Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Jazz chord symbols

Here are some good sites for learning about jazz chord notation:

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra (1945)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Pierre Boulez.

ISYM Composition 2018 - Daily Schedule

Welcome to ISYM Composition 2018! Here is our schedule for the week - this may change depending on what you are all interested in.

Saturday: Final Concert, 10:00 am, Orchestra Rehearsal Room

8:15 - 9:15 amComposition Studio ClassMB CAMIL I - 4033
Monday: Motives - Bartók Concerto for Orchestra
Tuesday: Modes & Harmony
Wednesday: Rhythm
Thursday: Form
Friday: Final proofreading - going over parts - OR student presentations

9:30 - 10:30 amIndividual Composing/Lessons
(Taylor, Shaw)
MB CAMIL I - 4033
MB 3rd floor practice rooms

10:45 - 11:45 pmOther TopicsMB CAMIL I - 4033
Monday: Making parts & Notating by hand
Tuesday: Jazz chord notation
Wednesday: Rhythm in classical and popular music
Thursday: Popular music & arranging
Friday: Pre-Concert Preparation


1:15 - 2:15 pmIndividual Composing/Lessons
(Taylor, Shaw)
MB CAMIL I - 4033
MB 3rd floor practice rooms

2:30 - 3:30 pmPerformance/Orchestration SessionsKCPA Studio I
Monday: Read through pieces in progress
Tuesday: Percussion Master Class with Ryan Pearson
Wednesday: Violin/Cello Master Class with Trevor Thompson & Kayla Schoeny
Thursday: Flute/Clarinet Master Class with Sorcha Barr & Angela Kucharski
Friday: Rehearsal for Concert

3:45 4:45 pmMusic Technology Elective
Dr. Eli Fieldsteel
MB CAMIL II - 0324

10:00 am Saturday, June 30Final ConcertKCPA, Orchestra Rehearsal Room

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

One of the 20th century's masterworks, Quatuor pour la fin du temps
by Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992). Excellent recording with score; the
YouTube link has detailed notes and starting times for each movement.