Music Theory and Composition : Music Theory and Composition

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

One never knows where creativity begins in the mind of man, nor can one fathom its source. What one can do is to understand that it is the composer who reaches into the depths of his or her heart and soul to discover new music that lies within waiting to come forth. It is in that journey that music takes flight and finds its way into our…

…Christopher Tin has won two Grammy’s in one night for his composition Baba Yetu and for his debut CD Calling All Dawns. Following up on our recent exclusive interview with Christopher where he discusses the story behind the making of Calling All Dawns…

Music education has done so much for me personally that I can’t help but believe in the power of what music education can do. I think that anyone who finds success in music and loves music has an obligation to develop music for the next generation, whether via teaching, trying to inspire younger people with music, or just sharing the inherent beauty of music.

“Herein lays the true message: that all these facets of the cyclical nature of the world; living, giving birth to new life and dying are all universal to every person on this planet, no matter what their skin color or religious belief. In essence, we are all connected through our common human experiences.

Just like an excellent symphony, each note is a contributing factor making the symphony a glorious experience. Take away a single note and it is diminished. Likewise, with John and Nelle O’Neill, one cannot write about only one of them as their lives are like a wonderful symphony!

I want truth and nakedness in my music; I want honesty. I want the listener to feel my heart and have their own stirred by what I offer in sound. Alex Shapiro

In his own search for the connectivity between the physical and the spiritual worlds, Michael Brant DeMaria has brought to us three CD’s of all original music, two in the Healing Sound Project Series…