Tavis Smiley - The “Gustavo Dudamel: Conducting a Life” Interview
Due to nationwide budget cuts, music education programs are being eliminated from school curricula nationwide at a rapid pace. However, many concerned individuals, including Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel, are adamant about ensuring that kids continue to be exposed to the enriching world of music.
The fourth installment of TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS, “Gustavo Dudamel: Conducting a Life,” profiles the young conductor and asks the question: What price will the country pay for abandoning music education for our children? Here, Tavis talks about his inspirational, primetime special which premiered Wednesday, December 29.