Creative Careers Episode 25: Steve Hackman, Conductor, Composer, Arranger, Producer, and Songwriter

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Do you love both pop and classical music but have always thought about the two genres as totally separate worlds?

Today’s guest has found a way to combine pop and classical music in a mashup format and has a fulfilling career swimming between both worlds. Steve Hackman is a conductor, composer, arranger, producer, and songwriter. After being on track to becoming one of the world’s next great conductors, Steve decided to leave the classical world for a short period to discover his true self.

You’ll hear about how Steve's experiences with The Other Guys college acapella group influenced his career, how to accept your journey’s twists and turns, and ideas for a new concert format.

This episode features “Artist’s Life (Part Two)” by Stereo Hideout.