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Composer Interview – Sean Beeson

How did you get into composition? Was it something you always wanted to do? I was first interested in composing by singing sacred music in Church. When we would come home from Mass, I would sit down and doodle on the synthesizer and piano, until I was able to play

Composer Interview – Chris Haigh Facebook: How did you get into composition? Was it something you always wanted to do? It may sound very cliché, but after seeing the film and then hearing the Soundtrack to Gladiator by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard. I was so inspired by all the different textures, the

Composer Interview – Nathan Allen Pinard

How did you get into composition? Was it something you always wanted to do? Not entirely. At that point in High School I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. I was just sticking with music because it made me happy, but I didn’t have plans in where I was

Composer Interview – Rob Oxenbridge

Tell us a bit about how you got into composition? I’d played guitar for about 17-18 years and always had a dream to create my own music but didn’t pursue it for a number of reasons, the main one being that I never considered it could ever be much more

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

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