The Pedal Note Media Podcast Network currently features four podcasts:

The Brass Junkies is hosted by the founders of Pedal Note Media, Andrew Hitz and Lance LaDuke. Each episode features an interview with an influential brass player from around the world. It is a sometimes serious and sometimes lighthearted look into the lives and careers of some of the best players in the world.

Previous guests have included:

  • Joe Alessi (New York Philharmonic)

  • Carol Jantsch (Philadelphia Orchestra)

  • David Childs (International Euphonium Soloist)

  • Marty Hackleman (formerly of the Canadian Brass, Empire Brass, National Symphony Orchestra)

  • Mary Bowden (Seraph Brass)

  • Ryan Anthony (Dallas Symphony and formerly of the Canadian Brass)

  • JD Shaw (formerly of Boston Brass)

  • Jennifer Montone (Philadelphia Orchestra)

  • Phil Munds (Baltimore Symphony)

  • Rex Richardson (International Trumpet Soloist)

Subscribe to The Brass Junkies via iTunes


The Entrepreneurial Musician with Andrew Hitz will help you make more money in the music business. Andrew brings his experience of performing in almost 40 countries over the last two decades to conversations with the most successful musical entrepreneurs in the world to provide actionable advice for anyone trying to succeed in today's ever-changing music industry.

Previous guests have included:

Subscribe to The Entrepreneurial Podcast via iTunes

The Creative Careers Podcast, hosted by iCadenza's Jennifer Rosenfeld, features interviews with musicians, artists, entrepreneurs, and other creative professionals, exploring issues of what it means to create for a living, the challenge of managing your own time, and the opportunities that come from driving the direction of your career.

Previous guests have included:

Subscribe to the Creative Careers Podcast via iTunes

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The Modern Musicking Podcast (modems), is a bi-weekly examination of topics, trends, and technologies affecting classically-trained musicians. It is a co-production of the Carnegie Mellon School of Music and Pedal Note Media. The show is hosted by Lance LaDuke and Michael Bridges.

Previous topics include:

  • New Music and Conducting

  • 3D Audio

  • Live Streaming

  • How to get into music school

Subscribe to the Modern Musicking Podcast via iTunes


Also be sure to check out the latest recording from Pedal Note Media, the Brass Recording Project Volume 1: The Arrangements of JD Shaw, available now! And stay tuned for an announcement concerning the next volume of the series!

Pedal Note Media is a digital media company providing products and programs to educate, entertain and inspire music teachers, players and fans.