Expanding Your Comfort Zone

Expanding Your Comfort Zone Deliberately move out of your comfort zone from time to time. Even if you feel highly uncomfortable writing music in a different style or for a different line up than what you’re used to, it is a great exercise and will sharpen your skills....

Musical Studies in the Internet Age

Musical Studies in the Internet Age There has probably never been a more accessible base of knowledge available for learning composers before than in today’s times. Being able to watch legendary performances of all sorts of music on Youtube, listen to millions of...

Listen to other music

Listen to other music This one seems like a no-brainer but actually listen to music. It is very often surprising how little time professional musicians and composers spend listening to music other than their own. “When I leave the studio in the evening, I don’t want...