Sharp Ears with Jeff Tyzik

In the Sharp Ears series from WXXI, Rochester musicians are sharing tips on listening. We’ll hear from Jeff Tyzik, who recently celebrated his 20th season as Principal Pops Conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. He’s also the Principal Pops Conductor of the Seattle Symphony, Detroit Symphony and The Florida Orchestra and he continues to appear with other top ensembles all over the country. Jeff says some of his greatest listening moments have happened with kids. In this interview, Jeff describes a revelation about listening he experienced in a rural public school district.