CMU School of Drama

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

What Am I Going To Do With All These Skills?

Butts In the Seats: I was recently talking to a conservatory trained pianist who has taken a position teaching at a liberal arts college this last semester. He was complaining about the politics and bureaucracy involved with working in a university system. At one point the conversation turned to him complaining that he didn’t understand why his students had to study math, history, foreign language, etc, asking what use was that to musician.

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