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Composer Interview – Andrew Sigler

Do you have any formal musical training? My undergraduate degree is in composition and my masters is in classical guitar performance. Do you think this influences your compositions in any way (positively or negatively?) It’s hard to be completely objective about how my education impacts my writing. Having said that,

Composer Interview – Michael Shumway

Do you have any formal musical training? Yes. I studied Jazz Bass Performance in college. I’ve also received private music instruction for most my life on a variety of instruments, mainly the piano (you can thank my mom for that, lol). Do you think this influences your compositions in any

Composer Interview – Noah Potter

Do you have any formal musical training? Yes, I have a degree in music composition from the University of Chicago, where I studied with Easley Blackwood and John Eaton. I’ve also studied classical piano since age 5. Do you think this influences your compositions in any way (positively or negatively?)

Composer Interview – Terry Huud

Do you have any formal musical training? Carnegie Mellon University on the east coast. Do you think this influences your compositions in any way (positively or negatively?) First learn the rules. Then learn to break them. ( I forget who said that! But its true!) Can you expand a little

Composer Interview – Kyle Robertson

Do you have any formal musical training? Not really. I started taking piano lessons when I was four, and in high school I studied jazz music with a college orchestration professor who really helped me get started in my writing. Music was always just a hobby for me though, and

Composer Interview – Lee Sanders

Do you have any formal musical training?” “Do you think this influences your compositions in any way (positively or negatively?)” “What would you consider to be your strengths and weaknesses? A quick-and-dirty list of my musical training would look something like this: – Bachelor of Arts in Music, Murray State

Composer Interview – Kevin Riepl

Do you have any formal musical training? Well if by formal training you mean the 4 or more years of school at a conservatory or any degree in music, then no. I am also not 100% self taught either. I have had many a teachers of the years and a

Composer Interview – Deane Ogden

Do you have any formal musical training? I began studying music formally when I was still in grade school – when I was about seven years old. I studied percussion privately with two amazing instructors, Ron Leach and Randall Larson, and learned to read and write music at that time.

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