Eugene Weekly: Keeping Score

Eugene Weekly: Keeping Score

Orchestra Next’s Brian McWhorter has re-orchestrated Eugene Ballet’s Swan Lake from a mystery recording

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power April 10, 2019 12-1:20p Tykeson Hall, SOMD In preparation for the Eugene Ballet/Orchestra Next production of Stravinsky’s The Firebird, please join us for a panel discussion where we will explore the state of ballet. Hosted by Eugene…

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power February 6, 2019 12-1:20p Tykeson Hall School of Music and Dance – University of Oregon In preparation for the Eugene Ballet/Orchestra Next production of Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet, please join us for a panel discussion where…

Classically Trained Podcast: Am I Still a Musician If...?

Classically Trained Podcast: Am I Still a Musician If…?

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ct-021-brian-mcwhorter-am-i-still-a-musician-if/id1216818150?i=1000391081253&mt=2

Trumpet Teacher Talk: Musical Fluency - A conversation with Brian McWhorter

Trumpet Teacher Talk: Musical Fluency – A conversation with Brian McWhorter

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Sound American: Brian McWhorter on the Sports Ritual; Ritual and Practice

I was interviewed by Sound American on the topic of ritual and practice. You can find it here: http://archive.soundamerican.org/sa_archive/sa11/sa11-the-interviews.html

Interview for Jens Lindemann's Trumpet Tip Tuesday

Interview for Jens Lindemann’s Trumpet Tip Tuesday

QUESTION 1 [THREE ON THE SAME TOPIC] Brian, what would you say are the most valuable assets to have during a performance? And even if you’re in a negative mental space, how do you push yourself out of that and…

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NYTimes: Baton in This Race Is the Conductor’s

“McWhorter, who studied trumpet and composition at the Juilliard School before coming to the music department at the University of Oregon, has become something of a minicelebrity for the mayhem of the creative process. He has constructed bathtubs adorned with…

All Classical PDX - Music for 10,000

All Classical PDX – Music for 10,000

 

KLCC: Orchestra Next's Unique Mentorship Model

KLCC: Orchestra Next’s Unique Mentorship Model

“In just two years, Orchestra Next has established a training orchestra in the Willamette Valley, and become the resident orchestra for the Eugene Ballet. Music director Brian McWhorter speaks with Eric Alan about the orchestra’s unique mentorship model, pairing student…