‘Tessa Talks To’ is a podcast by Tessa Marchington, Director of Music in Offices.
The podcast explores what music means to people and gives a window into different walks of life.
Series Five - Business Through a Musical Lens
Episode 1 - March 2020
Joel Garthwaite, Senior Marketeer
This month we met with Joel Garthwaite, saxophonist and senior marketeer. Joel shared how his background in music contributed to where he is today as a senior marketing professional. Have a listen to hear what Joel has to share about business through a musical lens.
Episode 2 - Coming Soon
Episode 3 - Coming Soon
Series Four - City Workers
Episode 1 - December 2019
Charmaine Pollock, Travers Smith
Charmaine Pollock, Senior Associate at law firm Travers Smith discusses the balance between work and music lessons, exploring the symbiotic relationship between the two.
Episode 2 - January 2020
Julianne Poston, Macquarie Group
Julianne Poston explains why making time to sing in a choir and play the piano is so important in maintaining a successful career at Macquarie.
Episode 3 - February 2020
Simon Levine, DLA Piper
Simon Levine, Global Co-CEO at DLA Piper shared how he can learning the piano benefits him in the workplace.
Series Three - Musical Couples
Episode 1 - September 2019
Helen Grime and Huw Watkin
This month Tessa meets up with inspiring composer couple Helen Grime and Huw Watkins. They discuss what music means to them, and how they balance their work and home life.
Episode 2 - October 2019
Natalie and Ashok Klouda
This month Tessa meets up with musical couple Natalie and Ashok Klouda who shared what music means to them and how they juggle a family as well as being composers.
Episode 3 - November 2019
Anna Patalong and Ben Nelson
Series Two - Music and Travel
Episode 1 - June 2019
This month we met up with violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky who is a travelling musician and he shared with us his story of music as work and travel. Have a watch to see what music means to Alexander Sitkovetsky.
Episode 2 - July 2019
This month we met up with the founder of One Day one Choir, Jane Hanson. She shared her journey through music with us and how music can unite different people around the world. Have a watch to see what music and travel means to Jane Hanson.
Episode 3 - August 2019
Series One - Music and Health
Episode 1 - March 2019
Episode 2 - April 2019
Episode 3 - May 2019
This month we met up with Ian Mok who shared his journey to recovery with us and how singing in choirs and returning to playing the cello really helped him to find solace through the recovery period after having concussion.