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Meet the Artist - Nathan James Dearden, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music?

I definitely feel as if I came to composing music quite late in my music education. 3,311 more words


Magic Garden

Many times I have realized that my thoughts and hopes about life, happiness, my career, and many other things have turned out to be innocent fantasy. 417 more words


Passepartout Duo, piano & percussion

Passepartout Duo are Nicoletta Favari (piano) and Christopher Salvito (percussion)

Who or what inspired you to take up piano/percussion, and pursue a career in music? 1,643 more words


Q&A: Matthäus

Forming an 8-person band with members in two states whose music blends pop, folk and contemporary concert music may not sound like the most logical road to successful, but so far, the nontraditional approach has been working in favor for… 1,913 more words


Julian Broadhurst, composer

Who or what inspired you to peruse a career in music?

I knew from a very early age, probably 15, that I wanted to be a composer. 4,236 more words


Watercolour, Echoes and Halo - new releases of piano music

Yuanfan Yang – Watercolour (Orchid Classics)

Nicholas McCarthy – Echoes (Leftnote Records)

Andrew Matthews-Owen – Halo: Music for Piano (Nimbus)

At just 20, Yuanfan Yang… 756 more words

Contemporary Piano Music

David Braid - Songs, Solos & Duos

I would say to a young composer – be a rebel! Write something in D major, annoy your professor, but make it so damned interesting and beautiful that he/she has nothing to say; that is the real challenge for us now.

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British Composer