballets, operas, and bands around the globe. We dig into the weeds of score study, rehearsal, leadership, musicianship, education, classical and contemporary composers, and all the things that they don't teach us in school. Classical music perspectives from the podium and the classroom.
Play⋅ 911⋅ 78 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 46 min ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
7. Kids Q The Music
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Rebecca Lane and daughter Zara Lane of Upper Beaches Music School talk to musical performers, conductors, composers, and kids like you to ask them the questions you've always wondered. Classical music is for everyone (especially kids!) and it's interesting and fun when you ask the right questions.
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Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 23 min ⋅ Dec 2020 Get Email Contact
8. Tea with Netty
What's brewing backstage with the Orchestra. Tea with Netty is the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment's new podcast hosted by viola player Annette Isserlis (Netty). Over a cuppa (or something a little stronger...), Netty chats with a variety of conductors, players and other guests as she 'spills the tea' on the side of classical music you don't normally hear.
Play⋅ 17.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact
9. Richardson Symphony Orchestra
Richardson, Texas, US
Join RSO's Music Director and Conductor, Maestro Clay Couturiaux, along with co-host Ross Sivertsen for behind-the-scenes conversations about the guest artists and performances of the Richardson Symphony.
Play⋅ 1.9K⋅ 463 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact
10. One Symphony with Devin Patrick Hughes
A podcast that explores classical music's relevance in our modern lives. Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes will share with you stories and conversations with musicians, composers, and artistic entrepreneurs that aim to unite us into one symphonic world.
Play⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
11. Vancouver Opera Offstage
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Vancouver Opera Offstage is an audio podcast with host Les Dala, chorus director, and associate conductor with Vancouver Opera. Join Les for this podcast as he chats with opera experts, artists, Vancouver Opera staff, and others to explore the world of opera on and off the stage. This podcast offers an insider's glimpse into the artistry, experiences, and perspectives of the talent involved in taking breathtaking opera productions from the page to the stage.
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Play⋅ 17.2K⋅ 13K ⋅8 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 22 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
12. Moveable Do
Composer and conductor Steve Danielson interviews other living composers to learn about their journeys, successes, and learning experiences. Each episode features an interview with the composers about their lives plus a review of 4 of their pieces (including audio!).
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Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact
13. Inside the Music: The Reno Phil Podcast
Welcome to Inside the Music: The Reno Phil Podcast, where we discuss the concerts, events, and other activities of the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra. Laura Jackson, Music Director and Conductor of the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, and Chris Morrison, the Orchestra's program annotator, are your hosts for informal and informative talks about the music and guest artists for each of the Reno Philharmonic's performances.
Play⋅ 6.9K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
14. UpBeat from Everything Conducting
Hosted by John Devlin and Enrico Lopez-Yañez, UpBeat is a podcast by conductors, for conductors that put an 'upbeat' spin on a range of topics. Whether you conduct an orchestra, band, chorus, ballet, opera, or another type of ensemble we want to help and provide a place for fun, engaging discussion. From the EverythingConducting.com team.
Play⋅ 1.7K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 66 min Get Email Contact
15. Musical Minutes with John and John
An informal and fun discussion between two classically trained conductors who also work in musical theatre.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact
16. Ic2us: The Evolving Conductor
Ic2us is your source for any and everything conducting, listening, teaching, and music making. Treat yourself to a weekly dose of musical inspiration as we pick the minds of great conductors and delve into note worthy repertoire. If you're a musician, teacher, or conductor: you've found your people.
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17. A Thousand Pictures ... of Classical Music
'A picture speaks a thousand words, but music speaks a thousand pictures'. Hosted by the Australian conductor Scott Wilson, the A Thousand Pictures podcast is an introduction to classical music: some of the most thrilling music ever imagined.
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Play⋅ 11 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 18 min Get Email Contact
18. The Choir Conductor
Welcome to The Choir Conductor Podcast! Zach Thompson is the host of The Choir Conductor Podcast. Each episode features a conversation with people in the choir or music education profession.
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19. BEETHOVEN WAS A ROCKSTAR
Welcome to Beethoven was a rockstar! A podcast that will explore The limits between music styles and why we created so many labels to define them.
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20. The Art of Listening
Ogden, Utah, US
Welcome to The Art of Listening, a Podcast about classical music, conducting, composition, the business of music, and how to listen to it all. Each week, conductor, composer, and violinist Gabriel Gordon and a host of featured guests discuss the Art of Listening.
Play⋅ 70⋅ 47 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 40 min Get Email Contact
21. Choir Baton
Choir Baton is a podcast designed to engage people in stories, ideas, and inspiration stemming from their life and choir. Join your host, Beth Philemon, as she interviews singers, teacher conductors, instrumentalists, composers, and community members.
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Play⋅ 600⋅ 28 ⋅3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 52 min ⋅ Dec 2018 Get Email Contact
22. Early Music Monday
Discussions and interviews about a wide range of topics within the choral art and how those principles can help conductors, singers, and audience members have a deeper appreciation for historical music.
Play 15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 54 min Get Email Contact
23. The Great Composers
The Great Composers dives deep into the lives behind some of the greatest music ever written. Host Karla Walker and conductor Scott O'Neil look at the world through the eyes of these gifted artists. Learn about obstacles they overcame, and their loves, losses, successes and failures. You'll feel you know Mozart, Rachmaninov and others as friends.
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24. Conductors' Brew
Orchestra conductors Larry Spell and Matt Mainella discus with their guests the joys and challenges of working in classical music.
Play 5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 69 min Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|John McKeever/John Norine, Jr.||anchor.fm||85|
|Dr. Lawrence Spell and Dr. Matthew Mainella||buzzsprout.com||54|
|Dylan Maddix & Cait Nishimura||bandroompod.com||54|
|Down the Pit||anchor.fm||35|
|John Devlin and Enrico Lopez-Yañez||buzzsprout.com||30|