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chopin last won the day on October 30 2017

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  • Birthday 01/12/1981

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    Playing the piano. Composing music for the piano.

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  1. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Allianz Musical Insurance launch search for Young Composer-in-Association UK based composers aged 18 to 30 are invited to apply for BSO Resound’s Young Composer-in-Association, supported by Allianz Musical Insurance. This position will offer one young composer the opportunity to develop their compositional technique and experience in a year long association with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s world-renowned disabled-led ensemble, BSO Resound. To Apply Please provide the following to Alison Holmes at composers at bsorchestra.co.uk • A CV and cover letter detailing why you are interested in this position (approx. 300 words) • Example of pieces of compositional work – Digital Scores / Recordings / Audio Exports You can read more about Lucy’s experience as BSO Resound’s Young Conductor-in-Association.
  2. I've updated this issue finally, and this issue should be resolved for the Mac now. Everyone should now have the ability to seek through a piece. Please let me know if this has been addressed.
  3. Due Feb 1, 2019 Prize $2000 USD $25 fee per submission Submit form on website at: Sewanee Conference Fyfe Prize (Details and requirements listed there)
  4. The Grammy-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus is seeking submissions for our 2018-19 Men’s Ensemble Composer Competition, and thanks to a generous donation from an anonymous funder, there is a cash prize of $500, which will be awarded to the composer of the winning composition. There is no entry fee for submissions. Please review the complete competition guidelines below: Guidelines Entries should be: suitable for young men ages 12-18 written for 3-part or 2-part Men’s Choir (TBB, TTB, or TB); click here for detailed notes for composers a capella, or with piano accompaniment three to eight minutes in length original and with no prior public performance (public performance is defined in the U.S. copyright law to include any music played outside a normal circle of friends and family) Competition Website Info: Brooklyn NY Youth Chorus Register: Submission Form
  5. Do you see a nav bar at the bottom of the screen pop up as you place a checkmark next to your topics? If so, there should be an X at the far right. If you hover over that X, it will say "Unfollow". Please let me know if you see this option.
  6. You should be able to select multiple topics at once by checking on a checkbox. Then when you check your content, you will be displayed options on what to do with that content. Let me know if this solves your problem.
  7. Hi All, I am looking for a few testers who will help me find issues with Music Jotter. For those of you who don't know, Music Jotter is a music notation software created by Young Composers. Testing is easy. Just use the software like you would any software! And as issues arise, just let me know so I can address them right away. Issues may include bugs, or user interface problems (in case something doesn't make sense or is not clear) Please note that this product is for Windows only. If anyone here is interested, I am eagerly awaiting your responses! Thanks!
  8. Just to follow up with this, there was an issue and it was due to the file extension being in caps. I've resolved that situation so that the player will still be recognized whether or not the file extensions are in caps or not.
  9. I decided that I should publish this portion of our magazine right here in the Composer's Headquarters for easy access. This article was written by @luderart and he and @Maarten Bauer went through 236 pieces to choose the best in Orchestral and Large Ensemble Pieces. It is important to note that these choices are indeed very subjective and the authors state that as well in this excerpt: Visions of a Renaissance: Tone Poem for Full Orchestra, by Chad E. Hughes (maestrowick) This piece is about my love for the city of Detroit. The opening section is the fast past traffic on 1-75 and 1-96. The slow adagio section is our sun setting upon our riverfront. The recapitulation of the pizzicato is the masses returning back downtown to the evening festivals, theatre events, sports extravaganzas, and our illustrious Greektown in hopes that the economy of the city shall be revitalized. Emma Overture, Op. 31 (After the novel by Jane Austen), by Robert F. Beers (Austenite) Stylistically-wise, this “concert overture” remains fairly within the Romantic ballpark, although spiced up by the usage of some harmonic and rhythmic elements from other musical trends. Nevertheless, and despite the fact that Emma is widely considered to fit into the mold of a “romance novel”, I made a conscious decision to avoid a “love theme” altogether, instead choosing to depict the flowing relationships among the characters by layering their themes one above another, or by having one’s theme breaking into another’s. Concerto for Euphonium and String Orchestra, by Sojar Voglar This is one of rare examples in Slovenian literature for euphonium. It is neoclassical concerto with all neccessary features: sonata form, easy-to-follow motifs, transparent orchestration and, frank, even clear tonal centre G major. I was a bit inspired by Hindemith's "Gebrauchmusik" since there is not enough concertos for euphonium to venture into experimental world of art (which is, frequently, terrible for ears and mind as well). Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, by Sojar Voglar This is my first large scale concerto. It was created throughout 2001 and 2002. Observing it with my current mind and ear I am still happy with use of cello and its balance with orchestra but I am not so pleased with formal approach.
  10. Oh, and I forgot to mention, you started off with a solid introduction, peaceful, and almost sorrowful. I believe a solid introduction is incredibly important and something composers miss the mark on at times. If you can't draw someone in from the very beginning, you lose your audience's interest.
  11. A very simple piece and gets your point across. As someone who used to be an avid piano composer, who loves romanticism, and loves the winter, I had to comment. This is such an expressive piece and this expression really draws me in. How did you get your composition to sound so rubato? I can really hear your talent for such expression. I would personally love to see you expand on your ideas, you know how to portray emotion so well in such a short length, imagine what you could do with a piece of a greater scale.
  12. @Axelroxasxion3582 what format are you trying to upload? I suggest you upload to YouTube, and embed the YouTube link.
  13. I will assume no then. This never has happened during the history of this site being on this server, so assumption will be that this is a software glitch. I just have no idea how to pinpoint the glitch. So, as soon as your picture is purged again, just let me know!
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