In episode one of The Next Movement podcast, Anthony McGill, Principal Clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, and his brother Demarre McGill, Principal Flute of the Seattle Symphony, join host Dantes Rameau in a wide-ranging conversation to share how their upbringing on Chicago’s Southside set them up for success, discuss the dreaded orchestral audition process, and talk about what it’s like to be Black within the highest echelons of classical music.

Hosted by Dantes Rameau, our Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer and recorded at the AMP Center for Performance and Education,The Next Movement podcast features in-depth video interviews with today’s artistic luminaries. In these conversations we discuss the issues of the day, from COVID-19 to childhood upbringings, and structural racism to music education. In addition, each episode features a special Q&A session with young musicians and faculty of the Atlanta Music Project.  

Full podcast episodes are available on AMP’s YouTube channel, and wherever you enjoy listening to your favorite podcasts. Coming up on episode two: renowned international cellist Johannes Moser.