I'm excited to share that my new podcast is ready for the world to hear! The Composer Chris 'Cast will feature discussions on music, the arts, film and TV, philosophy, and more! Guests will frequently join me for discussion.
On the newest episode of The Meatball Composer, I interview my friend and fellow music professor Dr. David Toledo. David teaches at California Baptist University and is the Director of Worship Studies. (Read more about him here.)
David and I became good friends while in Fort Worth, and I'm so glad we were able to do this episode and that we will stay in touch for years to come! I hope you enjoy our discussion on church music education. Watch it here!
For the past year and a half, I was running a podcast, "The Meatball Composer," just for fun while trying to improve my verbal communication skills. I decided to move it to a video format, and I've completed the first two episodes. You can access the YouTube playlist here.
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For the 7th consecutive year, I'm exhibiting at the Alleluia Conference at Baylor University, put on by Baylor's Center for Christian Music Studies. More than selling music (which would be great!), I'm hoping to make more connections with the music ministers that attend. They come from all over the U.S. and from several denominations. I'm particularly interested in learning how many churches offer music education and appreciation in some form to their congregations and communities. This could manifest…
Part of my artistic growth, I've discovered, requires more vulnerability about WHY I compose. This was challenging for me to write, because I don't like talking about myself, but I need to learn! Click here to read my latest post.