Music Composers Unite!
This one was composed quite sometime ago, but I still think it holds together quite well. It's scored for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, horn, tuba, and timpani/percussion. And if it sounds a little…Continue
Okay, I'll 'fess up ... I'm a self-taught composer. I know some theory, but not as much as someone who studied it seriously. However, I think I do pretty well creating works, often by ear. So, my…Continue
How can I say this, gently ... I am so frustrated that there are insufficient avenues for the amateur composer to have their works read/played. And worse, it seems that many believe that only folks under thirty can be called new composers. What is someone, like me, started seriously composing late in life, after dealing a non-musical career? Are we to be penalized because we're "old"?