Mark Rabideau on cultural entrepreneurship, characteristics of successful musicians, and making life a work of art

11066076_428810117320865_1308594953645079731_nAfter not winning his dream job in the Chicago Symphony, Mark Rabideau had to shift his career plan.

If you’ve ever experienced something similar then you are going to love this interview.

Mark is a cultural entrepreneur and the Director of the 21st-Century Musician Initiative at Depauw University.

In this interview, Mark and I discuss entrepreneurship, the characteristics he sees in all successful musicians, how to implement entrepreneurial initiatives in schools, and so much more.

Also, if you’re at all interested in getting involved in the community of around 21CM, I hope you will check out the 21CMPosium that is coming up in September 2016.

Check out the full interview below and be sure to check out Mark’s work at and the resources below.


Resources discussed in this interview:

21st Century Musician Initiative 

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