The 2018 Oscars: A Musical Roundup
Never underestimate the power of a great film score. Here, we examine each of the scores that competed for this year’s Best Original Score Oscar and shine a light on the composers behind them.
Will Technology Revolutionise Our Music Classrooms?
The intersection of music and technology is rich with ground-breaking potential – and music education is one of the fields that could stand to benefit the most from these new possibilities. Here we look ahead to what the future of music technology might bring for education.
Preparing a Professional-Looking Portfolio – A Composer’s Guide
How to make sure that your work reaches its audience.
The Path to Professionalism: Supplementing Your Income
It can be easy to believe that musical talent will rise to the top regardless of circumstance, but in a field as fiercely competitive as composing, sometimes you need to actively ensure that your work reaches its audience.
The Mozart Effect: Could a Sensory Approach to Teaching Classical Music Help Children for Life?
We explore the truth behind the Mozart Effect and ask whether it could provide music teachers with a new method for engaging their students.
The Path to Professionalism: The Art of Modern Music Engraving
In the latest entry of our Path to Professionalism series, we’ll be demystifying the art of modern music engraving.
The Evolution Of Music Engraving
Here, we explore how the process of engraving has evolved over the centuries – from an intricate, hand-written task beyond the reach of many, to the modern scoring software that forms an integral part of every musician’s toolkit.
Becoming a Composer for Film: What You Need to Know
The role of the composer has existed for centuries, but over the years it has shifted and changed to accommodate changing tastes, emerging technologies and new media.
What Does 2018 Hold for Classical Musicians?
From several major new releases to a renewal of the debate over diversity, 2017 was a significant year for classical music. Now, as another year begins, we take a look ahead at what 2018 could bring.
What Does the Commodification of Music Mean for Modern Musicians?
Most musicians would bristle at the thought of their music being received as little more than a commodity.