May Composition Challenge - School of Composition

Your Music from May’s Composition Challenge

Welcome to May’s composition challenge results! This challenge was about putting a picture of nature to music. The original challenge blog post is here but as a quick reminder, here are the 3 scenes composers could choose from:         This month’s composers: 1. Markus Boyd: https://soundcloud.com/markuslexanderboyd/string-trio-in-g-revised 2. Ron Baptiste 3. Joshua Beresford: …

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June Composition Challenge - School of Composition: write music you can be proud of

June Composition Challenge: ‘Looking Back’

I can’t believe it’s already time for June 2018’s composition challenge! Since this means that half the year is almost over, it’s time for something different! I started these challenges last January and they’ve been an amazing experience thanks to all your wonderful contributions. Over 40 composers from all around the world have contributed over …

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March 2018 Composition Challenge Entries - School of Composition

Your Music from March’s Composition Challenge

Here’s the round up of the entries of last month’s challenge. We got some really creative submissions – you must definitely listen to the last one (really!) I hope to see your music in the next challenge! (link opens new tab)         Composers Mentioned 1. David Slater: https://soundcloud.com/musical_artizan 2. Andre Mardian: https://soundcloud.com/andre-mardian/labyrinth 3. …

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April music composition challenge - SchoolofComposition.com

April Composition Challenge: “Lifesaver”

Update: This challenge is now closed. View the results here: https://www.schoolofcomposition.com/april-composition-challenge-results/ I’m pleased to announce that this month’s composition challenge is a very special one. My friend and student, Max, asked if we could use this platform to write music dedicated to a very special person for her birthday. Before we get into the actual challenge, …

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Melodic Fragments

How I Write my Music – Ep.2 – “An Unlikely Waltz” for Flute and Viola

Welcome to the 2nd episode of “How I Write my Music”. The lesson where I take you behind the scenes to show you my thoughts behind the composition process. This piece that we’re looking at today is my own entry to the February 2018 composition challenge. This is a monthly challenge that I set up …

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