An in-depth conversation with American-born, NZ-residing "Kiwi" Marc Taddei. He's a conductor and the musical director and program organiser for both Orchestra Wellington and the Vallejo Symphony in America. He holds these posts concurrently. As a trombonist he was a member of the NZSO and worked on the ENZSO recordings among many other milestone moments. He has worked with many of classical music's biggest names and played on stages around the world. We talk through his passion and commitment to the art, from being in on the ground floor trying to raise funds and create innovative shows to his time at Julliard as a musician and through his focus as both a listener and an educator.