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11 | #DavidDingess

On this episode your co-hosts Azaria and Reyna interview Georgia based musician and composer David Dingess. On this episode, we talk about negotiating the dancer/musician relationship, stealing from the past-self, pros and cons of globalizing art, the cycle of success for students who experience arts in education, and the dichotomy of following artists who inspire you on social media.


[1:32] Azaria introduces David Dingess


[2:37]Reyna asks: “How would you describe your career?

[4:19]Reyna asks: "What is your process for creating music for dance?”

[5:25] Azaria asks: “How does the negotiation between dancer/musician work?”

[8:32] Azaria asks: “How do you collaborate with other artists?”

[8:32] Azaria asks: “How do you collaborate with other artists?”

[11:24] Reyna asks: “Have you improvised with other musicians?”

[12:42] Reyna asks: “Have you seen a shift in how people use your music?”

[17:24] Azaria asks: “What is the impact of arts or dance that you have seen on your students?”

[19:25] Azaria asks: “Do you believe our education system should focus on STEAM as opposed to STEM?”

[21:03] Reyna asks: “How does social media influence your career?”

[24:50] Azaria asks: “How do you think social media is influencing the art world?”

[27:34] Reyna and Azaria ask:

1- If you had to recommend a resource to our audience what would it be?

2- What was the first dance you saw?

3- Do you think social media has a positive influence on the dance world (yes or no)?

  • NO

4- What is your favorite social media platform?

  • Instagram, “I like how I can see all my favorite musicians grow old”

#DavidDingess Recommended Resources

Connect with David Dingess:

Instagram- @DavidDingess

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