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Inside “Opus 30″

Inside “Opus 30″

Posted: April 27, 2015

Most people will never write a piece of music. But in Vermont this winter, more than 110 students worked with 12 professional composer mentors to create their own composition. Music-COMP is a community of music educators, professional composer mentors, music organizations, and pre-service educators who encourage and support music composition for students. The work is done online. On Wednesday, April 29, 25 students—ranging in age from eight to eighteen years old—rehearsed with nine professional musicians to prepare pieces for "Opus 30." The work was performed that evening at the Chandler Music Hall. Sandi MacLeod, Ed. D, is executive director of Music-COMP and took time to answer some questions about the event. Read More