MAESTRO'S NOTES

Notes from the road

Posted by Philip Sheppard on June 3, 2015 at 7:30 AM

If I'm trying to come up with a sound or a tune for a new piece, I'll go outside for a walk, a bike ride or a if I'm really lucky, a hike in the mountains. (The photo above was taken on one of my recent hikes).

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Topics: Read Music, Music Makes You Smarter, Compose Music, Music Education, Kids And Creativity, Creativity

Some notes about notes!

Posted by Philip Sheppard on May 27, 2015 at 5:41 PM

Can you read music?

You might not be able to yet, and that's just fine, because Compose Yourself is here to help you!

The notes might look like odd blobs and lines and squiggles, but just think of them as little patterns on a building block that you can hear!

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Topics: Insider, Read Music, Music Makes You Smarter, Music Education, Kids And Creativity