How to Think Like a Composer

2020-07-10T09:56:50-07:00

How to think like a composer Any musical composition begins with sound. A melody is nothing more than a "community of coexisting sounds". Such a "community of sounds", perceived and comprehended by human consciousness, marks the beginning of a musical idea. Thus, any piece of music is the focus of musical ideas. Such ideas can be very simple or very complex, but, in essence, they all come down to a set of sounds that are perceived by the human mind as a melody, or, in their higher development, as music. In this way, composer's thinking basically assumes the [...]

How to Think Like a Composer2020-07-10T09:56:50-07:00

Jason Nett’s “Reflection”

2020-04-12T16:58:06-07:00

Jason Nett's "Reflection" Played by Showcase Music Academy teacher Anna Pietrzak on a 1994 Thomas Humphrey "Millennium"model built with spruce top and CSA rosewood back and sides. Recorded at the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA.

Jason Nett’s “Reflection”2020-04-12T16:58:06-07:00

The Life of Godowsky

2020-04-12T16:57:55-07:00

The Life of Godowsky : Part 1 Polish-American virtuoso pianist Leopold Godowsky was also a composer, and a teacher. He was one of the most highly regarded performers of his time. Watch this lively lecture on the life of Leopold Godowsky by our Artistic Director Carl Petersson.

The Life of Godowsky2020-04-12T16:57:55-07:00

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