One of the best additions to the 2013 MDJW was the Composer's Workshop. It gave an outlet for beginning to advanced composers the opportunity to have their work rehearsed, whether completed or unfinished.
In a supportive enviornment led by instructor Gwinnell, students played each others compositions, and received constructive advice from each other.
Besides the playing aspect, daily clinics were given on arranging, reharmonizing, and orchestration.
Now in its sixth year, the Composer's Workshop will be conducted by faculty saxophonist James Hughes.
Like last year, the focus will be on the music you bring in to play.
You may bring one or two compositions.
You can bring any type of composition to the workshop, provided:
It is not essential, but preferred that:
If you have any questions on eligibility or preparation, feel free to email at any time. We will work with you to prepare for the workshop.
You may also attend as an auditor.