Composition Channel

Composing With Your Students: Strengthening Bonds While Learning How To Compose Together by Rob Deemer

One of the biggest challenges for teachers who want to help their students learn to compose is that they usually don’t have much experience themselves. Dr. Rob Deemer will not only present several hands-on methods for teachers to create composition projects for themselves and their students to work on together, but will also encourage a healthy, back-and-forth relationship of critique and compliment between teacher and student.



Composition 101 with Robert Deemer

One doesn’t have to be a Poet to write poetry, so why can’t it be the same for composing? During this session, fictional boundaries that have kept music teachers from writing their own music, and, in turn, encouraging their students to compose as well, will be broken down.

Handout from Music Education Week 2012