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COMPOSER BOOT CAMP

COMPOSER BOOT CAMP
COMPOSER BOOT CAMP 101

NEW Libertaria Chronicles Expanded Edition at AMAZON

NEW Libertaria Chronicles Expanded Edition at AMAZON
NEW Libertaria Chronicles Expanded Edition at AMAZON

Why These Chords - Writing Music for Pop Songs

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The I, IV, V chord progression, tonic, dominant, subdominant relationship, chord substitutions and writing pop songs.

SONGWRITING - How To Write A Good Song!

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SONGWRITING - How To Write A Good Song!

Doing Your Homework: Music Business Tips for the Independent Recording Artist.

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Doing Your Homework: Music Business Tips for the Independent Recording Artist.

How to Write for Orchestra - Classical Composer Tips

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Part of a lecture by Vancouver composer Rodney Sharman. 
Mr. Sharman was the mentor for the 2014 Arraymusic Young Composers' Workshop. Four composers experimented and composed over the entire month of May. The workshop culminated in a concert of works created during that period. 

Rodney Sharman lives in Vancouver, BC. He has been Composer-in-Residence with the Victoria Symphony, the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. In addition to concert music, Rodney Sharman writes music for cabaret, opera and dance. He works regularly with choreographer James Kudelka, for whom he has written scores for Oregon Ballet Theatre and San Francisco Ballet. He is working on a score for Coleman Lemieux Company, Toronto. Premieres in 2011 include Notes on "Beautiful", a transformation of music by Stephen Sondheim for pianist Anthony de Mare, and a violin concerto for Jonathan Crow and the Victoria Symphony Orchestra. Sharman maintains a presence on the web a…

Richard Harris Gives Music Industry Tips

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Richard Harris Gives Music Industry Tips

Advice for Aspiring Songwriters from the BMI London Awards 2016

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Advice for Aspiring Songwriters from the BMI London Awards 2016

Write Like Mozart An Introduction to Classical Music Composition with P...

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Write Like Mozart An Introduction to Classical Music Composition

Jim Ellis Gives Useful Tips for Songwriting

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Jim Ellis Gives Useful Tips for Songwriting

David Foster's 10 Tips for Songwriters

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David Foster's "10 Tips for Songwriters" from his speech upon accepting the BMI Icon Award at the 2011 BMI Pop Awards.

BMI held its 59th annual Pop Music Awards Tuesday, May 17 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. David Foster was celebrated as a BMI Icon, and an all-star musical tribute featuring Brian McKnight, Keri Hilson, Cody Karey, Courtney Blooding and Chaka Khan celebrated his career. Lady Gaga, Jason Derülo and JR Rotem all became the BMI Pop Songwriters of the Year; Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" garnered Pop Song of the Year honors for co-writers Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley and publishers DWHaywood Music, RADIOBULLETSPUBLISHING and Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp; and Sony/ATV Songs LLC claimed the Pop Publisher of the Year crystal. Hosted by BMI President & CEO Del Bryant, along with Barbara Cane, BMI Vice President/General Manager, Los Angeles, and Phil Graham, BMI Senior Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, the ceremo…

10 Tips for Music Production (INTERMEDIATE)

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10 Tips for Music Production

Composer Adrienne Joy Elisha Passes After Courageous Battle with Cancer

Composer Adrienne Joy Elisha Passes After Courageous Battle with CancerSEE ORIGINAL ARTICLE: http://www.catskillmountainnews.com/news/2017-07-05/Obituaries/Adrienne_Elisha.html
"It is with great sadness that the family of Adrienne Joy Elisha (“Adie”) announces her passing on Monday, June 12, 2017, at the age of 58 years, after a courageous battle with cancer. Adie was born in Glen Cove, and lived in Bayville, L.I. during her first 10 years. The daughter of distinguished professional musicians, the late Dorothy Kesner and Paul Elisha, she was an extraordinary artist whose creative genius included the Performing Arts, Composition, Poetry and Painting. She was a champion of new music – equally talented as both a skilled violist as well as a composer. Her voice was distinctly contemporary but her inspiration was drawn directly from her heart. Mario Davidovsky had described her sextet (Anthelion) as “A new kind of polyphony.” Leonard Bernstein described her work as “Excitingly unpredict…

10 Recording Tips (for beginners)

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10 Recording Tips (for beginners)

10 TIPS TO SUCCEED IN MUSIC : JAMIE JONES

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10 TIPS TO SUCCEED IN MUSIC

SPIRITUS TEASER TRAILER

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An orphan journeys to a dying exoplanet to escape the truth about her parents. An animated film by award-winning composer Sabrina Peña Young. Coming Fall 2017.



