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๐Ÿ“š Family-First Composer ๐Ÿ“š books May 09, 2023

Whether you're just getting started trying to compose for a living, or you've been doing it for decades, this book is invaluable.

I've had the privilege of speaking with Steven,...

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๐Ÿ’ก The Mockup That Started It All ๐ŸŽš๏ธ production May 09, 2023

This piece moved me to tears when I first heard it. It reignited a flame in me to pursue orchestral music production.

But it wasn’t because of the composition—it was because of the...

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๐ŸŽน 4 Tips To Orchestrate Like A Pro ๐ŸŽน composition May 09, 2023

A few months ago on Instagram, I wrote this post:

The post outlined four essential principles for good orchestration. I realize that not everyone has Instagram (or knew I...

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๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ How To Speak To Clients ๐Ÿ’ฌ communication May 02, 2023

If you’re just getting started as a media composer, you’ve probably been doing it alone so far.

Maybe you’ve scored some movie clips with the music stripped out. Maybe you...

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๐Ÿค“ For The John Powell Fans... ๐Ÿ‘‚ listening May 02, 2023

This track was on repeat when I first heard it. 

Vaughan Williams’ “Five Variants of ‘Dives and Lazarus’” is a gorgeous example of effective...

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๐Ÿงญ Embrace The Journey, Not The Destination ๐Ÿง  mindset May 02, 2023

Let’s face it—if you’re a composer, you deal with self-doubt.

We often feel like imposters. Our work isn’t good enough to share. Our beliefs aren’t backed by...

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