Product-Market Fit for Composers

Composers might not think of themselves as entrepreneurs, but they should, if they want opportunities to come their way. In this post, I want to…
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Personal branding for composers: Part 1

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The idea of a “personal brand” has been a hot topic for some time now. And you need to find yours. I can hear you…
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Music composition as research

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My main job is directing a program that supports undergraduate research and creative projects. Personally, I define research very broadly–simply “creating new knowledge.” But it…
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Fun on the front burner: Interview with James Bohn

James Bohn
James Bohn is a composer and music technology specialist. His music has been performed internationally as well as throughout the United States. An Associate Professor…
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A Doctorate in Music: Interview with Olivia Kieffer

Olivia Kieffer, recording drums for her new EP
In this series, I interview musicians currently pursuing doctoral degrees. I hope their stories will give readers insights into the joys and challenges of pursuing…
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A Doctorate in Music: Interview with Connor Elias Way

In this series, I interview musicians currently pursuing doctoral degrees. I hope their stories will give readers insights into the joys and challenges of pursuing…
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A Doctorate in Music: Interview with Kory Reeder

Kory Reeder, composer
In this series, I interview musicians currently pursuing doctoral degrees. I hope their stories will give readers insights into the joys and challenges of pursuing…
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A Doctorate in Music: Interview with Brittany J. Green

Brittany J Green, composer
In this series, I interview musicians currently pursuing doctoral degrees. I hope their stories will give readers insights into the joys and challenges of pursuing…
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About summer festivals and workshops

Late spring semester is a stressful yet exciting time for college musicians. People are hearing about acceptances to grad schools and jobs, and people are…
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