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Behind the Brilliance

Sep 28, 2017

Roderick Cox is just one of a handful of African-American conductors in the world. He is currently the associate conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra and has gained national attention for his outstanding talent. During this conversation, he pulls back the curtain on his process, his dedication to his craft, the hard lessons he's learned about excellence, and much more.

We cover: 

-how Roderick got his start in music 

-the mental and emotional aspects of performance excellence

-Roderick's thoughts on the sacrifices and commitment necessary to thrive at a craft

-how Roderick manages his insecurities 

-Roderick's lessons learned on discipline 

-Roderick's daily routine 

-advice to classical music newbies

-and much more!