LOS ANGELES - In this podcast, we take a break from politics for a fascinating conversation with an iconic figure.
Dr. Arthur C. Bartner is retiring after 50 years directing the USC Trojan Marching Band.
He's transformed the band from a struggling group without an identity to an international institution. They've performed with some of the top stars all over the world.
In this conversation with Elex Michaelson, Dr. Bartner discusses how he first got the job.
He tells the story of how a performance with Diana Ross changed everything for him.
And his all-time favorite moment? Creating a four-time platinum record with Fleetwood Mac.
Dr. Bartner describes his directing style & what he plans to do next.
This conversation was part of Elex's story on the FOX 11 News at 10 p.m. on KTTV in Southern California.
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