Versatility vs. Perfectionism
You would be hard-pressed to find a musician who is more versatile and established in more different musical styles than our guest today. Robert Millner has had an international career as a classical opera tenor, Irish folk music fiddler, jazz pianist, and – more recently – as a choir conductor and music educator. And all this happened while he originally wanted to become a poet and earned his first fame as a standup comedian with his own radio show on BBC…
How does such a career happen? How does he stay motivated to build up such a variety of skills? How does he balance between the necessary versatility and perfectionism?