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Film Composers: Compromise or Adapt?

I just came off the phone from an interview I had been conducting a 'Hollywood Film Composer'...
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Forget Everyone Else With Music Composition

One of the biggest lessons I have learned with composing is to be independent. The writing of...
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What makes an inspirational teacher?

There are three things which strike me as essential in the work of an inspirational...
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An Unlikely Source of Composing Advice

You know who's great at giving composing advice? Authors. They know a thing or two about...

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    I have 20 years of experience teaching music to a wide range of age groups. I always develop a good rapport with my students, who consequently achieve their best.
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    I have over 18 years of teaching experience working with all ages and levels specialising in classical violin/viola. My teaching philosophy is to incorporate a balanced musical education with positive instruction and enthusiasm for learning.
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    Welcome to my tutor page! I am an experienced teacher and musician and am passionate about helping others to enjoy and develop their musical interests. I hope the answers below will give you an idea of what to expect from me and my teaching.
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    When teaching, I like to create a friendly yet productive atmosphere where the pupils can learn at their own rate but also be challenged in a suitable way. I encourage musicality and creativity in lessons, whatever genre, to build a love for playing.
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  • Audiovisual Relationships in 'The Thin Blue Line'

    Sami El-Enany Musical Composition Teacher (North London) Picture Musical Minimalism in Film : An audiovisual analysis of selected scenes of Errol Morris' The Thin Blue Line By Sami El-Enany The music of the minimalist composer's functions vary differently from any music in the western cannon that preceded it. Its durational effect on the listener through the...
  • The location of the imagination

    Dr Nick Redfern Musical Composition Teacher (Leicester) Picture That there remains a distinct bafflement in the comprehension of the mind is evident. That there remains a gargantuan void in the understanding of consciousness, the cognitive ruminant, the deliberation and its very location within a physical self, is perplexing. Indeed, that the flesh can...
  • If You Can't Hear The Difference, Does It Matter? Editor's Pick

    Jonathan Sims Musical Composition Teacher (South East London) Picture For composers, the choice between recording real musicians or using electronic instruments has become increasingly difficult. This was brought into stark relief in 2010, when the following piece of music appeared on the website '':...


  • L’aprés-midi d’un Faune

    Jade Brightwell Musical Composition Teacher (South East London) Picture “Ces nymphes, je les veux perpetuer” “These nymphs, I wish to perpetuate them” It is an interesting way start to a poem, given that it is not really a start at all. “These nymphs”? Which nymphs is he talking about? There is evidently something that has been happening, but it has only...
  • Forget Everyone Else With Music Composition Editor's Pick

    Kemal Yusuf Musical Composition Teacher (North London) Picture One of the biggest lessons I have learned with composing is to be independent. The writing of music is, above all, a profound act of self expression and if one attempts to remove one's own inclinations and intuitions in favour of another's, then the music is inherently compromised. This may be...
  • Why learn to play the piano?

    Musical Composition Teacher (South East London) Picture Why learn to play the piano?   Here are 7 reasons to learn the piano. Many of these reasons apply equally to learning other instruments.   1. Piano playing is one of the most accessible forms of music making. The pianist doesn't need to worry about tuning pegs, embouchure, or reeds; to make an...