Setting a Foundation
Welcome to Create a Musical Snapshot
Dana Kelley—violist and Ensemble Connect alum—introduces a Musical Snapshot and how she uses these skills in her career.
Part 2: Entry Points in Music
Brad Balliett—bassoonist, composer, and Ensemble Connect alum—applies the tools of teaching artists to music to engage audiences more deeply in this four-part video series.
Part 3: A Closer Look
Explore musical snapshots created by Ensemble Connect fellows and alums, and hear from Dana Kelley, Brad Balliett, and Laura Weiner about their process.
Part 4: Create Your Musical Snapshot
Laura Weiner—French horn player, teaching artist, and Ensemble Connect alum—provides a step-by-step guide to help you craft your own musical snapshot, and Nathaniel Stevens, director, includes some helpful tips and tricks for making a great recording.
Part 5: Share and Connect
Show us what you came up with! Send us your musical snapshot and receive feedback from Ensemble Connect.
About The Connected Musician
Carnegie Hall’s The Connected Musician is a self-paced, interactive video series for collegiate and early professional performers. Inspired by the visionary mission of Ensemble Connect and featuring guidance from alums of the program and leaders in the field, The Connected Musician expands your toolkit to include new approaches to engage modern audiences and to spark joy and connection through music.