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New York Philharmonic timpanist Markus Rhoten on making a career in classical music

Markus Rhoten started learning piano as a toddler in Germany, "but I would always go to the low notes. I had an affinity for bass," he said. So his parents started him on drum lessons when he was 5.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 9th, 2017

A classical coup for New York Philharmonic

Deborah Borda is leaving the Los Angeles Philharmonic to return to the New York Philharmonic. Borda will serve as president and chief executive officer, effective Sept. 15, t he Associated Press reports. She will replace Matthew VanBesien, who ann.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 16th, 2017

Q&A: Atlanta Braves infielder and musician Chase d’Arnaud talks Jeff Francoeur, Mama Jan, careers

Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Phil W. Hudson recently sat down with Atlanta Braves infielder and musician Chase d’Arnaud to discuss his vision for music and career in baseball. The California-native and brother of New York Mets catcher Travis d’Arna.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2016

Maureen Dowd: The only thing I wish I could take back is a negative column I wrote about Seinfeld

Business InsiderMaureen Dowd only regrets one thing she's written over the course of her career at the New York Times. "I think I wrote a negative column once about the 'Seinfeld' writers making too much money, and I regret that," the Pulitzer Prize-.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2016

How Karmin Took Control Of Their Career On "Leo Rising"

Husband and wife duo Karmin have gone from You Tube phenoms to the major labels. Now they're making the music they want on their new album. Husband and wife duo Karmin have gone from You Tube phenoms to the major labels. Now they're making the music.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 12th, 2016

Asking to "pick someone"s brain" won"t get you anywhere — here"s what to say instead

Flickr/Simon Fraser UniversityAsking for career advice is generally a good thing to do. It can make you look smarter; it helps you earn your boss' support; it prevents you from making the same dumb mistakes everyone in your industry ma.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider18 hr. 18 min. ago

Widespread Disdain for ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli is Making Jury Selection Difficult

Shkreli has pleaded not guilty to charges of securities and wire fraud. Jury selection in the New York trial of former drug company executiv.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 28th, 2017

J.K. Rowling has this one piece of career advice for ambitious muggles

Harry Potter came out 20 years ago, but it was years in the making for the author......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2017

The 10 best and worst states for making a living in 2017

Look to the middle of the country if you’re thinking about transferring to a new job or embarking on a new career, a recent research report says. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 27th, 2017

On-demand IT provider Sitehands secures $25 million from FTV Capital

Sitehands, an on-demand technology platform that offers all types of hands-on IT field work, has received a $25 million growth equity investment from New York-based FTV Capital. The deal was in the making for six months, according to Sitehands founder.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2017

How This Music Festival Founder Weathered the Biggest Storm of His Career

The response to thousands of distressed emails from ticket holders? Individual phone calls addressing each and every concern......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 27th, 2017

WNBC confirms death of legendary journalist Gabe Pressman, 93

Gabe Pressman, the longtime journalist whose storied career was notable for his sparring with former New York City mayors, died early Friday morning in New York. He was 93. His death was confirmed by his station, WNBC-TV, where he was a senior corre.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2017

Tweet, tweet: We have baseball, classical music & more

Dell Poncet tweets on some things that catch his eye each week. Follow him on Twitter at @PHLBizDPoncet......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2017

3 Must-Haves for Making a Career Change

We’re all constant.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 22nd, 2017

How Knowing Your Professional Value Can Make You the Money You Deserve

If you don't know what you're worth, it could mean you making much less money over the life of your career......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 22nd, 2017

Target joins stars for $170M investment in Casper

New York-area startups and venture capitalists are making funding deals with the hopes of creating the next profitable company. Here's one deal announced Tuesday: Who gets: Casper, the New York-based mattress and pillow manufacturer, announced the cl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 20th, 2017

Kevin Spacey, 50 Cent and NBA stars join Target for $170M investment in Casper

New York-area startups and venture capitalists are making funding deals with the hopes of creating the next profitable company. Here's one deal announced Tuesday: Who gets: Casper, the New York-based mattress and pillow manufacturer, announced the cl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2017

Amazon buying Whole Foods, making strong move into groceries

NEW YORK (AP) — Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal value.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 16th, 2017

Why Baseball"s Theo Epstein Might Have The Advice You Need To Survive A Bad Career Rut

In a recent graduation speech, Epstein offered the key to making it through a professional rough patch......»»

Category: topSource: incJun 12th, 2017

Southern Tier bank seeks piece of Buffalo market

​Steuben Trust Co., a community bank based in the Southern Tier, is the latest financial institution making plans to expand in Western New York......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2017

Christine Kajikawa Wilkinson has made a career focused on making ASU better

Wilkinson wears many hats......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2017