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Might You be an Composer?


A lot of people say they have music running around inside their heads even when they aren’t within earshot of a stereo system. Does this sort of thing ever happen to you? Now here’s the really big question: Are any of those tunes ones that you make up? If so, might you be a composer? This workshop is just the event for you.

Might YOU be a Composer?

Conducted by: David Fuentes
Professor of Composition and Theory at Calvin College

Saturday October 21, 2017
9:30am-2pm 
Covenant Fine Arts Center, room 252 & 227

means and methods
  • how composers compose 
  • inspiration vs. perspiration 
  • emerging technology
talent and teaching
  • what composers need to possess
  • what composers need to learn
  • what composers might expect at college
  • what young composers can do now
composition as a calling
  • scratching the itch
  • the composer’s audience
  • careers involving composition

After a free lunch, students will have an opportunity to present music they have written for comments. The workshop is free, but limited to 15 students. Click for an application form
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For more information, contact David Fuentes: dfuentes@calvin.edu  l  616.526.6569 

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