Small_nws_excemption3 Composition tips and exercises

Reflections | Cindy McTee, Composer
Bt_movie_not_in_use Translating imagined sound events into symbols that can be interpreted by others 00h:00m:53s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Studying notation carefully 00h:01m:43s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Study in notation 00h:01m:58s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Permission to appropriate the music of the past. Not constantly reinventing the wheel 00h:04m:35s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Merit of repeating the past 00h:05m:03s

Composer Cindy McTee shares some tips and exercices for composers



Cindy McTee

Hailed by critics as a composer whose music reflects a "charging, churning celebration of the musical and cultural energy of modern-day America," Cindy McTee “brings to the world of concert music a fresh and imaginative voice.” Ms. McTee has received numerous awards for her music, most significantly: the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's third annual Elaine Lebenbom Memorial Award, a Music Alive Award from Meet The Composer and the League of American Orchestras, two awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship, a Composers Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a BMI Student Composers Award. She was also winner of the 2001 Louisville Orchestra Composition Competition. Ms. McTee’s music has been performed by leading orchestras, bands, and chamber ensembles in Japan, South America, Europe, Australia, and the United States.