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Composer Interview – Kevin Stahl

Do you have any formal musical training? Yes. I started taking drum lessons at a very young age – about 8 years old. I went on to earn a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from the Maynard Ferguson Institute of Jazz at Rowan University. I have no formal “composition”

Composer Interview – Rotem Moav

Do you have any formal musical training? I studied composition with a privet instructor in Israel. I also learned jazz guitar at high school and I graduated from the musician’s Institute in Hollywood with an associate degree in performance. Do you think this influences your compositions in any way (positively

Composer Interview – Heather Fenoughty

Do you have any formal musical training? I originally taught myself to read music on the recorder out of a book from the library! Since then my musical training has been pretty formal. I learned a few more instruments at school before finally settling on private violin lessons. I attended

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

Finding Scoring Jobs Online

Possibly one of the most asked questions “I need experience in scoring to get a proper job doing it, but I can’t get experience, as I can’t find anyone anywhere who will let me score for them.” We’ve all had this problem. Heres a list of sites where you can

Film and Game Composers

www.FilmandGameComposers.com offers a wide range of interviews, reviews, guides and tutorials for composers and musicians who are interested in writing music for film, TV and video games.

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