Music Composition

Critiquing Young Composers

January 8th, 2014

One of the most challenging aspects of working with young composers is providing appropriate feedback and critiques of their work. Finding the right balance between too much (too harsh or too directed) or too little (providing little to no direction) … Read More »

More Than Just a Competition!

January 2nd, 2014

The deadline for the 2014 NAfME Student Composers Competition is approaching fast: The submission deadline is February 15, 2014. Up to ten selected compositions will be performed at the NAfME National In-Service Conference in Nashville, Tennessee in October 2014, and the … Read More »

2014 NAfME Student Composers Competition

November 8th, 2013

2014 Student Composers Competition – Entry deadline: February 15, 2014 NAfME is seeking original music written by student composers for featured performance in the Young Composer Concert at the National In-Service Conference in Nashville, TN in October 2014. Teachers and … Read More »

NewMusicBox Feature on Composition and Education

September 26th, 2013

NewMusicBox, a multimedia publication, is featuring a provocative series of articles on composition and education under the title “How We Learn Now: Education Week.” According to Molly Sheridan of NewMusicBox, “So far this week, we’ve heard from Evan Tobias on … Read More »

Focus on Composition in Nashville

September 20th, 2013

The National In-Service Conference in Nashville will feature exciting sessions on music composition presented by outstanding clinicians.  Join us for timely and expert insights into the world of composition. The conference will also include a Young Composer Concert presenting the winning compositions … Read More »

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