Entrepreneurial Projects at the Yale School of Music: What Today’s Audiences Need from Classical Music:

Each fall, I teach a wonderful class at the Yale School of Music (“YSM”) entitled, Collaborative Leadership To Advance Creativity, Innovation and New Opportunities in the Arts.  My class uses the experiential semester-long collaborative project to teach graduate music students how to create innovative solutions to problems in the classical music field.  Our focus is on meeting the needs of …

Shoutout LA: Meet Astrid Baumgardner

“I feel a renewed sense of excitement as I share the science of happiness with my students and clients.” Shoutout LA published an entire feature on Astrid and her work. Check it out! Meet Astrid Baumgardner | Executive and Career Coach and Teacher to Arts Leaders, Professional Musicians and Creative Entrepreneurs

The Culture File Debate: Missing Audiences

Luke Clancy’s excursion into art, design, music, performance, media, technology and a world of intriguing possibilities. Broadcast weekdays on Lorcan Murray’s Classic Drive on RTÉ Lyric FM. NCH’s Robert Read, audience data specialist, Katy Raines, conductor Mark Wigglesworth and Yale School of Music’s Astrid Baumgardner on what’s happening to audiences in the “post” COVID world.

iCadenza Creative Careers Podcast

I was featured on Episode 19 of the iCadenza Creative Careers Podcast on June 12, 2017. Creative Careers Podcast: Episode 19 with Astrid Baumgardner    


Interviews 1. Conversation with David Lang on Creativity, Entrepreneurship and What it Means to be an Artist in the 21st Century View video Read blog post 2. Conversation with David Shifrin on Creating Opportunities Throughout One’s Career View video Read blog post 3. Money for Lunch Radio Show:  4 Happiness Strategies for Coping with Challenge Passion and Career Success New York …