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First String Quartet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Dexter May 25, 2016. 4 Replies

This was an exercise in writing for a string quartet.  My goal was more in writing a solid piece rather than doing anything extravagant.  All comments are welcome.ThanksContinue

String Piece

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Lofting Sep 12, 2016. 1 Reply

I've been toying with the theme of this piece for a few years now.  It's a version of the Hebrew hymn/prayer "Ani Ma'amin".  There's just something about it that appealed to me.  While working on…Continue

Fantasie on Old 100

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Lofting Feb 28, 2015. 4 Replies

I had this piece on my homepage, but took it down a while back.  I wasn't satisfied with it as it was.I reorchestrated parts and changed some things.  I'm happier with it now and wanted to know what…Continue

Soliliquy #1

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Marko Jan 4, 2015. 7 Replies

This is a work with a chamber group of 14 players.  I'm trying out some new ideas (for me anyway!)Any and all input would be appreciated.Continue

 

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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
classical
Is music your main income source?
No - Not Yet
Where do you live?
Alvarado, TX
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.
My background is in education and performance. Trumpet was my major instrument. I have performed with symphonys, chamber groups, big bands, combos, and even picked up elec bass and traveled with a country band. Worked a bit in the studios when live players were needed also.

I taught primarily at the high school level.

My desire to compose came from spending many years as an arranger back in the day of pen and paper, (followed by attending rehearsals to fix all the oops!)

I am now working to fill the gaps in my education as it relates to composition, and trying to develop beyond the I-IV-V7-I mentality. (It's getting better I think!?!)

I discovered many years ago that ego is the biggest obstacle to learning, so any comments or criticisms are not only appreciated, but welcome. I look forward to both. I am also working to learn DAW and use of the computer for production.

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At 6:39pm on June 20, 2013, William Owens said…

I greatly appreciate the kind words, Tim.  I'm listening to your "Elegy for Strings" as I write this message and I must tell you I'm very impressed!

 

So good to have met you on this site.

At 10:35pm on July 16, 2012, Mia Momonouchi said…

Thank you for the feedback! I do not have much experience with orchestration, so I am very grateful for your critique. I haven't touched that piece for a while but will be making adjustments to it as it comes along.

At 2:23am on March 27, 2012, Jon Gunnewegh said…
Thank you, I've never heard of claude bolling and for you to say I sound like someone i haven't heard makes me feel unique.
 
 
 

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