Composing for flute can be overwhelming, or it may seem super easy. For better or worse, it falls somewhere in the middle.
You need to know how the flute works, even if you don’t play it. That way, you will be able to compose music that flutists look forward to playing.
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Do you want to learn more about composing vs. arranging? Knowing how they compare is great whether you want to get into it or commission someone.
I’ve done both, and there are similarities and differences. Keep the following in mind when choosing which project to take on.
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Do you want to make flute music better or more diverse? You should hire a flute music arranger.
An arranger can help you bring your ideas to life. They can also make sure the music meets your needs of those of your students.
Read on to learn more of the benefits of hiring an arranger.
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Do you want to learn about music commissions? If you’ve tired of all of the tradition happening, you should find new repertoire.
But if you’re not a composer, a commission is your next best bet. That way, you can help bring new works into the world without having to write the pieces yourself.
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This past weekend has been a whirlwind of emotions for American women. The passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg should light a fire in us, and that fire should extend to our musical pursuits. One way to do that? Learn about female composers.
While male composers have been more popular throughout history, women are just as capable of writing great music. These female composers are just the beginning. Continue reading “12 Female Composers Classical Musicians Should Know”