Beginners

How to Compose for Younger People

A handy guide to give composers who are just starting out a method for creating a great new piece.

Making Music Relevant

A way to help young people engage with all kinds of music, as well as open their eyes to new artists.

Bee Waltz

A great piece for beginner instrumentalists, where they can shape the music themselves. Created by Jeremy Clay and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.

Imagine Compose

A guide for helping beginner musicians to start composing.

One Note Piece

A task for beginner composers to write a piece for only one note. This gives them a chance to explore rhythm, texture, articulation, dynmaics, and other musical elements.

Musical Conversations

An improvisation task for two musicians.

5 Composition Lessons for Starters

A handy lesson plan for composition beginners.