Lindsay Brazell

Music Educator and Creative Professional

What I Learned from “Bossypants” and Why Everyone Should Read It

I am a huge fan of Tina Fey. My goal in life is to essentially be her and live her life, just without the high profile celebrity status and the TV stardom. She’s funny, she’s great at her craft, and she’s as real as they come, and that’s all I really want in my life […]

The Audio Engineer – A Jack of All Trades

After a really great recording session this week, I’ve been reflecting on what makes a good audio engineer and what skills they possess. I’ve had the opportunity to work with some great engineers who aren’t with major studios or production companies, who continue to improve and learn their craft on their own and provide quality […]

4 Things That Every Performing Arts Major Should Have When They Graduate

As a recent graduate with a performing arts degree, I have been reflecting on the topics covered in my seminar classes at Clemson University while I wait to see if I’ll be a grad student in the fall, or if I’ll be joining the Olympic Job Search Team with the rest of my classmates. I’ve […]

The Power and Purpose of an Ensemble

Happy Independence Day, my friends! I have been pondering the idea of “ensemble” lately, probably due to my fascination with ensemble work. Now, I don’t necessarily mean organized performance ensembles, such as school choirs or community groups, because I certainly consider my recent involvement with #MusEdChat as ensemble work as well. So I pose these […]

Lessons Learned from “So You Think You Can Dance” – Choreography Inspiration for Musicians

I’ll admit without any hesitation that I am a huge fan of So You Think You Can Dance. Maybe it’s the former dancer in me, maybe it’s the guilty pleasure of performance-based reality shows, but I find it to be so much more than entertainment; I find it incredibly inspiring. I feel like any musician could […]