FIRST 6-MONTH ONLINE COMPOSITION PROGRAm for BEGINNER COMPOSERS
(Exclusive Program Running from July to December 2023)
You are a musician and want to be a composer, but some issues are holding you back. You probably think that...
The 6-Month Music Composition Program will be presented by Dr. Sheung-Ping Lai, an international composer and educator. With a D.M.A. in Composition and multiple Master's degrees in Composition and Music Education, Dr. Lai's expertise spans a diverse range of musical genres and styles, blending Classical, Jazz, and Chinese elements to create a harmonious fusion. With extensive college teaching experience, Dr. Lai has adapted to the online landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic, connecting with students worldwide. Many of her former students have become professional composers, performers and inspiring educators. Her compositions and research reflect a deep connection to culture and education, aiming to bridge divides and foster global harmony. Dr. Lai believes that anyone can compose and can enjoy the freedom of expression through music. Join us in shaping a brighter future through the universal language of music.
Embrace a multifaceted approach to learning that combines various interactive methods, designed to cater to your unique needs and enhance your growth as a composer.
Engaging Group Sessions via Live Zoom Classes
Immerse yourself in stimulating weekly class meetings held on Zoom, spanning 1.5 hours. These dynamic sessions create a collaborative virtual environment where you can engage with fellow composers, exchange ideas, and learn from experienced international composer and educator, Dr. Sheung-Ping Lai.
Ideas Creation and Development
Review and Practice of Writing Skills
Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, Counterpoint, Instrumental Writing & Vocal Writing
Study of Different Musical Styles Through Listening and Analyses
Musicianship Training: Aural Training, Keyboard Harmony, & Improvisation
Personalized One-On-One Coaching
Benefit from personalized attention with monthly one-on-one coaching sessions. This exclusive time with our instructors allows for in-depth feedback, tailored guidance, and the opportunity to address your specific questions and concerns, ensuring your progress and development as a composer.
Inspiring Guest Presentations
Gain valuable insights and fresh perspectives through captivating guest presentations. Esteemed professionals from the music industry share their expertise, experiences, and unique approaches to composition, broadening your horizons and inspiring new creative possibilities.
Feedback and Evaluation
Receive regular feedback on your weekly assignments and projects, allowing you to refine your compositions and grow as an artist. Our instructors provide constructive criticism, highlighting strengths and offering guidance for improvement, ensuring your continuous progress throughout the program.
Exclusive and Supportive Community
You will become part of an exclusive and supportive community of composers. Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for composition, fostering lifelong friendships and professional relationships. This community serves as a pillar of support, providing encouragement, inspiration, and the opportunity for collaborative projects, amplifying the impact of your musical journey.
WHAT TO EXPECT
This program is for you if…
You're an adult musician who wasn't or isn't a composition major, a music student not currently receiving composition lessons, or an open-minded musician eager to explore different musical styles. Our program welcomes individuals from various backgrounds who are ready to embrace their creativity and embark on a transformative compositional journey.
Before you leave, take a moment to envision the possibilities that await you as a composer. Picture yourself confidently expressing your musical ideas and connecting with audiences on a deeper level. Don't let uncertainty hold you back—join our program today and unlock your true compositional potential.