Composition classes in a one-on-one teacher/student setting will allow you to have personalized instruction with immediate constructive feedback. Lessons for composition are recommended to be either 45 minutes or 1 hour.
Requirements for this course:
- basic understanding of music theory
- ability to read music
- access to a score writing programme like Finale or MuseScore (MuseScore is a free one)
Helpful but not required:
- Basic keyboard or piano skills
- a MiDi keyboard to help enter notes
In classes, the student will learn (through practical application on their own instrument and through using software) techniques and tools to help the student find their own personal voice by exploring structure, form, and genres while mastering specific assignments using the building blocks of music.