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52 West Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992

Phone: 845.497.4000
Fax: 845.497.4030
The Composer's Corner
Are you interested in writing your own music? This page is here to provide you with resources to get started. Be sure to talk to your school's music teacher for more specific guidance in order for you to get a good start.

Composition Competitions:

31st Annual Young Composers' Competition (dead line oct 31, 09)

2009 Tenth Biennial NBA/Merrill James Memorial - Young Composers Band Composition Contest

http://www.mccormicksnet.com/catalog.asp?catID=174&sCat=Comprehensive Music Theory&expmnujsclick=154753-6-0

http://www.nyae.org/Pages/page11.html

http://www.nyssma.org/committees.cfm?subpage=112


Composition Tools - Software Link

(some sites offer free downloadable demo versions):

Notion Music (notation software that uses real instrument sounds for play back)

Subelius (very user freindly notation software and one of fthe top two most used notation software available)

Finale Note Pad (very inexpensive and a great way to start writing your music down and one of the products offered by one of the top two most used notional software availalbe)
 
Professional Composers Associations:

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (A.S.C.A.P.)

The National Association of Composers/USA
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