Institute of Composing

Craft of Composition

There might be ‘eternal verities’ that apply to all composing…

Role of the Performer

Throughout classical music history performers have produced extraordinary technical achievements stretched by increasing demands in the scores of composers...

Teaching of Composition

Most music students compose now at schools and Universities. Sometimes imitatively, sometimes originally...

Composer in the Community

Britain has led the world in exploring engagement and participation between profession and the wider public...

Literacy

The Institute of Composing recently hosted a debate at the Southbank Centre entitled 'The End of Literacy'...

Writing About Music

Music journalism has changed much in the last 20 years, partly as a result of new media but also with changing expectations of audiences and readers…

New Music Across Boundaries

Shrinking global boundaries make accessible and practical conversations between music and musicians...

Composition and Improvisation

Improvisation has been a vital part of most world musics...

Page last updated: Wednesday 11 July 2012