Might You Be a Composer?
MIGHT YOU BE A COMPOSER?
A lot of people say that they have music running around inside their heads, even when their iPods are on the blink and they aren’t within earshot of a stereo system. Does this sort of thing ever happen to you? Now here’s the really big question: Are any of those tunes ones that you make up? If so, might you be a composer? This workshop is just they event for you.
Might YOU be a Composer?
Conducted by: David Fuentes
Professor of Composition and Theory at Calvin College
Saturday October 18, 2014
Covenant Fine Arts Center, room 224
A workshop for high school students curious about pursuing music composition as a serious hobby or vocation
means and methods
- how composers compose
- inspiration vs. perspiration
- emerging technology
talent and teaching
- what composers need to possess
- what composers need to learn
- what composers might expect at college
- what young composers can do now
composition as a calling
- scratching the itch
- the composer’s audience
- careers involving composition
After a free lunch, students will have an opportunity to present music they have written for comments. The workshop is free, but limited to 15 students. Find applications at www.calvin.edu/academic/music/division/thercomp.
For more information, contact David Fuentes: firstname.lastname@example.org 616.526.6569
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