Jun 18, 2024  
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MUSC 1852 - Composition for Songwriters I

Course will develop students’ composition skills. Students with songwriting and/or popular music backgrounds can focus on songwriting with emphasis on notation and written presentation, and students with a background and/or interest in concert music will develop their knowledge of writing for combinations of orchestral and related instruments. Crossover techniques, styles and ensembles are welcome. Students will write songs and pieces as desired with the aim of creating a portfolio of scores and recording useful for applying to schools, competitions and seminars aiming for a professional standard of presentation and mature development of musical ideas. Practical skills include proper presentation of jazz and lead sheet notation/concert music engraving, development of musical ideas and presenting ideas in written popular/jazz and concert formats.



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