Compassionate Revolution

04 - What you need to manage money, energy, and expectations with Saman Shahi

July 11, 2023 Loose Tea Music Theatre / Saman Shahi Episode 4
Compassionate Revolution
04 - What you need to manage money, energy, and expectations with Saman Shahi
Show Notes

This episode of the Compassionate Revolution podcast is a conversation between Alaina Viau, founder of Loose Tea Music Theatre, and Saman Shahi, Canadian composer, conductor, and pianist.

You might not like the answer they have for "How to better manage money, energy, and expectations." Through their combined experience, they delve into the importance of giving oneself time to breathe, process, and learn, acknowledging that not everything happens instantly or as expected. They also highlight the notion that sometimes it is better for things to unfold later.

Timestamps:

[00:03:34] Lack of payment for artists.
[00:05:27] Financial challenges in artistic endeavors.
[00:09:09] Being an artist in this day and age.
[00:12:35] Late bloomer and career impact.
[00:15:09] Pressure on young singers.
[00:18:41] Developing as an artist.
[00:22:24] Learning from failed compositions.
[00:26:00] Repetition and its impact.
[00:29:10] Finding time for artistic pursuits.
[00:34:34] Internships and fair compensation.
[00:38:43] Burnout and creative apathy.
[00:42:02] Mental noise and burnout.
[00:46:49] Professionally sanitized.
[00:48:39] Taking in others' opinions.
[00:53:36] Patience in professional settings.
[00:55:36] Thought-provoking and action-inspiring.

Links:

Connect with Saman Shahi
https://samanshahimusic.com/
https://www.instagram.com/shahipiano

Connect with Alaina Viau
https://www.alainaviau.com/
https://www.instagram.com/alainaviau/

Connect with Loose Tea Music Theatre
https://looseteamusictheatre.com/
https://www.instagram.com/looseteatheatre/