Music Theory and Composition : Music Theory and Composition

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

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.

…two important ideas Gluck brought to the Opera. First, the orchestra was placed in equal value to the overall operatic performance rather than as a subordinate part of the opera. Secondly, because the historical use of opera was to demonstrate drama…

Monteverdi spent an enormous amount of time developing and writing his collection of these nine books on the sacred Madrigals. His first volume was written and published in 1587. He continued to develop and write…

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!