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A Course for Ensemble Composition

Started this discussion. Last reply by Godwin Friesen Jun 25, 2015. 9 Replies

Over the past few months, I have been doing research about different methods of composing for orchestra, in an attempt to discover which method is the best for orchestral composition. The two methods…Continue

Two short pieces for concert band

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter Jun 11, 2015. 7 Replies

These two pieces for concert band (with very random titles at this point) were composed using two very contrasting methods.One was composed completely on piano, and then arranged for orchestra. The…Continue

Is there a superior method of composing for orchestra?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Godwin Friesen May 29, 2015. 3 Replies

I am taking a class in school called Inquiry Quest, which is an independent research project that takes an entire semester. Because of the freedom to choose any topic I could think of, and because…Continue

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Is music your main income source?
Where do you live?
Saskatoon, SK
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
I started composing in my single-digit years, when I was taking piano lessons with a teacher who made all her students compose. this was when I realized that composing was something that I could do, and was actually decent at! I have composed mostly for solo piano, but am now beginning to compose my first orchestral works. It's exciting, and scary... but mostly exciting!

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