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Introduction to Composition - ONLINE ONLY

Introduction to Composition - ONLINE ONLY

Explore your inner composer in this introductory course. Apply the principles of harmony to create beautiful chord progressions, compose amazing melodies and sticky rhythms to play them in your computer, at the piano, or in your preferred music instrument. This course, offered online only, also includes an introduction to computer notation software to write and share your own composed music.

Faculty: Mauricio Rodriguez, Composer
Ages: 13 – 18
When: June 17 - July 5 Monday,Wednesday, Friday from 10 - 11:30 AM OR 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Tuition: $450
Registration Deadline: June 1
Requirements: Ability to read music; understanding of major and minor scales, intervals and chords (triads and sevenths); minimum of two years experience with a musical instrument. No previous composition experience needed. Materials and downloadable sources will be provided by the instructor.

Faculty

Mauricio Rodriguez, Composer

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Introduction to Composition - ONLINE ONLY

Apply the principles of harmony to create beautiful chord progressions, compose amazing melodies and sticky rhythms to play them in your computer, at the piano, or in your preferred music instrument.