#YoungSpiritus



@dalatindiva



If you like this, check out my science fiction novel series: Libertaria

https://www.amazon.com/Libertaria-Chronicles-Books-1-2-ebook/dp/B01N4F8EH9



"Libertaria: Genesis is dystopian, and good at it, and that needs further examination." - J. Roseman, escapepod.org



“One of my favorite things about this story is its odd apocalyptic tone and strong sci-fi/fantasy foundation. The dark quality that comes with it is the cherry on top.” –FanboysAnonymous.com on Libertaria: The Virtual Opera



WHAT FANS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LIBERTARIA CHRONICLES



"Between the book, virtual opera, soundtrack, and all the extras, Young has created a convincing world...a dark dystopian future for you to get lost in. The characters are complex, flawed, and human, and you are never sure what they will do next. Looking …

10 TIPS TO SUCCEED IN MUSIC : SETH TROXLER

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10 Tips to succeed in the musicbusiness by Seth Troxler.

Compilation with ideas, workmethods and visions by electronic musicproducer Seth Troxler : 

1. Be prepared to 
travel.

2. Push bounderies.

3. Create unique 
sounds.

4. Make the claps 
match.

5. Long vinyl Dj sets

6. Find musical
soulmates

7. Go 1000000%

8. Little neurotic is ok

9. Be selective

10. Enjoy now but think about the future.

How To Write A Song - Top Ten Tips

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How To Write A Song - Top Ten Tips

Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Singing Voice - Vocal Health for Singers - Aza...

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10 Tips mentioned in the video:

1. Drink a lot of water!
2. Rest and Relax your voice (sleep, less talking)
3. No shouting (do not abuse your voice and no whispering)
4. Exercise (cardio and breathing exercises)
5. Eat Healthy (your body is your instrument!)
6. Avoid irritants (alcohol, smoking, caffeine, etc.)
7. Vocal warm-ups 
8. Drink tea and honey
9. Throat lozenges
10. Sing within your vocal range

BOOK TRAILER Science FIction Thriller - Libertaria Chronicles at Amazon ...

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BUY NOW:

https://www.amazon.com/Libertaria-Chronicles-Books-1-2-ebook/dp/B01N4F8EH9



"Libertaria: Genesis is dystopian, and good at it, and that needs further examination." - J. Roseman, escapepod.org



“One of my favorite things about this story is its odd apocalyptic tone and strong sci-fi/fantasy foundation. The dark quality that comes with it is the cherry on top.” –FanboysAnonymous.com on Libertaria: The Virtual Opera



WHAT FANS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LIBERTARIA CHRONICLES



"Between the book, virtual opera, soundtrack, and all the extras, Young has created a convincing world...a dark dystopian future for you to get lost in. The characters are complex, flawed, and human, and you are never sure what they will do next. Looking forward to the next book in the series!"



"This book is dystopia squared. It's not and shouldn't be a quick read. It's complex and jumps around a lot. which is what good dystopia is supposed to be. To me, Libertaria is like a code that h…

Sacred Choral Classical Music "Light" from Creation Oratorio

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"Light" sacred classical music from prize-winning Creation Oratorio from Composer Sabrina Pena Young. Performed by the Millikin University Women's Choir and the Millikin Percussion Percussion ensembles, directors Michael Engelhardt and Brian Justison. Commissioned by Millikin.
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Mike King is a course author, instructor, and the Director of Marketing at Berklee Online, the online extension school of Berklee College of Music. Prior to working at Berklee, he was the Marketing/Product Manager at Rykodisc, where he oversaw marketing efforts for label artists including Mickey Hart, Jeb Loy Nichols, Morphine, Jess Klein, Voices On The Verge, Bill Hicks, The Slip, Pork Tornado (Phish), Kelly Joe Phelps, and Frank Zappa's estate. Category