Podcasts

Podcasts

‘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

Anna Patalong and Ben Nelson discuss what music means to them as a couple and how they balance being parents as well as opera singers.

Series Two - Music and Travel

Episode 1 - June 2019

Alexander Sitkovetsky

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

Jane Hanson

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

Sandy Burnett

This month we met up with broadcaster, conductor, bassist and lecturer Sandy Burnett. He shared his journey through music with us and how music is more than sounds that we hear for exclusivity- it is to be shared, danced to, sung to, and enjoyed for all. Have a listen to hear what music and travel means to Sandy Burnett.

Series One - Music and Health

Episode 1 - March 2019

Louise Petais

This opening season we will explore what music means to various people in our world. In this first episode we discuss what music means to opera singer and educator, Louisa Petais.

Episode 2 - April 2019

Natalie Heath

This month we met up with Natalie Heath from SEI who shared her journey with us and how music really helped with her recovery process from a horrific car crash. Have a watch to see what music means to Natalie Heath.

Episode 3 - May 2019

Ian Mok

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.