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Composer Interview – Daniel James

Tell us a bit about yourself – how did you first get into composing, was it always something you wanted to do etc.? I quite specifically remember the moment I decided I wanted to write music for a living. It was upon watching a 9 minute video game trailer for

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

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