Composer Boot Camp 101: 50 Exercises for Educators, Students and Music Professionals – Kindle edition by Sabrina Young. Arts & Photography Kindle eBooks @

Posted: November 22, 2016 in opera
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Composer Boot Camp is a series of 50 exercises for educators and beginning, intermediate, and advanced musicians who want to develop their skills in composition.

Composer Boot Camp 101 workbook is designed to help educators, students, and seasoned professionals to hone their compositional craft. There are a series of exercises, helpful tips, resources, and more to help the musician prepare a solid foundation in music composition developed by award-winning composer and music educator Sabrina Pena Young.

Exercises are divided into four sections:

Appropriate for young students, adult learners, and those who do not yet read music.

Appropriate for high school students, music educators, college students, and musicians who want to learn how to write music.

For advanced college students, composers, music educators, and musicians with a strong grasp of music theory and performance who want to continue to excel in the craft of composition.

Exercises for Intermediate to Advanced musicians who want to incorporate technology with their songcraft.

The Main Subjects covered in this exercise workbook are:

INSPIRATION – Learn how to kickstart a musical idea
MELODY – Focus on developing melody
RHYTHM – Exercise rhythmic skill
HARMONY – Discover tonal harmony and chords
ORCHESTRATION – Practice writing for ensembles

“Unlike a complex method book, this book focuses on practical exercises that I have used myself as a composer or when instructing students. Educators will find a wide expanse of exercises here focuses on inspiration, melody, rhythm orchestration, and harmony. Students and professional composers will find exercises that will hone their musical skills and help them soar to the next level.” – Sabrina Pena Young

An extra section on Technology brings composition to the 21st century and covers basic exercises for advanced students, educators, and composers to practice to develop composing to multimedia. These are key skills for any musician hoping to be marketable.

Sound Resources for Composer Boot Camp:

Award-winning composer Sabrina Pena Young is a foremost expert on Virtual Opera Production and Music Technology. A sought after consultant and speaker in music, arts, and technology, Young continues to push musical boundaries. Critics have called her “Wagner 2.0″and “Talented” with her works presented at Art Basil Miami, Opera America in NYC. the Beijing Conservatory, ICMC, London’s Angel Moving Image Festival, the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, SEAMUS, the NY International Independent Film Festival, Miramax’s Project Greenlight, TEDxBuffalo, the Holland Animation Film Festival, TEDx, and countless venues in Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas.

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