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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

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

A List of Free VST Sites

I’ve been storing a list of websites where you can download a large number of free VSTs to play around with VSTs . Its not a complete list, but the amount of VSTs that are on all these sites combined should be enough to keep you pre-occupied for quite a

Promote your music online

So over the last few weeks and months, I’ve been looking into ways to market myself and my music, without spending a penny. The internet being the internet, theres plenty of places out there which will happily promote your music for you, or will allow you to upload your music

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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